Understanding Guarantor's Role in Tenant Documentation
We must provide our tenants copies of a few documents before they move in, e.g., gas safety certificate, EICR, EPC, How to rent guide and deposit information. And we ask them to sign a document to confirm they received them.
If the tenant requires a guarantor, does the guarantor also need copies of these documents?
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Landlords should be aware of the benefits of written tenancy agreements and the procedures necessary for obtaining such an agreement. Although a landlord can create many short-term tenancies (three years or less) without a written agreement, it is generally not advisable for landlords to allow occupation without first having secured a signed formal tenancy agreement.