Articles related to "CPA - Landlords"

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What happens when a lease is cancelled early
Landlords and tenants need to be aware of their responsibilities when there is an early termination of a lease agreement.
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.
Avoiding tenants from hell
Landlords have been sharing some of their tenant horror stories online, and they are a cautionary tale for those looking to rent out their property.
Rental agreements explained
It's vitally important that landlords and tenants have a clear understanding of the various clauses found in lease agreements. Failure to do so could result in trouble for both parties.
My bank burnt down, and other ridiculous reasons for not paying rent
Dodgy tenants will find creative excuses for not paying rent. Here are some warning signs that you might have a one on your hands, and what you can do about it.
Can you terminate a lease agreement without recourse?
Under what circumstances can a tenant terminate their tenancy without breaching their contract agreement?
How to cancel a residential lease
What happens when a landlord or a tenant wants to cancel a lease? What rules and what legislation apply? What protection does the law provide?
2015 Standard Residential Property Lease for Freehold
Here’s a free lease agreement for you to download. This document is Consumer Protection Act (CPA) compliant and is for Freehold property –
Lease clauses and the law
Know what you are signing up for when you agree to clauses in a rental agreement.
Dealing with an uncooperative tenant
For those landlords who rent out residential property and manage it themselves, here are some guideline sin dealing with uncooperative tenants.