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Notice of Special Levy in Sectional Title Schemes

It is a common misconception that the need for special levies in sectional title schemes was banished with the introduction of the new legislation which regulates the management of sectional title schemes.

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Exiting a Commercial Lease Early and the CPA

It is now necessary for both residential and commercial tenants and landlords to comply with the provisions of the CPA when it comes to early termination.

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Seller’s Rights When Selling a House – Claiming Interest on Delayed Transfers

It’s important to understand the seller’s rights when selling a house, especially when it comes to claiming interest on delayed transfers.

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How Has COVID-19 Affected the Market Value of Property in SA?

Although South Africa breathed a collective sigh of relief as President Ramaphosa announced the start of lockdown level three as of the 1st of June, it’s no doubt that COVID-19 has had a severe impact of the market value of property in South Africa.

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Spoliation Orders and Tenant’s Rights in South Africa

Although cutting your tenant’s electricity or changing their locks may seem like a good idea at the time, it is in fact a bad idea and automatically puts you, as a landlord, in the wrong.

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Property Sector reopening under COVID-19 Lockdown Level 3?

It should not be the choice of either the public health or the state of the economy. It is a necessity to safeguard both. Fabricius J

It is imperative that preservation of the economy is of major importance in South Africa's COVID-19 strategy. 

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Property Market After Lockdown in South Africa – What will it Look Like?

The property market after lockdown in South Africa will most likely look vastly different with discussion around re-engineering the entire property transaction process.

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Body Corporate Reserve Funds – What You Need to Know

Bodies corporate are compelled to make provisions for reserve funds on an ongoing basis which fits into the long-term, obligatory maintenance requirements of the scheme.

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Sectional Title Levy Relief During COVID-19 Pandemic

Owners of homes in sectional title schemes may be seeking sectional title levy relief to help them cope financially during these difficult times, considering they are still liable to pay home loans and other personal debt commitments.

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Transfer Duty in South Africa – What You can Expect to Pay

When it comes to transfer duty in South Africa, it’s important for to understand what one can expect to pay when purchasing property in South Africa as well as what the difference is between transfer duty and transfer costs.

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