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Important information that should be included in a lease agreement
A residential lease agreement is a legally binding document so tenants should ensure that they read and understand it before signing.
Inspections protect both landlords and tenants
It’s vitally important to conduct incoming and outgoing inspections in order to ensure that the rental deposit on a property is handled fairly.
Why a clean credit record is vital for tenants
With fierce competition in the rental market, tenants are finding it increasingly difficult to find rental property. In this market, landlords are looking closely at tenant’s creditworthiness.
How landlords can avoid loss of income
A damaged property or unpaid rent can leave a landlord seriously out of pocket. Here are some steps to take to prevent this from happening.
Security tips for renters
It’s imperative for tenants to consider the security of a property before signing on the dotted line.
Dealing with non-payment of rent?
Non-payment of rent is a breach of the rental contract. This is how landlords and tenants should approach the issue.
EAAB protects against unscrupulous agent behaviour
In the event of a dispute between an estate agent and their client, the EAAB will step in to ensure that the matter is resolved.
Evictions just became a whole lot harder
A recent Constitutional Court judgement has ruled that residents cannot be evicted if they would be left homeless.
And the award for the worst landlord goes to…
Although for the most part, landlords are reasonable, there are some that go to extremes to make their tenant’s live’s hell.
Renting for the first time? This is what you need to know
If you’ve not rented a property before, you may not be aware of what’s required of you and how to find the best rental accommodation. These tips will help.