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HouseME Home

For landlords who want tools to rent out their property stress-free

HouseME has built digital tools to make renting easier and more affordable for you. We help advertise your property, co-ordinate viewings, vet tenants, hold the deposit and lease agreement, handle maintenance and collect rent. All for SA’s lowest rental management fee.

HouseME Home digital rental agency for independent landlords

How does HouseME Home work?

  • List your property

    Register on HouseME and start listing your property. Enter the address, price, dates, and upload pictures etc. Your property will automatically be marketed to all the major marketplaces.

  • Schedule viewings online

    Set your available times so tenants can book into viewings with the click of a button. Interested tenants can place competing offers on your property and apply online at HouseME.

  • Pick your tenant

    HouseME will carefully vet each application, and you can follow the progress live on your property dashboard. Select your preferred tenant and digitally sign the lease.

  • Sign, sit back and relax

    From here, we do the deposit, lease agreement and rental collection while you watch from your dashboard. If you need access to maintenance partners, you’ve got it. If you want more peace of mind, you can always add on our Rental Guarantee or Eviction Coverage products.

What are the benefits of HouseME Home?

It takes about 5 minutes to create your property listing, and your property will automatically be posted to all the major marketplaces. Visit your online property dashboard to schedule viewings, see offers from prospective tenants and track their application process in real time. We will vet the tenants for you and supply the digital lease so that you can close the deal, all from the comfort of your couch!

Agencies generally charge 8-15% to find you a tenant. At HouseME, we're able to automate most of the rental process and pass those savings back on to you. At 3.5% of the value of the lease,we have SA’s lowest rental management fees. Click here to calculate just how much you'll save.

Our benefits continue after your tenant is found. HouseME also holds the deposit and has a 99% rent collection rate on tenants that pass our vetting. Plus, when the time comes to renew your lease, we can process your renewal online or help you find a new tenant. The best part? After your first lease, our fee drops to 2.5% of the rental value.

HouseME has partnered with SA's best network of professional and vetted tradespeople such as plumbers, electricians, and locksmiths. Your tenants can log their maintenance requests online, and we'll save you the hassle of cash payments, back-and-forth communication with your tenants, and the pain of finding a reliable maintenance partner. The best part? HouseME landlords get free call-outs.

HouseME offers additional risk mitigating products to safeguard your investment. Our Rental Guarantee makes sure that you always get paid on time even if your tenant pays late or defaults. Our Eviction Coverage protects you from exorbitant legal fees in the unfortunate event that your tenant can't meet their obligations and you need to resort to an eviction.

How much does HouseME Home cost?


Of the total value of the lease charged once-off after the tenant is placed.

+ if we can get a higher rental than your listing price, we’ll split the additional revenue with you.

Available nationwide

With our fees calculator, you can see exactly how much you’ll save, using your rental and your current agency fees to compare.

Need more help on the ground?

If you live out of town or are too busy to host your own viewings, HouseME Assist may be a better fit for you. Offered in select areas of Cape Town and Johannesburg, this product gives you all the benefits of our HouseME Home package, plus photography, hosted viewings, a key handover, an ingoing inspection, and emergency maintenance.