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A 7-point checklist for avoiding renter’s regret
Demand for rentals is always high and you may feel pressured into signing a lease too soon because you fear missing out. Not doing your homework could however lead to you making a bad decision.
Tenant vs landlord - who fixes what?
One of the more contentious issues between a landlord and the tenant is almost always the general state of repair and ongoing maintenance and repair issues that crop up within a tenancy.
African buyers are investing in South African property
Investors from the rest of Africa are investing in property in South Africa for a variety of reasons.
The effect of Airbnb on the rental market
Many property owners who listed their property to rent on a short-term basis on the platform have switched back to long-term renting. Find out why.
Tenants cannot withhold their rent
Tenants often resort to withholding their rental payment if they feel their landlord is not maintaining the property, but this can backfire. This is how it should be handled.
Buy to let vs Buy to live
The criteria for buying a property may change depending on what you are planning to use it for, says Steve van Wyk, Seeff’s MD in Centurion.
3 types of real estate agents to avoid
Choosing a real estate agent is like choosing a mattress – make the wrong selection and you’ll end up with sleepless nights left contemplating all of the money you have lost.
6 golden rules for buying South African property revealed
There are some rules that every property buyer should follow in order to get the most out of their property purchase.
Why a tenant’s safety should be important to landlords
Landlords have a duty to use reasonable care to safeguard their tenants and could be in breach of contract if they fail to do so. But providing good security benefits the landlord as well.
4 tips for first-time renters
Competition is fierce for rental properties and in order not to miss out, first-time renters should make sure that they are well prepared. Here is a quick guide for first-time renters