Tenant

Tenant

Dealing with a demanding landlord

A difficult landlord can make a tenant’s life miserable. Knowing how to deal with them is the key to keeping the relationship amiable. You’ve just signed a lease and although the landlord seemed pleasant enough, he did seem to be a tad overbearing and maybe just a little pedantic. Most tenants don’t realise that a […]

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How to get your rental deposit back

Squabbles over security deposits account for a very large proportion of the disputes between landlords and their tenants – but could actually be quite easily avoided in most cases, says Chas Everitt national rentals manager Tobie Fourie. “The deposit is supposed to protect the landlord against loss of rent if the tenant decides to do […]

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Frequently Asked Questions for tenants

Renting your first property can be a daunting experience, especially when you read about all the things that could go wrong. It is important to do a bit of research before you decide to dive headfirst into a lease agreement without fully understanding your rights and obligations as a tenant. The following questions are frequently […]

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