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Can we rent with a bad credit score

We have a bad credit score, my husband has been made redundant twice - he's 62. We are selling our house, will have quite a decent amount in the bank and be able to pay rent in advance, 12 months if needed. Would we be taken on as tenants despite our bad credit score?

Asked on Mar 15 2016, Renting in Leeds | Report content

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  • Hi Soowoo1, A bad credit score can be an issue when trying to rent a property, but it's definitely not always a dealbreaker. If you're able to pay 12 months up front your credit issues are less likely to be of concern. You may also be able to negotiate a slightly cheaper rent given you can pay the 12 months up front. Many thanks, Dan

    Answered on May 11 2016, Report content

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