R200K rent for a church ‘too much’

2015-10-27 12:00

One of Durban’s most influential and charismatic preachers wants government to ensure that city churches pay lower rental rates for the use of the inner-city buildings they hold their services in.

Tenant risk a big challenge for property owners

2015-03-06 18:52

More property owners let their properties themselves, but it is hard to find a great tenant among the faceless strangers on the internet, says an expert.

Tax impact on property investments

2014-10-01 10:50

All income from property investments must be declared to Sars and is subject to income tax, including rental income, says a tax expert.

Rental increases under pressure

2014-04-09 10:30

The days of standard 10% rental increases seem to be over as soaring utility hikes impose significant pressure on tenants, says an expert.

Healthy landlord and tenant relationship

2013-09-30 18:27

Whether you are a landlord or tenant, it is vital that you are aware of your legal rights and obligations, say two experts.

Little change in residential buy-to-let

2013-06-26 13:04

Lack of growth in rental supply could start creating a more lucrative opportunity for investors to enter the market, according to an estate agents' survey.

ECape mayor's R224k rental bill

2013-01-18 10:44

The mayor of OR Tambo municipality in the Eastern Cape allegedly cost the municipality over R224 000 in luxury car hire expenses. To make matters worse, he already has several luxury vehicles at his disposal.


Rent or buy? Helping you decide

2015-10-02 08:09

Determining whether to rent or buy a property is driven by a range of factors, including economic and political uncertainty or availability of stock.

January car sales down after robust December

2015-02-02 15:58

South Africa's new vehicle sales fell 1.2% year-on-year in January to 52 306 units, driven down by about a 10% reduction in rental sales, data from the trade department shows.

Interest rate hike impacts rental payments

2014-07-31 05:00

Tenants should be screened more thoroughly than ever if investors want to reduce risk, warns a credit bureau.

Late rental payments 'becoming worrisome'

2014-03-10 11:30

There are concerning trends in both the residential and commercial rental markets, according to the latest TPN Rental Monitors.

Rental deposit no damage insurance

2013-07-29 07:51

A rental deposit is no guarantee that all the damages to a property will be recovered once a tenant has moved out, warns a new survey.

Dos and dont's of eviction

2013-02-06 09:41

How to get rid of troublesome tenants and stay within the limits of a controversial new act.

New law to ravage rental market

2011-07-17 09:48

A proposed legislative amendment may sound the death knell for the rental property market, analysts say.

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