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5 security tips for first-time renters
Moving into a first home can be exciting and liberating, but young people who do so, need to be aware of the risks of living alone and take appropriate steps to keep safe.
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.
4 tips for first-time renters
Competition is fierce for rental properties and in order not to miss out, first-time renters should make sure that they are well prepared. Here is a quick guide for first-time renters
When should a landlord start the eviction process?
The relationship between a landlord and tenant is a business one, and should be treated as such. When a tenant is in breach of contract, it is best to start the eviction process as soon as possible.
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.
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.
Relationships and rental leases
Landlords and tenants alike may be hard-pressed to know exactly what to do when a personal shift such as death or divorce happens, and how these types of events would impact a lease.
Tips for tenants and landlords on renting with pets
Tenants who wish to move with pets should take certain precautions before signing a lease, in order to avoid rental disputes.
10 ways to keep your landlord happy
Follow these tips and ensure a trouble-free relationship with your landlord.
The Rental Housing Tribunal: know your rights
The Rental Housing Tribunal is the official body that has been set up to resolve disputes between tenants and landlords. Here's what you need to know.