March 6, 2019

Trustees at war: The removal remedy and its limits

“Animosity and difference of opinion are not sufficient to have a trustee removed from office and/or for the majority of trustees to unilaterally force another to […]
March 6, 2019

Reg 68 – Update on lost title deed procedure

In last month’s newsletter we placed an article (Property owners, buyers and agents: Check for the title deeds before 25 February!) on the new procedure to […]
March 6, 2019

New property valuations and valuation objections – Cape Town

Most property owners in Cape Town have already received their new property valuation from the City of Cape Town. On 31 January 2019 the Municipal Valuer […]
February 6, 2019

Your website of the month: 5 Steps to business success

Perhaps you are an employee, dreaming of starting up your own business. Or an entrepreneur looking to leverage your practical experience into another successful start-up. Or […]
February 6, 2019

Private schools and parents behaving badly: The expulsion option

“…it can hardly be in the best interests of all concerned for this family to remain at the School” (Extract from judgment below) With the new […]
February 6, 2019

Proving your claim in a liquidation or sequestration: When you should, and when you shouldn’t

“A small debt produces a debtor; a large one, an enemy” (Publilius Syrus, Roman writer) You are owed money by a debtor, whose “insolvent estate” is […]
February 6, 2019

Buying your first home with a government subsidy

Note: If you earn over R22k p.m. (the subsidy threshold) or aren’t personally in the market for a house in the “affordable housing” bracket, please think […]
February 6, 2019

Property owners, buyers and agents: Check for the title deeds before 25 February!

“Time is of the essence” (legal phrase meaning ‘speed is essential, there’s a deadline, this is an emergency, hurry up, do it now’ – The Phrase […]
January 9, 2019

Property developers beware: Deemed accruals can seriously disrupt your cash flow

“Never take your eyes off the cash flow because it’s the lifeblood of business” (Richard Branson) A recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment has confirmed […]
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