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Market & Opinion
The unexpectedly strong revival of Southern Suburbs rental market after two months of lockdown
08 Jun 2020
The real estate industry came to an abrupt halt in March with lockdown taking its toll as growing economic uncertainty continued to pressure on the market, so when the rental sector in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs sprung to life on 1 June, it far exceeded cautious expectations.
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Market & Opinion
In an increasingly competitive property market, being pet-friendly confers a distinct edge
12 Feb 2020
According to Insight Survey’s 2019 South African Pet Care Industry Landscape Report, pets are increasingly being treated as part of the family, with owners spending more and aligning their pet’s lifestyle with their own, yet for many the biggest challenge is finding pet-friendly homes.
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Legal
Unravelling the fine print in the rental arena
21 Aug 2019
Until a few years ago, a very basic lease agreement was the definitive last word in the tenant-landlord relationship and common clauses included standard annual increases and simple eviction procedures requiring only a month’s notice.
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Market & Opinion
Maximise rental returns in a tough market
06 Aug 2019
Being a landlord can be just as challenging as managing any other business and, in a slow market where stock outnumbers prospective tenants, its especially important to have a thorough understanding of the current rental market and to take a hard, objective look at your property.
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