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Payslip manipulation is real. Tenants who cannot afford to live in a rental property “doctor” their payslip to show a higher salary. But, a few months after placing the tenant, they start to pay late or stop paying altogether. Credit bureau TPN recently introduced employment verification

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Curious things happen to human beings. It is no surprise then that landlords who are in the business of renting homes to human beings come across strange goings-on between the four walls of their properties. Michelle Dickens, MD of TPN confirms that “as a property specialist

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When you decide to sell your home you may be faced with a very specific question: Do I use an established, traditional real estate brand or one of the new online, low-commission or fixed-fee agencies? When selling real estate, there is no silver bullet; no magic

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If you are a homeowner it is almost certain that at some point you are going to have to deal with the ramifications of a burst geyser. Generally, your homeowners’ insurance policy should cover you in the event of a burst geyser as well as any

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When buying a property, the usual process is that transfer duty is payable by the buyer on the property; however, if the property is registered in the name of a company it will be subject to VAT instead. Transfer duty is the usual tax levied on

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