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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 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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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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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,

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Q I signed a lease agreement for a property I was supposed to occupy on 1 October 2017. After paying over the deposit, the landlord informed that, due to personal reasons, they cannot grant occupation on that date. We discussed possibilities of moving occupation to 1

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Q Hi, the Sectional Titles Management Rules state that personal details such as telephone and email details etc. of owners must be given to other owners when it is requested. However, the POPI Act was since enacted, which rule should be enforced? Should the details be

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Q Hi, We suddenly need to relocate for work and will need to rent a home. We've found a suitable place and made contact but the landlord is insisting that he wants a joint application from me and my wife. I don't understand this; although she

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