Why should I sell through
Wakefields?
Wakefields is the biggest property advertiser in KwaZulu-Natal with on average 300 advertised show houses per week, offering a broad selection to buyers. We offer sellers comprehensive advertising across a wide range of media, including radio, newspapers, magazines and the internet, for maximum exposure of your home in KZN and nationally. This strategy helps us sell over 3 000 homes annually worth in excess of R2.5 billion.

Our agents know what they are doing! The Wakefields Training Academy, offers one of the most sought after real estate training programmes in the industry. The Academy conducts training in respect of the Further Education and Training Certificate: Real Estate for new agents and Recognition of Prior Learning for existing agents. 

We've been voted No.1 by consumers 13 times in a row by Daily News readers for outstanding service.

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Why should Wakefields rent out my property?
Wakefields Property Management is a household name in the provision of personalised, specialist services in all facets of property leasing and management. For Peace of Mind Renting your property is no longer a straight forward matter - it is now subject to the conditions imposed on Landlords by the Rental Housing Act No 50 of 1999, which has severe penalties for non-compliance, and it has never been more important to ensure sound tenant evaluation. We are also compliant with the Consumer Protection Act

Offering services throughout and with the ability to tailor our services to suit your specific requirements, look no further than WAKEFIELDS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT For Peace of Mind.
FULL LETTING AND RENT COLLECTION SERVICE
  • Rental assessment of the Property.
  • Advertising at our expense if necessary.
  • Advice on enhancement necessary to maximise rental potential of the property.
  • Arranging for prospective Tenants to view the property.
  • Interviewing prospective Tenants and securing detailed written particulars.
  • Checking references and assessing creditworthiness.
  • Preparation of Lease Agreement to Rental Housing Act requirements.
  • Arranging Tenant interview with Trustees of Body Corporate / Directors of share Block Company if required.
  • Collection of Security deposit from Tenant and investment thereof in terms of Iegislation.
  • Provision of signed, copy of Lease Agreement to Landlord.
  • Provision of signed, copy of Lease Agreement to Tenant.
  • Instructing Tenant regarding rent payment methods and procedures.
  • Provision of monthly rent account to Tenant.
  • Provision of formal receipts complying with legislation to Tenant.
  • Initial joint inspection of the property with the incoming Tenant and preparation and recordal of Defects Lists.
  • Additional joint inspection with outgoing Tenant and assessment of damages for which the Tenant is Liable, and retention from Security Deposit of costs of repairs.
  • Collection of rental on monthly basis.
  • Arranging of repairs and general maintenance for Landlord and payment of the costs thereof from rental proceeds.
  • Payment of expenses such as bond instalments, rates and levies incurred in the administration of the property as directed by the Landlord.
  • Provision of monthly rent rolls and accounts to Landlord detailing all transactions.
  • Exercising of reasonable credit control of all amounts owing by Tenant.
  • Providing reports where Tenant is in arrear.
  • Issue of letters of demand for arrear rentals.
  • Hand over of Tenant in arrears by arrangement to Landlord’s attorneys for collection, and monitoring of progress.
  • Compliance with Landlord’s obligations in terms of Rental Housing Act.
  • Reassessment of rental on lease expiry to ensure market rentals at all times.
FEES
Rent amount less than R4 000 per month: 12% rent collected.
Rent amount R4 001 upwards: 11% rent collected.
Basic tenant procurement service: 7% of the rental for the full lease period, with a minimum of 50% (plus VAT) of one month's rental.

* All fees exclude VAT
BASIC TENANT PROCUREMENT SERVICE
  • Rental assessment of the Property.
  • Advertising at our expense if necessary.
  • Advice on enhancement necessary to maximise rental potential of the property.
  • Arranging for prospective Tenants to view the property.
  • Interviewing prospective Tenants and securing detailed written particulars.
  • Checking references and assessing creditworthiness.
  • Preparation of Lease Agreement to Rental Housing Act requirements.
  • Arranging Tenant interview with Trustees of Body Corporate / Directors of Share Block Company if required.
  • Collection of Security deposit from Tenant
  • Provision to Landlord of Defects List format at commencement of lease and advising landlord of applicable procedures.
  • Provision of signed, original Lease to the Landlord.
  • Provision of copy of signed, original Lease to the Tenant.
  • Payments to the Landlord of security deposit and where collected, the first month’s rental, less our letting fee.
  • Advising the landlord of his obligations in terms of the Rental Housing Act No 50 of 1999.
FEES
With this service, the tenant pays all subsequent monthly rentals to the landlord and all further communications are similarly directly between the parties.