Rental Viewpoint

    13 Sep

    From fixer-upper to fabulous: how to renovate your older house

    Some touches from previous eras can make your property stand out, so consider what would be good to save. Work on your budget and create a decor scheme.

    7 Sep

    How does rent-to-buy work in South Africa?

    The listing price of the property is fixed at the beginning of the lease agreement. The lease agreement has a purchase clause included.

    1 Sep

    Seven Frequently Asked Questions and Tips for First-Time Landlords

    Do I need a rental agent, how much can I charge for property rental, these are only some of the questions we answer in the article. Read on for more info.

    28 Jul

    Your Landlord Maintenance Responsibilities Explained - Before, During, and After a Tenant Occupies the Property

    Make everything clear in writing before the tenant moves into your property. That way, both parties are fully aware of their responsibilities.

    30 Jun

    The importance of landlord insurance and how it protects your property investment

    Landlord insurance is there to make managing property easier for landlords. Many painful costs are covered with a landlord insurance policy.

    26 May

    Is Buy-to-Let Commercial Real Estate A Good Investment In 2022?

    Buy-to-let is the act of purchasing a property to rent out. Investing in this type of commercial real estate in South Africa can be a great way to generate income

    6 May

    Eviction order process and costs in South Africa

    An unopposed eviction roughly costs between R10 000 and R15 000. However, once it becomes an opposed eviction, the cost can increase to R100 000.

    28 Mar

    Tenant subletting: are you allowed to?

    As a tenant, can you sublet your home whether short term or long term? The simple answer is yes if allowed by your lease agreement.

    10 Mar

    Are you new to property investing? Our top tips to hiring a rental agent

    When hiring a rental agent to manage your property on your behalf, do some research and see which rental agents are most popular in your area.

    26 Jan

    Landlord Responsibilities in South Africa: What You Need To Know

    New landlords, get your questions about leases, rent, and landlord rights answered with our guide to a landlord’s responsibilities in South Africa. Read more here.

    6 Dec

    Ensuring your property investment is fit for the rental market

    Ensuring that your property is fit for rental will not only attract tenants and keep it occupied, but will protect your valuable asset.

    10 Nov

    Choose the right rental agent and optimise your rental returns

    Renting out properties might bring in a steady cash, but if you don’t choose the right rental agent your property investments could be at risk.

    2 Aug

    Why use a rental agent and how to choose the right one

    If you do not have a good calibre tenant who pays on time or looks after the property, you can quickly be left out of pocket. A rental agent can help.

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