Articles related to "Landlord Rights"

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Do you really need a rental agent?
The tough economy is putting both landlords and tenants under strain. Could using a good rental agent help?
Important information that should be included in a lease agreement
A residential lease agreement is a legally binding document so tenants should ensure that they read and understand it before signing.
Inspections protect both landlords and tenants
It’s vitally important to conduct incoming and outgoing inspections in order to ensure that the rental deposit on a property is handled fairly.
How landlords can avoid loss of income
A damaged property or unpaid rent can leave a landlord seriously out of pocket. Here are some steps to take to prevent this from happening.
Dealing with non-payment of rent?
Non-payment of rent is a breach of the rental contract. This is how landlords and tenants should approach the issue.
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.
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.
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.
10 things to do before you sign a lease
Important points to consider and pertinent questions to ask, before you sign a lease agreement.