Tips for Landlords

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2019 Property Market Review and the Outlook for 2020

2019 can only be described as a very difficult and unpredictable year in the residential property market, resulting mainly from the sluggish economy in South Africa. The job losses in the economy and poor investor sentiment added to the woes in the property sector. Eskom’s troubles and the resumption of […]

How to Improve Rental Returns in the Current Rental Market

The Rental Market in Gauteng Let’s start off by looking at and understanding the current rental market in Gauteng which, to say the least, is challenging! We have an over-supply of rental property in the market as a result of the many new properties that have been built over the […]

The High Cost of Tenant Vacancy

Astute property investors know just how valuable a comprehensive investment strategy is to the long-term success of their prospective investment. These buyers factor a number of different costs into their investment calculations before putting pen to paper on a new buy-to-let property to ensure a positive cash flow. These costs […]

Why Tenants prefer to Rent Professionally Managed Properties

Just like most property owners have some serious concerns about any new tenant moving into their rental property (will they look after my property, will they pay their rent on time, will I have to incur the costs and pain of eviction if they don’t?); the two biggest issues/fears that […]