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There are certain times in life when you want to settle down and others when you know it is time to move on; to a different job, a different town, or a different home that better suits your current needs. Millennial homeowners are now reaching the

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Sub-letting, be it with permission or illegally, is a trend that residential landlords can’t quite escape – especially as belts get tighter and tenants feel economic pressure. “We are seeing more and more illegal sub-letting, particularly in the emerging market space. People who might not have

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South Africans are all very aware of violent crime and the efforts needed to reduce it, but so-called white-collar crime is just as rampant – and the crooks are getting smarter all the time. Greg Harris, CEO of Chas Everitt Property Rentals, notes that the rental

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Young adults who have just left their family home to rent their first house have a similar dilemma new entrants to the job market have when applying for and interviewing for their first job: little to zero practical experience, fierce competition with other new entrants

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Q Hi, I signed a fixed-term lease for a year that said I am allowed two guests per week to stay over. Before I moved in the landlord emailed me to say that the guest policy has been changed and no guests are allowed. I did not accept

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Many tenants ask their landlords for first refusal, should the landlord ever decide to sell the property. “For a happy tenant the right of first refusal is a fantastic opportunity to not only remain in the property they love, but to purchase it for themselves

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“Two years ago we found the perfect home to rent: It had three large bedrooms, a small, manageable garden, large open-plan living area and it was in a great suburb. There was plenty of space for our child and dog run around!” says Midrand tenants,

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