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Rules for renting property to family
Renting out a property is a business and should be treated as such regardless of who the tenant is. Here’s how to put the right structures in place when renting to family.
Rental agreements explained
It's vitally important that landlords and tenants have a clear understanding of the various clauses found in lease agreements. Failure to do so could result in trouble for both parties.
My bank burnt down, and other ridiculous reasons for not paying rent
Dodgy tenants will find creative excuses for not paying rent. Here are some warning signs that you might have a one on your hands, and what you can do about it.
Dunkeld West is a rental goldmine for investment buyers
The strong demand for rental properties in Dunkeld West, one of the major arteries located north of Johannesburg, provides a potentially lucrative opportunity for investment buyers.
Why a 2-month rental deposit makes sense for landlords
For tenants, a 2-month rental deposit may seem steep, but for many landlords it just makes business sense.
Can you terminate a lease agreement without recourse?
Under what circumstances can a tenant terminate their tenancy without breaching their contract agreement?
Landlords can be held responsible for the actions of their tenants
A recent report in the Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes (STBB) newsletter highlights the importance of keeping tabs on what is happening on your property if a tenant is in place.
Here’s what R10 000 rent gets you in SA’s upmarket areas
If your goal is to start afresh in a new rental apartment this year, we’ve got a few options in desirable areas that may pique your interest.
This is the reason so many eviction applications go wrong
It’s every landlord’s nightmare to find out that their eviction order has been denied by the courts. One easy step can help landlords avoid this pitfall.
Is this Airbnb story too good to be true?
A recent study claims that South African landlords can pay off property years quicker by using Airbnb instead of traditional letting. This is why the study is wrong.