Protections Afforded to Tenants by the Consumer Protection Act

Protections Afforded to Tenants by the Consumer Protection Act

Protections Afforded to Tenants by the Consumer Protection Act At the forefront of consumer protection law in South Africa is the Consumer Protection Act (the “CPA”). Section 14 of the CPA is of particular importance to the landlord-tenant relationship, but it may not...
Pets and Community Schemes Rules

Pets and Community Schemes Rules

Where Does my pet fit into the rules of community schemes The debate about pets in community schemes and even to some extent in HOA’s is getting much more attention these days and therefore it is important to make sure where your pet fit into the rules of a community...
Early Cancellations under the CPA

Early Cancellations under the CPA

Early Cancellations and the CPA: Landlord vs Tenant. 2020 saw the most unpredicted and hardest blow to our economy as the world changed overnight when the COVID19 pandemic hit South African shores. For the first time in our lifetime we found ourselves in a National...
Evictions in The State of Disaster

Evictions in The State of Disaster

Evictions and The National State of Disaster: Where Does the Agent Stand? The Covid-19 pandemic that has been turning the world upside down since 2020 has unleashed a storm of unprecedented stress and tension on people of all walks of life, leaving everyone drained by...
Effect of a sale on the mandate

Effect of a sale on the mandate

The effect of a sale on a management mandate agreement Is the purchaser of a property with a tenant in the premises duty-bound to perform in terms of the former landlord’s obligations towards the lease agreement, or in terms of a mandate in the case of a management...
Court Dates

Court Dates

Obtaining court dates from the High Courts in Lockdown Level 1 As much as we, as legal practitioners, have got used to attending to court virtually and working with the new online court system, called CaseLines; the legal profession is still experiencing extreme...