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The POPI Act and privacy in community housing schemes
19 Oct 2020
Community housing schemes have just a few months left to ensure that their record-keeping systems and those of their managing agents are compliant with the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act, which became effective on 1 July this year with a transition period to ensure complete compliance by 30 June 2021.
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Home Owners: Regulations on pet ownership in South Africa
06 Oct 2020
Before homeowners go ahead and purchase pets, there are certain laws of which they ought to be aware.
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What expenses are covered by the rental deposit?
05 Oct 2020
Following a period of lockdown restrictions that put severe pressure on the income levels of many households, some landlords have had to go through the costly process of applying for a court order to evict defaulting tenants. Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, explains that the rental deposit exists largely to protect the landlord against defaulting tenants and the lengthy, expensive process that is involved to evict them.
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What happens with occupational rent when a property transfer is delayed?
29 Sep 2020
In most instances, buyers want to avoid having to pay occupational rent and wait for the home to be registered in their name before they move in. Similarly, sellers want to be out by the time the transfer goes through. Sadly, as the recent pandemic has highlighted, life doesn’t always go according to plan.
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What happens with occupational rent when a property transfer is delayed?
Legal
29 Sep 2020
A real estate agent and a transferring agent - why you need both
Legal
21 Sep 2020
Consider the Pros and Cons of Inheriting a Legacy Property
Legal
15 Sep 2020
How to create sectional title conduct rules that really work
Legal
15 Sep 2020
Holding onto your house in a time of COVID-19
Legal
10 Sep 2020
The Real Reason Sectional Title Schemes Need a 10-Year Plan
Legal
10 Sep 2020
Here are the tax tips every landlord should know
Legal
09 Sep 2020
Turn over a new leaf and polish up your policy
Legal
07 Sep 2020
Use the Rental Housing Tribunal to settle rental disputes
Legal
03 Sep 2020
Working from home? You could qualify for tax deductions
Legal
24 Aug 2020
The best way to stop HOA levy arrears
Legal
12 Aug 2020
Property management: The importance of next-level trust fund separation
Legal
28 Jul 2020
Make sure you always have a written lease
Legal
29 Jun 2020
What can landlords do if tenants want to end their lease agreement early?
Legal
22 Jun 2020
Are executive managing agents the cheaper option for sectional title schemes in trouble?
Legal
17 Jun 2020
Home offices and tax breaks - here is what you need to know
Legal
28 May 2020
Protection measures for ST schemes as new tenants or owners move in
Legal
26 May 2020
Get ready to move!
Legal
15 May 2020
You can move house during lockdown - but only for a short period
Legal
07 May 2020
The rules for rentals during lockdown
Legal
07 Apr 2020
Can I use the common property in my sectional title during lockdown?
Legal
06 Apr 2020
Covid-19: What to do about your Sectional Title AGM
Legal
23 Mar 2020
City of Tshwane placed under administration
Legal
05 Mar 2020
Rescue plans for struggling Sectional Title schemes
Legal
04 Mar 2020
Amendments to Cape Town’s Municipal Planning By-laws reflect current trends
Legal
26 Feb 2020
Community schemes - timeframe for opposing decisions
Legal
25 Feb 2020
The Offer to Purchase: 5 Things to know before signing on the dotted line
Legal
10 Feb 2020
Otherwise occupied: The need-to-knows about occupational rent
Legal
04 Feb 2020