Reader Question: 

“Do agents have the right to ask for bank statements during the application process?” – Serpil 

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The tenancy application process is key to securing your new rental, so we asked Training and Development Manager at Professionals, Jenni Wood for an answer to this question:

Jenni said it would be rare for this to occur, but exceptions could apply.

“If there was a tenant application and the applicant did not have employment and were new to the country, then the agent may be put in a position that they need to verify that the applicant has the capacity to pay the rent,” she said.

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