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Q1 Hi, I am a new property owner and I recently purchased an apartment in Glenwood, Durban. The property was occupied by a tenant at the time of acquisition and when that lease expired, it was let to a new tenant. The tenant (a pastor), has indicated

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Q Hi, I am a landlord, and I had a defaulting tenant that has since vacated my property. However, they still owe outstanding rental. What would be the best process to recover this missing rental amount which totals to about R14,500? The TPN Credit Bureau suggests the Small Claims

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Q Hi, I came across your video regarding deposits. Firstly, I would like to know what recourse does a landlord have when a tenant has destroyed a property and you only have one month’s deposit. That does not cover the damages? Can a landlord when renting out

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Q I have been renting a home in Pretoria and, despite renewing the lease last October, have had a few too many run-ins with my landlord. He treats me with disrespect; has physically threatened my wife over the phone and pitches up to take photos of

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Q Hi, I am currently renting a property in the Amanzimtoti area of KwaZulu-Natal. I have been in the property for 18 months and when I moved in a rental agreement was signed between a local estate agent and myself. The initial contract was for six

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Q Is a residential lease agreement without an annual fixed-percentage increase legal? A There is nothing unlawful about having a lease that is subject to a variable annual escalation in rental. In fact, this has become somewhat of a common practice of late. The overriding principle, however, is that

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