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Cape Town’s traditionally exuberant rental market has, by all accounts, had a tough 2018. Rental growth figures have been stagnating and even decreasing in some cases, and landlords across the board have had to up their game to attract and retain good tenants. According to John

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Almost 40% (37.2%) of all tenants are classified as high-risk. This is according to the  PayProp Rental Index for Q3 2018, which also indicated that South African rental growth was just 3.25% for the quarter. PayProp head of data and analytics, Johette Smuts, said the highest

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An unintended consequence of the sluggish economy has been a spike in the fraudulent behaviour of would-be tenants who are desperate to sign a lease, compromising the ability of the property owner to secure future growth finance. This is according to Gary Palmer, CEO of Paragon

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South Africans do not know where to find homes for rent. And when they do find them, they do not know what their rights are in terms of their lease agreements. Before you object, read on. Since its inception at the beginning of October, Trusted Tenant Services

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The challenging economic times putting frowns on the faces of consumers is impacting the middle and lower tiers of the residential rental sector in Port Elizabeth, in sync with the trend in most major urban areas in South Africa. The common complaint of a paucity of

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Tenants, just because you signed a lease agreement for 12 months, does not mean you cannot cancel the agreement. In fact, despite what your lease agreement says or what you signed, all fixed-term agreements fall within the scope of the Consumer Protection Act and you

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