Articles related to "Lease Agreements"

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5 points tenants need to know before signing a lease
Tenants should remember that a lease is a legally binding document which means they should be sure they understand all the points before signing.
The landlord's guide to dealing with late rental payments
Most landlords will need to deal with a tenant missing the date for their rental payment. Here's how they should deal with late payments.
Why tenants need a good letting agent
A lot of the hard work that agents do for tenants goes unnoticed. Make friends with your agent and your tenancy will be smooth sailing!
Southern Suburbs apartment rental rates decline by 36%
The rental market has changed but some landlords still have unrealistic expectations of rentals rates.
Property Buyer Show 2018 Cape Town | Customized lease agreements
Private Property chats to Danielle Kriel, Rental Law Specialist at Danielle Kriel Attorney, about the benefits of a customized lease agreement for landlords and tenants.
A 7-point checklist for avoiding renter’s regret
Demand for rentals is always high and you may feel pressured into signing a lease too soon because you fear missing out. Not doing your homework could however lead to you making a bad decision.
Tenants cannot withhold their rent
Tenants often resort to withholding their rental payment if they feel their landlord is not maintaining the property, but this can backfire. This is how it should be handled.
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.
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.