Frequently Asked Questions




How long after applying will I know my application was successful?

Applications are confirmed within 24 hours.

What happens to my deposit for the duration of my stay?

Your deposit is transferred into an interest bearing trust account for the duration of your stay.

How soon after I leave do I get my deposit back?

Deposits are refunded within 14 days, provided that no issues have arisen.

What maintenance will I be responsible for?

Depending on your contract, large fixtures (ie geysers) will be covered by the owners but small (ie blubs) and negligent breakages are to be covered by the tenant.

Will I be liable for water, electricity and levy costs?

The tenant will be liable for electricity via a pre-paid meter in the apartment. The owner covers water and levies.

Can anybody access my flat without my consent?

No one will access you apartment unless you have been notified and arrangement have been made.

Do I get a parking bay?

Apartments have a minimum of 1 parking bay included, additional parking bay can be arranged directly through the V&A Waterfront.

Are there any additional costs that I should be aware of?

A once off admin fee of R 825 is charged per lease agreement.

When does is my first month's rent and deposit due?

All payments must be settled before date of occupation.

What is the minimum stay period for the Silo apartments?

Minimum lease period in the Silo No 2 is 2 months, Minimum lease period in the Silo No 3 is 3 Months.