Articles related to "CPA - Landlords"

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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 to avoid bad tenants
Letting your property to a tenant who has lied about their income, identity or rental history can become a nightmare.
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?
How to deal with disappearing tenants
In difficult economic times, many landlords rely on the rental income their tenants bring in – but what happens if that tenant suddenly decides to move out?
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?