How a UK Guarantor can Actually Save you Money 

If you’re looking to rent in the UK, you’ll most likely be asked to provide a UK rent guarantor. It sounds complicated, but rest assured it’s not. Explained in short, this is an individual that is prepared to be responsible for your rent, in the case that you default on a payment. Using a service […]

Risks Standing As Guarantor

What Are Parents Risks Standing As Guarantor? Parents are being warned about the potential financial risk standing as guarantor for their children in shared student accommodation. This is because they could face large debts if housemates fall into rent arrears. Joint and Several Agreements Under ‘joint and several’ tenancy agreements, all tenants and their guarantors […]

Housing Hand launch University of Bristol guarantor service

Housing Hand launch University of Bristol guarantor service

Bristol Guarantor Service provided by Housing Hand and the University of Bristol Housing Hand, the award-winning UK rent guarantor service are happy to announce that we have teamed up with the University of Bristol to create the Bristol Guarantor Service. We have teamed up with the Bristol University Accommodation team and the Bristol Students Union to […]

Top ten Tenancy Facts you need to know!

Want to move into a student house but unsure of the things you need to look out for? In this blog, we are going to be giving you the top ten tenancy facts and rights in student housing. It’s worth first clarifying the difference between a private rental and an HMO. An HMO (House in Multiple […]

Five years of Housing Hand, the UK rent guarantor service!

Celebration of five years of Housing Hand, the UK rent guarantor service

As the first and leading rent guarantor service, Housing Hand turning five marks the affirmation of a valued new service and the importance of the international student market in the UK. Happy Birthday! As we wish a very happy fifth birthday to Housing Hand, it is worth reflecting on how their success is representative of […]

Who Can Be A Rent Guarantor?

Who Can Be A Rent Guarantor.

If you are looking to rent accommodation in the UK then you will most likely require a rent guarantor. This is a requirement that most landlords and accommodation providers require. If you want to know more about what a guarantor is, read our article on ‘What is a guarantor?’ If you know what a guarantor […]

HOUSING HAND INTERNATIONAL GUARANTOR SERVICE EXPANDS OVERSEAS

HOUSING HAND INTERNATIONAL GUARANTOR SERVICE EXPANDS OVERSEAS

Housing Hand, the only UK guarantor company offering a secure and reliable insured international guarantor service in the UK for students and working professionals are expanding internationally, to Europe, Asia and the Far East! As the leading UK guarantor company, we have looked for new ways to improve our service by aiming to assist applicants in […]

Parents Risk Being Guarantor for Rent

If you have a child going to university or moving out for the first time, you may be asking yourself the question, what are the parents risks being guarantor for rent? The fact that you are asking this question suggests you are already sensible to be cautious of the potential financial burden you are committing to. If […]

GROWING DEMAND FOR UK GUARANTORS

Growing Demand For UK Guarantors

Increasing numbers of international students and working professionals are looking for UK guarantors, according to Housing Hand, the UK’s only secured and reliable insured guarantor service. Rising rent prices, poor credit ratings and mounting household debt is leading many young people to struggle to secure rental accommodation.  International students and working professionals with a poor or zero credit rating are […]

FEES FOR RENTING IN THE UK

Fees For Renting In The UK

What are the fees for renting in the UK? Housing Hand explain what cost you are required to pay to rent property in the UK. We explain how the upfront cost of renting in the UK can be much higher for international tenants. Plus we discuss the government policy to try and prevent tenants from being conned […]

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Guarantor Application Check List

You must meet the requirements below:

  • Student Studying in the UK or Ireland
  • Have proof of identity: a passport, provisional or full driving licence
  • Have proof of study documents from UCAS or a letter from your University
  • Have a proof of address document dated within the last 2 months
  • Have a Co-signer ready. What is a Co-signer?
  • Have a place to rent? If you don’t try our House Finder Service

Guarantor Application Check List

You must meet the requirements below:

  • Be employed or self-employed
  • Earn at least 1.5 times your share of the monthly rent
  • Have proof of income, for the last 3 months
  • Have proof of identity: a passport, provisional or full driving licence
  • Have a proof of address document dated within the last 2 months
  • Have a Co-signer ready. What is a Co-signer?
  • Have a place to rent? If you don’t try our House Finder Service