Top rules for renting out property

The rental property game can be tricky terrain to navigate.

SAProperty.com's Sunell Afrika has shared her top advice for both property owners and tenants.

For property owners:

  • Get a good letting agent

Make sure that you get a professional agent that knows your market in order to look after your property.

Sunell Afrika, Rentals manager for property company SAProperty.com
  • Ensure the property is maintained properly

A well-maintained property attracts good tenants.

Sunell Afrika, Rentals manager for property company SAProperty.com

For tenants:

  • Make sure the deal is legitimate/credible

It's important for questions to ask the right questions and make sure you keep rental agents accountable.

Sunell Afrika, Rentals manager for property company SAProperty.com

Go to the estate agencies affairs board to check their listings and cases.

Sunell Afrika, Rentals manager for property company SAProperty.com
  • Do not pay deposit prematurely

Do not pay a deposit if tou haven't seen the house, haven't been vetted, or haven't signed a lease agreement.

Sunell Afrika, Rentals manager for property company SAProperty.com

Take a listen to her expert advice:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Top rules for renting out property


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