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May 24, 2022

Legal costs awarded by a court

I recently sued someone who owes me R50,000. The Court found that the loan agreement was invalid and that the amount was not owed to me. The legal costs were subsequently awarded […]
May 24, 2022

Getting over the hurdle of sectional title pet ownership

If you own a pet and live in a complex subject to the Sectional Title Schemes Management Act, this article may be just for you. What […]
May 24, 2022

Who is held responsible for payments lost due to cybercrime?

This is exactly what happened in Fourie v Van der Spuy and De Jongh Inc. and others. The First Respondent was a law firm and the […]
May 24, 2022

Immovable property ownership and spouses

When does a spouse who is entitled to receive a half share in immovable property become the owner of that half share? Does the real right […]
April 21, 2022

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 were heavy rainfalls and […]
April 21, 2022

Keeping things fair in the business race

The purpose of the Competition Act 89 of 1998(“the Act”) is to promote the efficiency, adaptability, and development of the economy, and to ensure that small […]
April 21, 2022

Are estate agents ready for the change to come?

Property Practitioners who now need to hold a Fidelity Fund Certificate, unless excluded, to practice in terms of the Property Practitioners Act, 22 of 2019, may […]
April 21, 2022

How will the 2022 Budget changes affect you?

The annual National Budget Speech was delivered on 23 February 2022 by Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana. Practitioners are getting to grips with some of the more […]
January 25, 2022

Have you revised your business continuity plan?

While the possibility of a global pandemic was always at the back of our minds, its emergence still managed to catch us off-guard and wreaked havoc […]
January 25, 2022

Are you planning on starting an Airbnb?

When deciding whether to become an Airbnb host, it’s important for you to understand how the laws work in your city. According to Brett Herron, the […]
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