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The best way to stop HOA levy arrears
12 Aug 2020
If you live in an estate, you know that there are always those who are reluctant and slow to pay their monthly levies – and a few who won’t pay at all until the homeowners’ association (HOA) has already started to take legal action against them.
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Property management: The importance of next-level trust fund separation
28 Jul 2020
No estate agent or property manager needs to be reminded of the legal specification that trust funds must be held separate from business funds. The reason for it is well known too – it is to ensure that third-party funds are only ever used for the purposes they were intended for.
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Make sure you always have a written lease
29 Jun 2020
In the aftermath of the COVID-19 lockdown in SA, many tenants are facing financial hardship and having to move quickly because they can no longer afford the rent on their current home.
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What can landlords do if tenants want to end their lease agreement early?
22 Jun 2020
There are a number of possible reasons that could arise that lead to a tenant wanting to terminate their lease agreement before it has run its course, however, is it possible for them to get out of a lease agreement without being in breach of the contract?
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What can landlords do if tenants want to end their lease agreement early?
Legal
22 Jun 2020
Are executive managing agents the cheaper option for sectional title schemes in trouble?
Legal
17 Jun 2020
Home offices and tax breaks - here is what you need to know
Legal
28 May 2020
Protection measures for ST schemes as new tenants or owners move in
Legal
26 May 2020
Get ready to move!
Legal
15 May 2020
You can move house during lockdown - but only for a short period
Legal
07 May 2020
The rules for rentals during lockdown
Legal
07 Apr 2020
Can I use the common property in my sectional title during lockdown?
Legal
06 Apr 2020
Covid-19: What to do about your Sectional Title AGM
Legal
23 Mar 2020
City of Tshwane placed under administration
Legal
05 Mar 2020
Rescue plans for struggling Sectional Title schemes
Legal
04 Mar 2020
Amendments to Cape Town’s Municipal Planning By-laws reflect current trends
Legal
26 Feb 2020
Community schemes - timeframe for opposing decisions
Legal
25 Feb 2020
The Offer to Purchase: 5 Things to know before signing on the dotted line
Legal
10 Feb 2020
Otherwise occupied: The need-to-knows about occupational rent
Legal
04 Feb 2020
West Coast property owners could be ordered to demolish their houses
Legal
30 Jan 2020
All the insurance you need as a homeowner
Legal
23 Jan 2020
Are South Africans adequately covered for storm damage?
Legal
20 Jan 2020
When it comes to maintaining a rental property, who’s responsible for what?
Legal
17 Jan 2020
Cape bylaw amendment means good news for landlords and agents
Legal
20 Dec 2019
Negotiating the end of your rental agreement
Legal
25 Nov 2019
Co-ownership – the advantages, the nitty gritty and the importance of a legal agreement
Legal
18 Nov 2019
What to do when owners don't pay levies or contributions
Legal
12 Nov 2019
Wear and tear will wear you down in the end
Legal
04 Nov 2019
New property laws every seller and landlord should know about
Legal
04 Nov 2019
When disaster strikes - what to do after a home break-in
Legal
01 Nov 2019
Insurance considerations when making your home eco-friendly
Legal
23 Oct 2019
What to expect and the need-to-know once your bond has been approved
Legal
17 Oct 2019