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 […]
January 9, 2019

Paternity leave and minimum wages – How will the new laws affect you?

Employers and employees need to know about four new Acts which will usher in important changes to our labour laws. The summary below is a short […]
January 9, 2019

Beware the building deadlines when buying-to-build

Here’s yet another warning from our courts to take seriously the building deadlines commonly imposed on buyers of plots in residential estates. Failure to comply with […]
January 9, 2019

Your website of the month: “Ready, steady, loadshed!”

Media reports suggest that loadshedding is likely to be with us for some time yet, and whether you happen to be at work or at home […]
December 12, 2018

Our client is selling in Vredehoek

As Conveyancers and Property Lawyers, part of our service to our clients is to assist them with the marketing and selling of their properties. Where our […]
December 5, 2018

Firearm owners: What to do if your licence has expired

“… this is a matter of national security and… something of the order of 450,000 gun owners with their expired licences form part of this equation… […]
December 5, 2018

Lending to a friend or selling property on credit – Must you register as a credit provider?

“Neither a borrower nor a lender be for loan oft loses both itself and friend” (Shakespeare) It seems logical that the very strong consumer protections in […]
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