Property Law / Conveyancing

November 10, 2020

Parking bay disputes – Enforcing complex rules

A common source of friction in community schemes is parking spaces. Homeowners Association and Body Corporate rules are aimed at regulating usage of parking areas but […]
October 6, 2020

Landlords and tenants: Alert level 1 and the new eviction rules

The flood of lockdown lay-offs and salary reductions has left many tenants struggling to find rent money, and their landlords wondering how to cover their bond […]
September 3, 2020

Options to renew leases – Risks for landlords and tenants

Leases often give tenants an option to extend or renew at the end of the current term, and tenants who lose sight of the value and […]
September 3, 2020

Buying a business? Make sure the seller publishes notice of the sale

With our economy in trouble and the ongoing pandemic and lockdown damaging more and more businesses by the day, sales by distressed companies and traders are […]
September 3, 2020

Property: Don’t pay double commission!

With many property sellers allowing multiple estate agencies to market their properties in their attempts to sell during what is still (for the moment at least) […]
July 8, 2020

Electronic signatures in property and other transactions

We all know that verbal agreements, although fully binding for most types of transaction, are a recipe for uncertainty and dispute. It’s not just a question […]
May 11, 2020

Conveyancing firms work together

WE ARE PART OF A GROUP OF CONVEYANCING FIRMS PROVIDING INFORMATION, EDUCATION AND SUPPORT TO PROPERTY OWNERS, BUYERS & SELLERS. THIS INITIATIVE BEGAN DURING THE LOCKDOWN […]
February 10, 2020

Does an expired lease automatically continue month-to-month? At what rental?

Your residential fixed-term lease expires but for whatever reason you don’t sign a new one. Nor does the lease say anything about what will happen on […]
January 22, 2020

Rights and responsibilities of usufructuaries

In a recent inquiry a client wanted to know what the responsibilities of his parents are as usufructuaries of the property he bought from them. The […]
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