Reasons to rent
The option of property to rent in South Africa is a lot better than actually buying a house especially if you are a young professional still trying to find yourself. There are a number of advantages to renting property; the only thing you will be missing out on is a mortgage that you will have to pay for the next 20-30years.
Personal advantages for people taking the rentals in South Africa route are:
- Less responsibility
Unlike being a home owner there is far less stress and weight on your shoulders, all you need to worry about is maintaining the apartment and paying your rent.
- Centralised area
Access to shops, gyms, public transport, parks, entertainment facilities and everything else that you may need is always close by.
- Save money
You save a lot more money than you would if you lived in a suburb which is some distance away from work plus it is cheaper to pay rent.
- Less luggage
It will be easy for you to move as you wouldn’t have accumulated lots of furniture.
The nice thing about property to rent in South Africa is that you get to learn a lot about yourself and what you would like your ideal living environment, to be like in future. You also get to meet different types of people and learn about different cultures and ways of living.