Articles related to "Tenant Rights"

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Rental advice for students
Renting an apartment when you are a student has many cost implications. This article offers some guidance about your financial obligations as a tenant, as well as your landlord's responsibilities.
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!
Renting property to disabled tenants
Landlords need to take their tenant's disability into account when dealing with them. Here's how disabled tenants should be accommodated.
How to attract high end tenants
The number of tenants looking for upmarket accommodation is rising and landlords who want to target this market should know what they look for in property.
Property Buyer Show 2018 Cape Town | The Rent2Buy concept
Private Property chats to Meyer de Waal, the founder of Rent2Buy, a new home ownership concept that seeks to provide ordinary South Africans with the opportunity of owning their own home.
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.
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.
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.