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6 Reasons for Rental Agents to LOVE FICA – by Shaun Luyt

Yes, believe it or not, there are (at least 6!) reasons for Rental Agents to LOVE FICA . . . Rental agents are required to carry out FICA-related due diligence on ALL prospective Tenants and Landlords BEFORE entering into a business relationship with them, i.e. concluding a mandate, or a lease agreement …

Choose rental homes as carefully as your own – 28 January 2020

When buying an investment property, you should apply the same “rules” about location, condition and security as when buying a home for yourself. That’s the word from Berry Everitt, CEO of the Chas Everitt International property group, who says that volatile equity markets, relatively low interest rates and banks eager to lend on residential property have spurred an increase in buy-to-let purchases this year, in spite of slow rental growth rates.

Renting Out Your Property

Author : Homeloans SA Renting out your Property – The Do’s and Don’ts Are you a short-term or long-term landlord with one or more properties to rent out? Renting out property either way could be a profitable business…

Why Running a Rental Business without Written Procedures is like Driving a Car Blindfolded – by Shaun Luyt

You’re the Rental Manager and you get a call from a client with a complaint. You listen to what the client has to say and you then have a meeting with your team to get their side of the story. It turns out that they ‘totally forgot’ a crucial step in a ‘standard’ process – something that they do regularly – and all of a sudden you have a problem because a ‘crucial’ action was omitted…