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Understanding the terms of your rental deposit is critical
One of the most common areas of conflict between letting agents and tenants is around the refund of the tenant’s deposit.
Tenants beware – your landlord’s insurance does not cover you
Tenants are often under the misconception that their belongings are covered by landlord’s insurance. This is however, not the case, and tenants need to have their own household content policy.
How can I rent again if I have a bad reference?
Tips on how to go about renting a property when one of your previous landlords is giving you a bad reference.
The perils of rising consumer debt for landlords
Like most other consumers in SA, residential tenants are financial pressure and battling to meet all their commitments. This poses a risk for landlords
10 things to do before you sign a lease
Important points to consider and pertinent questions to ask, before you sign a lease agreement.
Rental dispute? The Rental Housing Tribunal can help
The Rental Housing Tribunal (RHT) assists in resolving disputes that arise between landlords and tenants.
Read your lease and then sign
Generally speaking lease agreements are pretty standard documents, but there are exceptions. These are some clauses to look out for.
Airbnb is affecting rental prices in South Africa
As more landlords choose to go the Airbnb route, the pool of properties available for long term rentals is shrinking. This has an effect on demand and rental charges.
Tenants rights and obligations
The obligations of tenants as well as landlords are covered in statutory, as well as non-statutory law in South Africa.
Successfully Letting Your Property
Investing in property to let could prove to be a safe and profitable investment, if managed correctly.