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June 9, 2020

The new age of property viewing has arrived

The real estate industry has always been known for utilising the latest technologies available to bring buyers and sellers together. From announcements at Town Hall gatherings […]
June 9, 2020

Business Rescue VS Liquidation: What is The Difference?

South Africa has been experiencing very slow economic growth and international rating agencies have subsequently downgraded South Africa’s investment outlook to “junk status”. This, and a […]
June 9, 2020

Divorce – Accrual – Living Annuities an Asset in The Estate

In the case of CM v EM it was held in the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa (“SCA”), case number 10861/2018, that: “The value of the […]
June 9, 2020

Does force majeure apply during COVID-19

Common Law position – in absence of a “force majeure” clause A force majeure is an act of God or man (such as a war, strike, […]
May 13, 2020

Property for the Ages

Knowing who’s in the lead when it comes to the property market is difficult. The traditional progression used to be: Finish your studies; find a job […]
May 13, 2020

Employee Recourse During Liquidation

In the light of the grave impact that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has on the global economy and the brutal reality that businesses and companies might not […]
May 13, 2020

Are Opinions Admissible in Court?

In general, the admissibility of evidence is dependent on whether the evidence is relevant to a fact in issue in the case.  In DPP v Kilbourne the court held that […]
May 13, 2020

Socially Distanced Witnessing

The last few weeks have seen huge changes in the way we live our lives. The demand for wills has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, which […]
April 7, 2020

Sharing in Caring for 2020’s Property Market

“…we may be about to see a shift of generational proportions toward [an]… array of real estate demands, ironically induced – at least partially – by […]
April 7, 2020

Think Twice Before You Simply Accept Those Ts & Cs

In recent years the internet has transformed the commercial landscape and redefined the way we do business. The movement away from traditional paper and ink has […]
April 7, 2020

The Lockdown and Your Will

You really meant to get around to updating your Will after your wedding… the birth of your child… your divorce… your big move… but you just […]
April 7, 2020

Am I Still Contractually Bound During the Pandemic?

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has caused major disruptions worldwide since its outbreak in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. The virus has also recently […]
February 28, 2020

Important/Easy Steps to Help You Get Your Property Sale Going

Selling your property can often cause your hands to get itchy, as it is one of the biggest financial assets you will deal with. But more often than not, rushing into the sale […]
February 28, 2020

Attitude is Everything, So Pick a Good One.

What makes a workplace successful, is not the combination of degrees and the work- experience of the employees, but their attitudes towards their work, their co-workers, and clients.   Even […]
February 28, 2020

The Importance of Resources for The Success of Any Business

The first steps that need to be taken in order to start a new business may be a bit daunting, but with the right resources, you […]
February 28, 2020

Be Prepared by Putting These Essential Documents in Place

One of the best ways to become better prepared is to put life’s most essential documents in place. No one really wants to think about serious […]
February 7, 2020

The Perfect Renting Experience

For more than three-quarters of South Africa, renting a home is the answer to their residential needs. Many tenants, though, are falling into the cracks of […]
February 7, 2020

A Brief Overview of Parole in South Africa

Bob Hewitt a former South African tennis star, has recently made headlines again after his failed bid to be released on parole. Hewitt was initially granted […]
February 7, 2020

The Basics of South African Insurance Law

Insurance is a contract in terms of which the insurer undertakes, in return for the payment of a price or a premium by the insured, to […]
February 7, 2020

Step-By-Step Property Sales

Selling your property can often cause your hands to get itchy, or ants to start roaming where they have no business being. But more often than […]
November 8, 2019

Why it is Essential to Have a Living Will

Summary:   A Living Will contains written instructions to your family and medical professionals with regards to your wishes about medical treatment in circumstances in which you […]
November 8, 2019

The Perfect Renting Experience is Possible

For more than three-quarters of South Africa, renting a home is the answer to their residential needs. Many tenants, though, are falling into the cracks of the rental market […]
November 8, 2019

Easy Steps To Help You Get Your Property Sale Going

Selling your property can often cause your hands to get itchy, or ants to start roaming where they have no business being. But more often than […]
November 8, 2019

The Basics of South African Insurance Law

Summary:  Insurance is an integral part of the functioning of society. It is designed to protect people against the occurrence of undesirable risk, in that the insurer renders to the insured payment of […]