Buying vs renting commercial property

A crucial decision that every business needs to make when approaching the topic of business premises is whether to buy or rent commercial property. An incorrect decision could have negative financial consequences. Here are some important considerations to help you make this decision for your business. Buying commercial property Here are some of the positives and negatives that come with Read More

My deceased estate and maintenance claims: how does it work?

In South African law, the principle of freedom of testation applies. You are allowed to write your will and decide how your property will be passed on once you have passed away. As a general rule, you are allowed to leave your property to whoever you want. You are allowed to do this with almost absolute control. However, certain exceptions do apply to the principle of freedom of testation. When it Read More

What are my rights as a tenant when the property is being sold?

If my landlord decides to sell her property, what are my rights as a tenant? Can I remain on the property? Am I allowed to cancel the contract? Would canceling…

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