Articles related to "Rental Deposit"

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Southern Suburbs apartment rental rates decline by 36%
The rental market has changed but some landlords still have unrealistic expectations of rentals rates.
How to find the perfect roommate
Finding a roommate to share costs is tempting to many, but it is important to ask the right questions before agreeing to share your space with a relative stranger.
What first-time renters will pay in Cape Town
The first priority for many young professionals when they start working is to find a place of their own. Here’s what you need to know about renting in Cape Town
Dealing with a demanding landlord
A difficult landlord can make a tenant’s life miserable. Knowing how to deal with them is the key to keeping the relationship amiable.
How to get your rental deposit back
Private Property has over the years received hundreds, if not thousands, of queries regarding landlords’ refusal to refund a tenant’s deposit.
How to spot a dodgy landlord
There are landlords and then there are landlords…some are good and some are just plain bad. So how do you know what you are letting yourself in for when you rent a home?
What is classified as “fair wear and tear”?
It is in both the landlord’s and tenant’s best interests to know their rights, and be aware of the conditions under which a tenant’s deposit can be used.
How to deal with bad landlords
Is your landlord taking advantage of you? Follow these tips to make sure you’re protected from a current or future bad landlord.
How tenants can protect themselves from identity theft
Tenants can be left vulnerable by having to provide sensitive information to future landlords. Here’s how they can protect themselves from their information being misused.
The 7 deadly rental sins to avoid
To avoid the frustration of financial loss, stress and damage to your property, make sure you are not committing these seven deadly rental sins: