We are filling out an application for a rental house (we are not in the position to buy at this time, and we are fairly new to this area). It's a "generic" application the homeowner is using, and one of the questions asks us to list "Personal References" and then "Credit References" -- who should we put?!!? We've made friends/acquaintances since moving here for my hubby's job but haven't known anyone for longer than 6-7 months...the people who know us best live 1000 miles away.
And WHAT do we put for credit references!?!?!? We have checking/savings accounts both here and back where we lived before....but we haven't taken out any loans or anything from either place.
Asked by Anonymous at 12:23 PM on Apr. 15, 2013 in Home & Garden
Answer by daylily888 at 12:27 PM on Apr. 15, 2013
Make sure whatever friend or family member you use as a personal reference won't mind you putting them down. My lovely 1/2 sister didn't ask me & now I'm getting calls from her creditors to "pass along the message". BS! That's not my debt & I resent those calls. I would thing the credit reference would come from your credit report. GL on your new home. Hope your landlord is a good one.
Answer by mrsmom110 at 12:29 PM on Apr. 15, 2013
Your DH's Bosses # or Personnel # (Tell your DH to speak to them & let them know someone may be calling for a reference). For a Credit reference leave it blank then ask the person who you are supposed to give it to who they want for a credit reference.
Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 12:29 PM on Apr. 15, 2013
Answer by jerseydiva at 12:34 PM on Apr. 15, 2013
Answer by missanc at 12:40 PM on Apr. 15, 2013
Answer by Dardenella at 1:00 PM on Apr. 15, 2013