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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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“Sharon speaking, hello.” “Hi Sharon, it’s Lebo.” “Oh, hi Lebo. How are you?” “I’m fine Sharon; just saw that you have not yet paid your rent?” “I…uh…I was meaning to call you about that.” “It’s the 4th of the month. Your rent needs to me in my account by the

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Tenants whose monthly rentals are between R7,000 to R12,000 remain the best payers, with those in the bottom and top price categories the worst. This is according to TPN Rental Monitor for Q3 2016 which reports that 88.37% of tenants in the R7,000 to R12,000 rental

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