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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.
What to do with your home when you emigrate?
Once you’ve decided to emigrate, you’re faced with major decisions regarding your home and its contents. Here are a few tips.
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.
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.
Creating a harmonious house share
Sharing a house may sound like a great idea but when things aren’t run properly, conflicts can arise. Here’s how to make sure your house share is successful.
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.
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.
How to choose the right tenant for your rental property
Selecting the right tenant is the most crucial step when deciding to rent out your property. Consider these helpful tips on how to choose the right tenant.