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An email doing the rounds has many in the real estate industry upset, with some calling for a boycott and to “bring them to the ground”. The "them" is mortgage provider, SA Home Loans (SAHL), and the email in question is a promotional message sent from SAHL

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Q Hi, what effect does the death of a tenant have on a lease agreement? A In terms of the common law, a lease agreement does not automatically terminate upon the death of a party. The executor must make the decision to terminate the lease agreement and the

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Q Hi, I just want to find out if I can have a claim against a body corporate if I find my car damaged while parked in the complex undercover parking area. The complex has 24-hour security which is supposed to patrol throughout the complex. I suspect

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Q Hi, I am a landlord, and I had a defaulting tenant that has since vacated my property. However, they still owe outstanding rental. What would be the best process to recover this missing rental amount which totals to about R14,500? The TPN Credit Bureau suggests the Small Claims

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Q Hi, I am about to sign a lease agreement for a residential property. One of the clauses, however, does not sit well with me. I would like to know if the clause is CPA-compliant. It reads as follows: "The Landlord agrees to pay the Estate Agent

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House prices in February grew by 2.3%, year-on-year. This is down from a revised 3.8% in January, and from 2017’s high of 5% reached in November. “This does not, however, alter our view that 2018 should be a mildly stronger housing market year than 2017,” said

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Q Hi, I came across your video regarding deposits. Firstly, I would like to know what recourse does a landlord have when a tenant has destroyed a property and you only have one month’s deposit. That does not cover the damages? Can a landlord when renting out

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Sectional title life is generally considered affordable, convenient, safe and is a popular choice for anyone from bachelors to retirees - and everyone in between. But it does become a challenge when homeowners from vastly different walks of life have to live together, find common ground

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