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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
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
Covid-19
Landlords
News
Tenants

How to get a permit to move residence across provinces during lockdown level 3

Need to move house? No problem! South African’s can now get a permit to move during the level 3 restrictions. More info and permit download here.

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June 1st, 2020 by Tamira Gunzburg
Covid-19
Landlords
News
Tenants

Updated regulations on residential moves during lockdown

Need to move house after 7 June? No problem! South African’s can now get a permit to move during the lockdown beyond June 7. Download permits here.

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May 14th, 2020 by HouseME Writer
Covid-19
News
Tenants

How to get a permit to move residence during lockdown

Need to move house? No problem! South African’s can now get a permit to move during the level 4 restrictions. Download permits here.

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May 8th, 2020 by Tamira Gunzburg
DIY & Lifestyle
Tenants

6 things to consider when finding a new home

Finding the perfect home for your needs can be a tedious task. Whether it’s for your family or just for you, your new home needs to check all the boxes. Check advice from the experts to make your experience so much smoother.

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April 28th, 2020 by HouseME Writer
Covid-19
Landlords
Musings
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
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
Musings
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