Articles related to "Maintenance"

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10 household hacks for a clean freak on a budget
We've got a few nifty DIY tricks to make cleaning your home easier, without breaking the bank.
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.
Tenant vs landlord - who fixes what?
One of the more contentious issues between a landlord and the tenant is almost always the general state of repair and ongoing maintenance and repair issues that crop up within a tenancy.
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.
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.
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.
Keep your home pest free
The downside to our glorious South African summer is the proliferation of creepy crawlies at this time of the year. Here’s how to keep them at bay.
10 ways to keep your landlord happy
Follow these tips and ensure a trouble-free relationship with your landlord.
Top 10 holiday maintenance projects to improve your home's value
December is a great time for most homeowners to undertake maintenance and improvement projects around the house. Here are some projects that add the most value to your home.
Common pitfalls to avoid when buying property
A buyer usually knows far less about a property than its seller so it’s important for them to be familiar with common defects and contract clauses.