Relevant Guidelines for Renting a House in Pretoria

PUBLISHED 3 JUN 2021   

Relevant Guidelines for Renting a House in Pretoria

 

Everyone, be they residing and working in Pretoria or anywhere else, needs a place to stay – a roof over one’s head, a shelter, a home, and a sanctuary to which to retire at the end of a busy, if not hectic 21st century day. Your ideal dwelling may be an apartment or flat, a cottage on a farm or smallholding, a town house, a cluster home, or a freehold, stand-alone dwelling.

 

Huurkor Rental Agents on Hand

 

If it is located in, near, or around Pretoria, the suburb of Akasia, or other areas, such as Centurion, Cullinan, Midrand, Germiston, Benoni, Boksburg, Springs, or Germiston, there is a Huurkor estate agent, a well-versed, qualified, and highly experienced specialist on hand, equipped with the necessary professional wherewithal to help clients like you to find a house (or alternative home) to rent.

 

From 1968 Onwards

 

With decades of experience, initially almost exclusively in the rental sector of Pretoria’s diverse property marketplace, Huurkor is the go-to company for all aspects of house rentals, which has been the primary focus and backbone of our operation since 1968 – now a long time ago, particularly in our industry.  

 

Guiding Tenants

 

We have been instrumental in meeting Pretoria’s rental housing demands throughout the evolution of this sector, which somewhat changed the face, economy, and infrastructural requirements of the city of Pretoria.

 

Throughout the years, Huurkor has helped to guide tenants through the changes brought about by modifications to the relevant legislation, and terms and conditions applicable to the obligations and legal rights of concerned parties – owners, landlords, and tenants of houses in Pretoria.

 

Considerations About Which House to Rent  

 

  • Location, location, location – as always, location is one of the crucially important aspects in making a decision about which house to rent in Pretoria, which is a major, large city, especially when taking into account its older, well-established areas in or near the city centre, plus Pretoria’s rapid expansion, its ever-growing population and the enormous variety of newer and very recently developed suburbs, all of which accommodate residents.
  • It is always wise to select a house in the best, most affordable location possible, because this factor has a distinct influence on one’s potential lifestyle, as well as aspects, such as security, safety, infrastructure, and the proximity of quality entertainment venues, healthcare facilities, good schools, and the like.
  • Size – the size of the home should ideally be commensurate with the size of the family and/or the number of persons to be accommodated, in comfort. It takes slightly more time and effort to maintain a spacious home, whilst maintaining a smaller property is normally less labour-intensive. Nonetheless, in Pretoria, you have an enormous range of houses to rent, those from which to select the one that works best for you and your unique requirements, preference, and style.
  • Privacy – one enjoys more precious privacy in a free-standing house in Pretoria than would otherwise be the case in a more compact, high-density option.
  • The importance and role of having a private garden – for children to play, exercise, and simply behave as healthy children do, close to parents’ hands and in safety.
  • Additionally, there is the distinct advantage of having an outdoor space where adults can relax and unwind in the fresh air and glorious South African sunshine, provided free of charge by Pretoria’s temperate climate, a combination of typical Highveld and bushveld conditions. Such conditions ensure that it is a delight to be out in the garden, entertaining friends or reflecting in peaceful solitude, away from the constraints and cares of the world beyond the boundaries of your rented property.

 

Moreover, with the committed, able assistance of your Huurkor agent, you are enabled to narrow down your search, saving time, money, and effort in finding and renting a house that becomes far more than a mere brick-and-mortar house; it becomes your home for however long you decide to stay.