Landlords to seek more quality in tenants in 2013
Continued high demand from potential tenants for buy-to-let homes
will allow landlords to become more picky with whom they allow to
rent their properties throughout 2013, it has been claimed by an
James Davis, chief executive officer of UPad, said that it will
become more beneficial to tenants to try to look ahead of the game
and give themselves an edge over people who are essentially their
competitors in the rental market.
He added that the last year had seen the average landlord looking
at 20 enquiries for every home that they put up for let, which will
lead to them picking quality over quantity.
"Those who will look after their property, pay the rent on time and
in full and be responsible renters are sure to be preferred by
landlords and I foresee full tenant referencing and rent guarantee
agreements becoming the norm in 2013," said Mr Davis.