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[WATCH] #AskALawyer – Can a rental deposit be increased from 1 to 2 months in the rental term?

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HomeTimes has launched another first: Facebook Live legal and sectional title advice, in collaboration with SSLR Inc.

Using the power of our reach on Facebook, and our access to the best legal minds in the residential property industry, we are able to help you, our readers, as well as the many other thousands with similar concerns and questions.

#AskALawyer Episode 1

Line up:

Q1 Can a rental deposit be increased from one month to two months in the rental term?

Time: 0:00 – 2:26

Q2 How does Day Zero (or an Act of God) affect lease agreements?

Time: 2:27 – 5:00

Q3 How do we go about registering a body corporate (BC) for the first time?

Time: 5:40 – 7:36

Q4 What application and administration fees may a rental agent charge a tenant?

Time: 7:48 – 10:00

Got a question? Email david@hometimes.co.za and we’ll be sure to assist you with an answer



David A Steynberg, managing editor and director of HomeTimes, has more than 10 years of experience as both a journalist and editor, having headed up Business Day’s HomeFront supplement, SAPOA’s range of four printed titles, digimags Asset in Africa and the South African Planning Institute’s official title, Planning Africa, as well as B2B titles, Building Africa and Water, Sewage & Effluent magazines. He began his career at Farmer’s Weekly magazine before moving on to People Magazine where he was awarded two Excellence Awards for Best Real Life feature as well as Writer of the Year runner-up. He is also a past fellow of the International Women’s Media Foundation.

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