Professional property management

Mafadi Property Management was formed to re-invent the property management sector, by focusing on a comprehensive list of in house utilities and outstanding letting services to property owners. Mafadi manages residential , office and retail properties.

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From the individual owner of a single property to an entire portfolio of a listed company

Mafadi can offer its exceptional property managment service to any property investor

Investment

South Africa’s inner cities are becoming great investment opportunities for investors and owner occupiers.  Mafadi welcomes all investor levels with their portfolio.

Management

Mafadi can guarantee the best Property Management with their dedication to excellence and a host of supplementary services. 

Rental

Mafadi’s immense rental portfolio allows all renters to find the perfect location for a commercial, residential or retail rental space.

Student

Mafadi has created an excellent portal for students. To find out more about affordable student accommodation in South Africa please go visit our  Student Life section.

 

Mafadi Featured Properties

Have a look at our hottest properties.

Rand Daily Mail - Jozi

 

Rand Daily Mail House is the former location of the famous anti-apartheid newspaper which was closed down in 1985.

RDM is near the Maboneng precienct, and very close to the Absa Offices. It’s in easy reach of Braamfontein, Doornfontein and Newtown and is close to several colleges, universities and malls.

Wavecrest - Durban

 

Wavecrest, a brand new re-development in Durban.  Close to the beach and to Durban’s massive China Mall. A neighborhood in Durban that will turn heads.  Don’t miss out on this amazing building, book your space today.

It being only  3 minutes away from China Mall and 150 meters away from Durban Beach makes it ideal for any young and hip durbanite.

Trifecta - Durban

 

Trifecta Student Living offers students a warn, safe and modern environment during their years of study.  With various accommodation options and facilities such as kitchens, gardens, chill areas, WiFi and excellent property management you will find your home at Trifecta Student Living.

Trifecta student living is within walking distance from all DUT campuses and close to various FET colleges.

 

Mafadi Property Management

A snippet of what makes us tick

Mafadi Property Management is a Company that has been set up to offer comprehensive management and letting services to property owners in secondary property locations in South Africa and surrounding areas. The properties which Mafadi manage include residential, offices, retail and bodies corporates. Mafadi’s head office is based within the Maboneng Precinct on the east side of Johannesburg City.

The Company’s philosophy is driven by the need for alternate management within secondary areas. This entails working closely with City Improvement Districts, City council, understanding tenant’s needs and partnering with property owners and developers. This is done to not only maximize income but to add value to Johannesburg’s Inner City and surroundings by managing sustainable living and working spaces. 

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Your A team property vendors list

A large part of successful property management is that of your A team property vendors list.  This vendor’s list will be super handy when your tenant calls in the middle of the night with a burst geyser, putting pressure on you in keeping to your emergency time clause.  It is for this reason that it would be recommended that you start building your own A team property vendors list with your local professional services.   1. Who goes on the A team property vendors list? Electrician Plumber Cleaning Service Painter General handyman Garden/Pool Service Lock Smith Roofers Pest Control Property Lawyer Electric Fencing Alarm Company Depending on your property and your location you might need to add a few more vendors, but these are the main vendors any property owner needs.   2. How to Select your property A team? Many would say selecting your A team is the difficult task.  This I agree with, because finding a professional that is precise on their craft, reasonable with the prices and professional as a “professional”, can be harder to find than we like. You will have to go through a trial and error process in finding your desired professional. Keep in mind the process you would go through with any vendor of any sorts, consider   The type and scope of their services It is often more convenient to use one vendor that has a large scope of services, than using several smaller vendors. This way you have one bill to pay and one vendor invading your tenant’s privacy.   Their testimonials and Ratings It is essential that you check...

Tenant Screening, that leads to quality tenants

One of the biggest problems property investor has is finding quality tenants.  These are the tenants that are respectful, responsible and pay their rent on time, every time.  Quality tenants are truly worth their weight in gold, they simply make your finances run far smoother, ensuring there is always a healthy cash flow.  In most cases proper tenants screening, leads to quality tenants, you simply need to know how to screen your tenants.   1. Get the paperwork first You should firstly ask for the following documentation from every potential tenant: A copy of their ID/Passport and TAX number 3-6 Months Bank Statements Proof of income Contact details of their employer References from previous landlords Credit Check with a well established credit bureaux   Many DIY landlords often make the mistake of asking for the documentation but not truly understanding what their suppose to look at.  You need to analyse the bank statements: Does the payslip and the bank statements agree? Is the payslip amount enough to cover your rental rate? Does the bank statements reflect regular and on time rent payment (to their current landlord)? Is there a clear credit record? Are the references good?   2. How to do a credit check You have to have the permission of your prospective tenant to conduct a credit check A credit check can be done with any credit bureaux, but some institutions databases are bigger than others.  It is for this reason that it is suggested you use an established credit bureaux for your tenant screening, such as TPN.   What you need for a credit check: Consent from your...

6 Tips to renting out your home

With some difficult financial time ahead, many of us are faced with finding new and creative ways to make a bit more extra cash.  One of these methods is to rent out your home or a section of your home. Our 6 Tips to renting out your home will help make the transition a bit smoother. There are several aspect to your property that needs addressing before your house will be rent ready.  We will focus on the physical and the financial for now. 1. Insurance In general I’m not a fan of Insurance, but in regards to your properties you will have to take out some sort of insurance.  The honest truth is that property is to much of a big investment not to take some insurance, unfortunate events do happen.  Also you are allowed to add any annual insurance increase to your lease agreement (once the fixed period has passed) in South Africa.  You are however not allowed to charge them for the initial insurance, only the increase, especially if caused by the tenants themselves. Your insurance needs to cover these, at least: Building Insurance This is to cover you from all natural disasters.   Consider floods, land slippage (especially if you are on any sort of incline), thunderstorms (hail damage), Earthquakes, Malicious damages. Indemnity Insurance This kind of insurance will protect you from any damages or deaths that might accrue to a tenant or a visitor of your tenants.  Imagine a tree falls on the house – your building insurance should cover that, but what if the tree fell on the tenant.  What is going to  save...
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