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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.
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.
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.
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.
How to beat rental crooks
Bogus agents and landlords are using the increasing demand for rental property to scam potential tenants. Here’s how you can avoid being defrauded.
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.
Protecting yourself from identity theft
A current court case, dealing with a house that was sold fraudulently, has highlighted the risks of identity theft. Here’s what you need to know.