THE ABCs OF VOETSTOOTS

Most residential sale agreements contain a clause that reads “voetstoots”. But what does it really mean to the buyer of the property? Firstly, this interesting term derives from its literal meaning in Afrikaans that is, “with a shove of the foot.” It therefore...

REMEDIES FOR RENTAL ARREARS

One of the most common problems regarding rentals, is a tenant who doesn’t pay their rent in due time… But here’s the good news for the many landlords who are left frustrated on a monthly basis: the South African law provides you with remedies, thanks to the...

The 10 Commandments of Renting Your Property

The 10 Commandments of Renting Your Property You took your time, asked for plenty of advice and eventually invested in a property (or two). Believe it or not, that was the easy part. Now you have to find the best real estate agent to manage your property and oh yes,...