Residential for rent refers to homes that are purchased by an investor and occupied by tenants on a rental or lease agreement. It is the property zoned specifically for living or dwelling for individuals or households and may include standalone single-family dwellings to large, multi-unit apartment buildings.
If you’re looking to rent a home in Zambia, this platform can help you not only find a property but also guide you through every step of your journey. Before you physically view accommodation you should consider the following:
In Zambia, most houses, flats and apartments to rent are advertised by real estate companies as well as accommodation websites. You can search for a particular type of accommodation and contact the company or individual that has listed the property.
Other sources include the accommodation sections of newspapers, advertisements in shops and notice boards. You may also find available accommodation through word of mouth or 'To Let' signs on properties.
Accommodation agencies or letting agencies are commercial organisations that help you find private rented accommodation. They may charge you a fee.
Areas within Lusaka
It is generally accepted that rent should equal no more than 30% of a tenant's take-home pay – that is, their salary after tax and other deductions.