Pierre Hanekom

  Cape Town, South Africa

 



11 Stories by Pierre Hanekom

Being professional in the Rental Industry

“The way you handled the situation is totally unprofessional.” Does that sound familiar? Our industry is renowned for claiming to be professional on the...
0 4 min read

Best Practice – What does it even mean?

I know every person has his own opinion on this topic. Business Owners are quick to point out that their way of doing things...
0 5 min read

Things to discuss with new Landlords

You might have heard the term “Tenant Procurement” which is the term used in the industry for all the activities required to find a...
0 2 min read

Credit Checking vs Application Processing – Do you know the difference?

The Tenant with the excellent credit score or the Tenant who paid twelve months in advance turns out to be a Tenant from hell....
0 2 min read

Rethink your Value – Become a most Trusted Advisor to your Landlords

Having and being able to communicate your Value Proposition is supposed to set you apart from the competition and to convince Landlords to trust...
0 4 min read

A true detective story … In pursuit of the Perfect Inspection

Picture this … Pink Panther music is playing and the inspector arrives at the potential crime scene (the rental property) with his clipboard, ready...
0 2 min read

Strange Tenant Behaviour – Are you kidding me…

Knowing your tenants and I mean really knowing them can make a huge difference in your ability to be proactive in managing their sometimes...
2 3 min read

Impact of the drought conditions on landlords, tenants and lease responsibilities.

Drought conditions require both Landlords and Tenants to work together to save water in every way possible.  Harcourts Maynard Burgoyne Rentals has agreed that I...
0 3 min read

Why Expectations Management is a Key to a successful Rental Business

Let’s start by defining a successful Rental Business… Well, a Rental Business is a services business and in order to be successful, you need...
3 3 min read

Every Rental Business needs a Heart Beat, to avoid Chaos

Rental Businesses are not quiet businesses. They are like human hearts pumping with a very irregular pace,  caused by sharp peaks experienced on a...
0 1 min read