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How to get rid of non-paying tenants without much of a hassle

21 January 2020 2:13 PM
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Personal finance
Kieno Kammies
Credit bureau
investing
Property
landlord
Buy to let
background checks
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blacklisting
non-paying tenants
TPN
Michelle Dickens
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Dodgy tenants who don’t pay – a perennial headache for landlords. Kieno Kammies interviews credit bureau TPN’s Michelle Dickens.

It’s not easy to get rid of a non-paying tenant.

So, how do you ensure the people interested in renting your property aren’t dodgy non-payers who will tie you up in a legal tussle when you try to get them out?

Couple signs contract with real estate agent. Image: 123rf.com

Kieno Kammies interviewed credit bureau TPN’s Managing Director, Michelle Dickens.

Dickens knows a thing or three about this perennial headache for landlords.

Her company does an extensive background check which it updates every time a tenant pays her or his rent.

If the tenant fails to pay TPN sends a letter of demand, eventually followed by a blacklisting.

For more detail, listen to the extensive discussion in the audio below.

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21 January 2020 2:13 PM
Tags:
Personal finance
Kieno Kammies
Credit bureau
investing
Property
landlord
Buy to let
background checks
tenant
blacklisting
non-paying tenants
TPN
Michelle Dickens
letter of demand

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