July 5, 2024

Tenant ‘red flags’ and how to avoid them

The wrong tenant can have a lasting negative effect. The residential property industry continues its upward trajectory, and investors are getting in on the action.  However, […]
July 5, 2024

Are you obligated to pay arrear levies when purchasing a sectional title unit? Part 1

Recently, the High Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) was required to interpret Section 15B(3)(a)(i)(aa) of the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986 in […]
July 5, 2024

Five residential property trends no one saw coming

Experts have already predicted the top property trends of 2024, ranging from the impact of looming interest rate cuts to co-buying, solar power financing, sectional title […]
June 3, 2024

Is there a need for sectional ownership?

Professor C.G. van der Merwe, the doyen of sectional titles in South Africa, sets out the reasons for introducing sectional ownership into a legal system. He […]
June 3, 2024

Property advice in an election year

Buy now, sell later. This year, almost half of the world’s inhabitants will head to the polls to elect their new governments, including eight of the […]
June 3, 2024

Understanding tenant rights to property possession

It often happens that a tenant, for whatever reason, refuses, neglects or is unable to pay rent and falls into arrears. A landlord, frustrated with the […]
May 8, 2024

How to Obtain a Home Loan: Things to Consider Before You Apply

With most of the major interest rate hikes now out of the way, 2023 is set to provide a more stable environment for financially savvy, would-be […]
May 8, 2024

Eviction Order Prior to Removal of Unlawful Informal Settlement Structures on Private Property: Is it Necessary?

Should a land owner obtain an eviction order prior to the removal of informal settlement structures erected unlawfully, and without the land owner’s consent, on his […]
May 8, 2024

Neighbourly Disputes: Legal Solutions in South Africa

Disputes with neighbours can be challenging, often requiring tactful and legal approaches to resolve them effectively. In South Africa, these disputes can range from noise complaints […]
April 2, 2024

Avoid the Long-Term Implications of Skipping a Bond Repayment

Are you feeling the financial pinch? You’re not alone. Many South Africans are finding it increasingly difficult to meet their credit obligations. The cost of living […]
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