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5 steps to earning income by renting out extra space

Rent out unused rooms, granny flats or separate entrances and create an additional income stream for yourself. Check out our simple guide on how to get started.

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September 10th, 2020 by Tamira Gunzburg
Covid-19
Landlords
Property

How to future-proof your investment property during and post Covid-19

Reading Time: 5 Minutes • Written by Tamira Gunzburg, Chief Marketing Officer   As an investor in property, you already know that it pays to hold for as long as possible, as your mortgage pays itself off through wise tenant selection. Indeed, property has consistently been a far more resilient asset class than many others, […]

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September 9th, 2020 by Tamira Gunzburg
Landlords
Property

5 steps to pricing your investment property rental right

Pricing your property rental correctly is key to attracting the right tenants. Amid a pandemic and a struggling economy, we show you how to keep your competitive edge and protect your rental income.

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September 9th, 2020 by Tamira Gunzburg
Musings
News
Property

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
Property
Tenants

All you need to know about the return of your rental deposit

Written by Geruza Nzongo, at  HouseME, Smart Property Rental for Landlords and Tenants.   Reading Time: 5 Minutes   No one wants to play a 12-month long guessing game as to whether your full deposit will be returned at the end of your lease agreement.   You’ve given 20 business days notice that you’re cancelling the lease […]

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August 11th, 2020 by HouseME Writer
DIY & Lifestyle
Landlords
Property

Create a good first impression for your rental property

HouseME will help you to make prospective tenants fall in love with your property and show you how to create a good first impression

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July 6th, 2020 by HouseME Writer
Covid-19
Landlords
Musings
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
Property
Tenants

Video viewings: How to make the most of digital property viewings

Written by Lorne Hallendorff, COO and Johann Minnaar, Network manager at HouseME, Smart Property Rental for Landlords and Tenants. Reading Time: 5 Minutes It’s safe to say that the first-ever photograph (View from the Window at Le Gras) is absolutely rubbish. It took Joseph Niépce several days of exposure in a camera to produce a truly awful […]

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March 20th, 2020 by HouseME Writer
DIY & Lifestyle
Landlords
Property
Tenants

6 Tips to improve your online property listing

Written by Geruza Nzongo, Tenant Success Officer at HouseME, Smart Property Rental for Landlords and Tenants. Reading Time: 5 Minutes In a recent blog post, we outlined some steps on how you can take professional-looking photos to maximise interest when you are listing your property to rent. Today we are going to help you fine-tune the information featured […]

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February 29th, 2020 by HouseME Writer
Landlords
Musings
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