Guarantors A good tenant can be a pleasure. A bad one a disaster. About one in seven of enquiries at the moment are from sad landlords chasing residential rent arrears. Often they have no idea even where the ex-tenant has gone to. We tell them that they have been cheated and they just have to to get on with life. But they can learn. They took up references, but have they thought that the next tenant could be asked to provide a guarantor. The form is simple. Estate agents use them all the time. We have several times come across a guarantor who was on benefit, worthless.  Recently…