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What to do before you say “I do”

Before you say "I do" Marriage is not only an important decision affecting your personal relationship; it also has certain legal and other implications. Therefore, it would be to your benefit to consider the following: If you get married without entering into an ante-nuptial contract (‘ANC’), in terms of South African law, you will [...]

What to do before you say “I do” 2017-11-08T11:14:36+00:00

Transfer of Properties – no easy task

Many people are unfamiliar or confused by the process of transferring ownership of immovable property from one person to another. This confusion stems from a distinction in South African law between movable and immovable property. To make transfer of ownership of immovable property legal, it must be registered in the Deeds Office serving the area [...]

Transfer of Properties – no easy task 2017-11-01T09:56:42+00:00

The importance of a well drafted lease agreement

T things to consider when working with a lease agreement:  As a legal firm dealing with property related matters on a daily basis, we can tell you that one of the most common causes of legal disputes are lease agreements. The dispute usually arises because the agreement is poorly drafted, which results in the [...]

The importance of a well drafted lease agreement 2017-11-01T09:13:53+00:00

More about landlord insurance

F irstly in order to understand what we are referring to it is best we distinguish two different insurances that refer to landlords insurance. Buy to let insurance: Landlords insurance is usually referred to as a buy to let insurance however this is a type of landlord insurance. This is usually for one property that is covered by a [...]

More about landlord insurance 2017-11-01T09:27:24+00:00

Fundamental Consumer Rights: Protection Against Discriminatory Marketing

If a suppliers' services fails to comply with the standards contemplated in the Consumer Protection Act, you have a right, in terms of the act, to demand that the supplier refund you or that he remedies the defect. In our previous post we attempted to provide a basic outline for who qualifies for protection [...]

Fundamental Consumer Rights: Protection Against Discriminatory Marketing 2017-11-01T10:08:28+00:00

What is a consumer?

The enactment of the Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008, (“the Act”) has allowed for the levelling of the market’s playing field by forcing suppliers, retailers, and service providers to comply with various rules and regulations. The catch is that you can only enforce these rules if you are deemed a “consumer” in terms of [...]

What is a consumer? 2017-11-01T10:42:54+00:00