Articles related to "Rental Deposit"

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Renting for the first time? This is what you need to know
If you’ve not rented a property before, you may not be aware of what’s required of you and how to find the best rental accommodation. These tips will help.
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.
How can I rent again if I have a bad reference?
Tips on how to go about renting a property when one of your previous landlords is giving you a bad reference.
10 things to do before you sign a lease
Important points to consider and pertinent questions to ask, before you sign a lease agreement.
Read your lease and then sign
Generally speaking lease agreements are pretty standard documents, but there are exceptions. These are some clauses to look out for.
Creating a harmonious house share
Sharing a house may sound like a great idea but when things aren’t run properly, conflicts can arise. Here’s how to make sure your house share is successful.
Tenants rights and obligations
The obligations of tenants as well as landlords are covered in statutory, as well as non-statutory law in South Africa.
How to beat rental crooks
Bogus agents and landlords are using the increasing demand for rental property to scam potential tenants. Here’s how you can avoid being defrauded.
Rules for renting property to family
Renting out a property is a business and should be treated as such regardless of who the tenant is. Here’s how to put the right structures in place when renting to family.
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.