September 30, 2019

Your property sale agreement: Be careful how it’s worded!

“In war and litigation, both sides suffer” (old Roman proverb) Here’s yet another reminder from our courts on how important it is – if you want […]
September 30, 2019

Is your domain name at risk from “drop catching”?

Can you afford to lose your domain name? What happens to your business if your website and emails suddenly go down because you’ve lost it? For […]
September 30, 2019

Evicting your troublesome tenant: More problems with PIE

“The effect of PIE is not and should not be to effectively expropriate the rights of the landowner in favour of unlawful occupiers. The landowner retains […]
September 30, 2019

Trusts: New directive on independent trustees

If you plan to form a trust, you need to know about a new directive from the Chief Master of the High Court to all Master’s […]
September 30, 2019

Verbal agreements – The property perspective

“A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on” (Samuel Goldwyn) A recent High Court judgment is yet another reminder of how essential it is […]
September 30, 2019

Immediate steps following the death of a loved one

The death of a loved one is a difficult process to go through, and when the inevitable occurs, it is important to remember what happens next. […]
September 30, 2019

New requirements to re-instate a company or close corporation

A company or close corporation may be deregistered upon request from the company or close corporation or any other third party. A company or close corporation […]
September 30, 2019

Is Uber legal?

Following the death of one of Uber’s employees due to clashes between Uber drivers and taxi drivers, the Department of Labour has clarified its position in […]
September 30, 2019

Property sellers: Don’t pay “future rates”

“Cause they told me everybody’s got to pay their dues  And I explained that I had overpaid them” (Sixto Rodriguez in ‘Cause’) Before you as seller […]
September 30, 2019

Making money with Airbnb? Tax and other issues

Airbnb is an increasingly popular and lucrative way for residential property owners to earn extra income from short-term rentals of spare rooms, holiday houses, apartments and […]
September 30, 2019

Seven myths about making a will

“Let’s choose executors and talk of wills” (Shakespeare) If you haven’t made your will yet, get it done now. Why is that so important and how […]
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