30 Jan 2013
A Property24 reader asks:
What is the maximum time a landlord has to refund your deposit after premises has been vacated? If all is in order.
The Rental Housing Act is very clear on the terms on which a deposit must be repaid. The period in which the landlord is obligated to refund the tenant’s deposit is determined by whether or not there is any damage to the property and if the tenant attended the move out inspection. These terms can be summarised into three main periods:
Readers may submit questions to Property24’s Guest Expert panel and/or comment below. We may not be able to answer all questions received, but all will be considered.
About the Author
House for sale in Birchleigh R 880 000
House for sale in Soshanguve R 325 000
Vacant Land / Plot for sale in Rangeview R 550 000
House for sale in Brandfort R 1 498 000
Apartment / Flat for sale in Stellenbosch Central R 860 000
Apartment / Flat for sale in Wonderboom South R 480 000
House for sale in Heuwelsig R 3 400 000
House for sale in Lakeside R 450 000
House for sale in Bendor & Ext R 2 950 000
House for sale in Blue Lagoon R 2 170 000
If you are using Internet Explorer 8 or higher, please verify that your Internet Explorer compatibility view settings are not enabled.
For the best browsing experience update to the latest Version of Internet Explorer or try out Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
Please contact our Customer Service Centre for further assistance. Tel. +27 (0)861 111 724