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A glint of the future

As we release some innovative new features geared towards making the user experience so much smoother, Co-founder and CTO, Kyle Bradley, takes on a trip down memory lane. Watch how our product has evolved since inception and welcome HouseME 3.0 with us.

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September 9th, 2020 by Kyle Bradley
Landlords
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Tenants

New pricing updates

In case you missed it, we launched our new digital renting interface today! So what’s new? Your online dashboard got a brand new look Already a pioneer in using tech to speed up applications and assess the best rental price, we’ve now focused on taking on board your feedback as a community to further enhance […]

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September 9th, 2020 by HouseME Writer
Covid-19
Landlords
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Property

COVID-19 and Proptech 2.0

Ben Shaw, CEO and co-founder of HouseME talks about how COVID-19 gives rise to new opportunities in the Proptech companies. Read more about paradigm shifts you should expect.

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April 20th, 2020 by HouseME Writer
Covid-19
Landlords
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Tenants

10 steps to finding a great tenant in spite of the Covid-19 lockdown

With the entire world practising social distancing, finding a tenant to lease your property can prove to be challenging. Have a look at our guide on how to tackle this issue without putting yourself at risk.

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April 17th, 2020 by Tamira Gunzburg
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The new way to rent & lease in SA

African prop-tech firm HouseME is taking the South African residential rental market by storm and has plans to expand its reach internationally when it has conquered the local market. Co-founder and CEO, Ben Shaw tells Enterprise Africa more about this exciting young business and how it has grown from nothing. Continue…   Credits: Header image […]

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March 16th, 2020 by HouseME Writer
Landlords
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Property

How To Pay Back Your Mortgage Loan Faster Than Everyone Else

Written by Ben Shaw, CEO of  HouseME, Smart Property Rental for Landlords and Tenants. Reading Time: 5 Minutes Many rental property investors bite their nails each month, praying that their tenants pay on time, and the right amount, and into the right account – so that they can pay their bank for their mortgage loan. And many […]

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February 20th, 2020 by HouseME Writer
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Property
Tenants

Important Clauses To Look Out For In Your Lease Agreement

Written by Claire Müller, Content Manager at  HouseME, Smart Property Rental for Landlords and Tenants. Reading Time: 5 Minutes Reading a lease can be confusing. Not to mention time-consuming. There is so much legal language in it that your first impulse may be to sign and be done – rather than google all the words and terms […]

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February 17th, 2020 by HouseME Writer
Landlords
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Property

How To Find The Perfect Rental Agent in South Africa

  Written by Chris Barkhuizen, Regional Head of Operations at  HouseME, Smart Property Rental for Landlords and Tenants.  Reading Time: 3 Minutes Congratulations! You just purchased your very first investment property and now you’re looking for a reputable rental agency to help you find a good tenant. Property is often the most treasured and valuable investment for many […]

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December 24th, 2019 by HouseME Writer
Landlords
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Property
Tenants

5 Advantages Of Using Property Tech Sites To Lease Or Rent Your Home

Technology has and will always continue to change and challenge just about everything associated with the way we live, conduct business and how we work. The real estate industry is no different and has joined the paradigm shift from traditional channels to those that function solely with technology. The Shift To Managing Property Rentals & […]

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December 23rd, 2019 by HouseME Writer
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Property

V&A Waterfront becomes first major South African residential property owner to appoint a PropTech company

By HouseME, view HouseME Rental Properties Here. Reading Time: 3 Minutes   V&A Waterfront first major South African residential property owner to appoint a PropTech company   One of Africa’s most popular travel hotspots, Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, has recently appointed HouseME as the managing agent of its residential to let portfolio, The Breakwater and Ports Edge, comprising of a total […]

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September 19th, 2019 by HouseME Writer