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Fraudulent tenant references

Katrine Sporle
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"A landlord was concerned about the referencing of one particular tenant. He believed that the application was likely to be fraudulent and sought compensation from the agent, reports Katrine Sporle, The Property…

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Fraudulent deposits

Katrine Sporle

"If a tenant pays by credit card, it should put the agent ‘on notice’ that the tenant could, potentially have affordability issues.”

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Online rental fraud: scams create landlord nightmares

Sheila Manchester
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Rental fraud is on the rise, fuelled by a highly competitive rental market and low cost, or free-to-list platforms for advertising property. Research conducted by YouGov in 2013 estimated that over 1…

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