Property Law

August 11, 2020

Cancelling a lease agreement during COVID-19

2020 has been an unpredictable year, to say the least. Each new week seems to hold its own uncertainties and concerns. In such times, it is […]
August 11, 2020

Considerations before the biggest decision of your life

Purchasing a home is one of the biggest decisions most people will make in their lives. It makes sense then that this endeavour should be approached […]
July 14, 2020

The two-way street of rental relationships

The relationship between landlord and tenant is a symbiotic one, where the efforts of either party results in the best outcome for both parties. During the […]
June 26, 2020

Understanding force majeure in relation to contractual obligations

Common Law position – in absence of a “force majeure” clause A force majeure is an act of God or man (such as a war, strike, […]
June 26, 2020

How is your property’s value being affected?

Preparing a home that will soon enter the market is one of the first steps of the selling process. But these preparations, intended to make a […]
April 21, 2020

How to approach property purchases post-lockdown

At the end of the national lockdown, many South Africans will have gotten to know their properties better than the architects who designed them. For some, […]
March 6, 2020

Sectional title schemes: A developer’s obligations

A developer who wishes to establish a sectional title scheme on a piece of land where there is an existing building, has certain statutory obligations should […]
March 6, 2020

Ignoring the ‘Warning: Private Property’ signs

For many whose homes are where their hearts are, the Draft Expropriation Bill, 2019, which seeks to legalise land expropriation without compensation, is proving to be of […]
January 14, 2020

Holiday Homes – What You Need to Consider

Finding a holiday home isn’t as simple as choosing your favourite holiday spot and packing your bags. With the festive season around the corner, the urge […]
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