Credible tenants: middle-aged, unemployed, able to pay?

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    Credible tenants: middle-aged, unemployed, able to pay?

    Hi all,

    A quick question aimed at landlords, this is just to see what kind of reaction we may receive.

    Would you consider a couple (early fifties) as tenants that are:

    1.Currently unemployed – but actively seeking employment, in receipt of two pensions totalling £660.00 per month and housing benefit (not on Income support).

    2.Able to pay a few months rent plus bond upfront and provide a guarantor

    I would appreciate any feedback, thank you in advance!

    If you have a credible guarantor I wouldn't have thought you'd have too much problem.


      Thank you

      Hi Ericthelobster,

      thanks for your speedy reply, yes we have a very credible guarantor. That has put our minds at rest! Thanks again.


        I can't see any major issues with this sitatuation. I have taken on tenants in much worse circumstances. As long as they are 'All right' as people ( if you know what I mean ) then you shouldn't have any problems.


          Thank you

          Hi Colincbayley,

          thanks for your message, yes, we consider ourselves to be respectable people, just down on our luck right now! Thanks again.


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