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Home security tips for homeowners and landlords
Security is a top priority for most home buyers as well as prospective tenants. So, what should sellers and landlords be doing to make their properties more appealing?
Do you really need a rental agent?
The tough economy is putting both landlords and tenants under strain. Could using a good rental agent help?
Important information that should be included in a lease agreement
A residential lease agreement is a legally binding document so tenants should ensure that they read and understand it before signing.
Inspections protect both landlords and tenants
It’s vitally important to conduct incoming and outgoing inspections in order to ensure that the rental deposit on a property is handled fairly.
Security tips for renters
It’s imperative for tenants to consider the security of a property before signing on the dotted line.
Evictions just became a whole lot harder
A recent Constitutional Court judgement has ruled that residents cannot be evicted if they would be left homeless.
And the award for the worst landlord goes to…
Although for the most part, landlords are reasonable, there are some that go to extremes to make their tenant’s live’s hell.
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.
Tenants beware – your landlord’s insurance does not cover you
Tenants are often under the misconception that their belongings are covered by landlord’s insurance. This is however, not the case, and tenants need to have their own household content policy.