August 4, 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 […]
July 7, 2020

Is it still a buyers’ market out there?

The property market for 2020 initially proved to be a buyers’ market. Though with the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown’s effects on […]
June 4, 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 […]
May 12, 2020

Post-lockdown Property

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, […]
November 16, 2018

FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER?

Buying a property is a rather big deal, which is why you should be sure that you are able to afford it before you end up […]
September 12, 2018

JOINT OWNERSHIP: HOW DO I TERMINATE WITHOUT THE CO-OPERATION OF THE OTHER JOINT OWNER?

Nature of joint ownership: Joint owners own undivided shares in the property which they own jointly. Consequently, the joint owners cannot divide the joint property while […]
July 13, 2018

HOW BINDING ARE BODY CORPORATE FINES?

In an estate or sectional title scheme, it is challenging to ensure that everyone will stick to the conduct rules and to aid this, body corporates […]
June 7, 2018

TITLE DEEDS WHEN BUYING OR SELLING PROPERTY

If you’re planning to buy a new property, you’ll need to get the title deed transferred into your name to prove that you’re the owner of […]
June 7, 2018

CAN I OBTAIN FINANCING IF I DON’T OWN IMMOVABLE PROPERTY AS SECURITY?

The article gives a brief overview of what a notarial bond is, the requirements that need to be complied with to register a notarial bond and […]