rental property

 
Rent owed to City goes from R3,400 to R260,000 in one month
Rent owed to City goes from R3,400 to R260,000 in one month
Vendors on the Grand Parade in Cape Town are looking for answers after their monthly rentals went up by extremely large amounts with no explanation...
​Airbnb shakes up the rental space
​Airbnb shakes up the rental space
I know a guy. Let’s call him Joe. He owns a small bachelor flat in Cape Town. His tenant’s lease is up in a few months’ time and he is...
​The state must invest in rental stock for people earning less than R3 200 a month
​The state must invest in rental stock for people earning less than R3 200 a month
No formal rental options exist, public or private, in high density urban areas for people earning less than R3 500 a month.
Luanda tops Africa's high rent list
Luanda tops Africa's high rent list
The most expensive real estate in Africa is in Angola's capital, Luanda, according to a report released by the global property consultancy, Knight...
Repo rate increase will up rental prices
Repo rate increase will up rental prices
The repo rate hike is likely to up the price of residential rentals and could effect the Consumer Price Index (CPI), FNB's home loans department said on Thursday....
Do you really want to be a landlord?
Do you really want to be a landlord?
Stories of landlords and tenants may sounds like the stuff of urban legends, but they are very often true -- and enough to scare off the buy-to-rent brigade. So, what does it take to be a landlord these days?...
When new tenants pay for old problems
When new tenants pay for old problems
We know about the pitfalls of renting out a property -- but what about the pitfalls a tenant can experience?
Savings vs deposit
Savings vs deposit
Ngoaka asks: I bought my one-bed 57-square-metre townhouse in 2007 for R380 000 with a R10 000 deposit.
How to deal with tardy tenants
How to deal with tardy tenants
Neil asks: My tenant is always late paying the rent and municipal services. She always has excuses -- even though she has a good...

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