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How to find the perfect roommate
Finding a roommate to share costs is tempting to many, but it is important to ask the right questions before agreeing to share your space with a relative stranger.
Why rental property inspections are important
Landlords and tenants often disagree on who is liable for repairs or damages to a rental property. The best way to avoid conflict is to have a thorough inspection report done.
Rainwater tanks: Should a landlord or tenant supply them?
Many home owners are installing rainwater tanks and grey-water systems to help them meet water restrictions and to protect themselves against a Day Zero scenario. But what of tenants?
How Durban landlords can address tenant affordability
Property owners in the Durban CBD are addressing the affordability challenge that faces many prospective tenants in their area – and reconfiguring the inner city rental market in the process.
Lease clauses and the law
Clauses written into a lease are legally binding once the lease is signed. It's therefore important to know what you are signing up for when you agree to clauses in a rental agreement.
How landlords should deal with subletting
The sub-letting game can be dangerous, but there are three S’s you can follow as a landlord to keep yourself safe.
How to avoid bad tenants
Letting your property to a tenant who has lied about their income, identity or rental history can become a nightmare.
Property management: your key to property investment success
Property management is divided into two main components: tenant placement and rental management. Mastering these activities will dramatically improve your property investment success.
10 reasons to downsize your house
More South Africans are realising that bigger isn't necessarily better when it comes to homeownership, and are choosing to downsize.
Tips for maintaining a rental property
Renting out a property is not a get out of jail free card when it comes to maintenance. Every home, regardless of how good its tenant, needs to looked after.