January 30, 2024

The pivotal role of technology in e-conveyancing

Legal conveyancing is a crucial aspect of property transactions in South Africa. It involves the transfer of property ownership from one party to another, and historically, […]
January 30, 2024

Domicilium Citandi Et Executandi in South African Law

How is it possible that someone can obtain judgment against me, without my knowledge of any summons issued against me or a court date to state […]
January 12, 2024

What implications does a lien have on eviction proceedings: Part 1.

In conflicts between property owners and tenants seeking compensation for property improvements before leaving, eviction proceedings are possible, but success depends on location and lease terms. […]
January 12, 2024

Rouwkoop clauses: What is it and is it enforceable?

The rouwkoop clause, frequently featured in agreements between sellers and purchasers, grants the seller the right to retain a portion or a specified amount of the […]
January 12, 2024

The Dos and Don’ts for landlords regarding the Rental Housing Act

In South Africa, the Rental Housing Act lays out important dos and don’ts for landlords. By adhering to these guidelines, landlords can maintain positive, lawful relationships […]
November 20, 2023

Intending to buy a state-funded house? Here’s what you need to know

The Constitution of South Africa enshrines the right of everyone to have access to adequate housing. This places a mandatory duty on the state to achieve […]
November 20, 2023

Aiming for the Sky: What are air rights?

In South Africa, “air rights” are typically understood to be development rights that are approved for walkways, bridges or other constructed crossings over roads. These also […]
November 2, 2023

Navigating the amendments to the Trust Property Control Act: Beneficial ownerships in South Africa

The Trust Property Control Act, a key piece of legislation governing South Africa’s trusts, recently underwent a substantial transformation with the passage of the General Laws […]
November 2, 2023

The ABCs of lease agreements in South Africa

Navigating the world of lease agreements can be complex and fraught with potential pitfalls. In South Africa, these agreements are an essential tool for establishing clear […]
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