Property

July 19, 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, […]
June 13, 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 […]
April 24, 2024

Selling a property with defects: What you need to know

The purchaser signs an agreement of sale with the seller. The property is transferred into the purchaser’s name. A month later, there is heavy rainfall and […]
October 19, 2023

Signing an antenuptial contract before getting married does not mean you are anticipating divorce

Even though the current generation is more open to talking about virtually anything, there is still a tendency among people to avoid talking about certain topics […]
July 21, 2023

Compliance certificates required when selling a property

There is a duty on the Seller when selling an immovable property to provide certain certificates of compliance to the Purchaser. There are five compliance certificates […]
March 24, 2023

Compliance certificates required when selling a property

There are five compliance certificates that the Seller is required to obtain at his/her own cost before the transfer of the property takes place. The following […]
October 14, 2022

Deducting bond interest using access bond facility

You can use a loan re-advance against your house to purchase a rental property, and get the interest allowed as a tax deduction – it just […]
October 14, 2022

Landlord and tenant inspections

The Rental Housing Amendment Act[1], section 4B (4) and (5) determines that the tenant and property owner must jointly, before the tenant moves into the dwelling, […]
October 11, 2022

When your tenant ‘does a duck’

Tips for landlords when their tenant does a disappearing act Everyone who has let out property knows that sickening feeling when you find out that your […]
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