Houses For Rent In South Africa

What is Rent?

Renting, also known as hiring or letting, is an agreement where a payment is made for the temporary use of a good, service, or property owned by another.


A gross lease is when the tenant pays a flat rental amount and the landlord pays for all property charges regularly incurred by the ownership.

Houses For Rent In South Africa

5 Prince Street, Roundhay, Somerset West

R 18 000
Per Month

Lovely 4-bedroom family home situated close to town and all amenities. The home offers a large lounge with fireplace, dining room, and newly renovated kitchen with electric and gas hob.

The main bedroom has a cozy fireplace for cold winter nights, plus an ensuite shower. Family bathroom with bath and shower, and separate guest toilet. Outside is a lovely gazebo with a built-in braai, a study, and a bedroom with shower and toilet plus a large storeroom.

Single garage with loads of extra parking for the whole family.
The property is secure behind a high wall with electric fencing and an alarm.

928 Veda Avenue, Monument Park, Pretoria

R 16 500
Per Month

3 Bedroom house se rent offers 2 bathrooms, study, lounge, dining, kitchen with scullery, Lapa with built-in braai, small swimming pool

Sasolburg, Sasolburg Ext 15

R 7 950
Per Month

This cozy 4-bedroom, 1-bathroom house is situated close to all amenities. The yard is big with lots of trees that provide needed shade from the hot sun.

The property is well-maintained, and all the bedrooms have wardrobes. The bathroom has a basin, a bath, a shower, and a toilet. The outbuilding consists of a garage and a carport for at least 2 vehicles.

Is rent cheap in South Africa?

“South Africans currently spend anything between 17% and 24% of their salaries on rent. Compared to popular ex-pat destinations like New Zealand, where rental costs can be as high as 58% of the average salary), South Africa still offers a very affordable general cost of living.”

Can you rent without a payslip?

Copy of your ID or passport (have your work permit available if applicable). Sometimes these documents will need to be certified.

Proof of income in the form of your latest parsnip, or if you are newly employed and don’t have a parsnip yet, your employment contract. Last three months’ bank statements.