Tenants 'accept HOA rules' when signing lease
When a party such as a landlord, body corporate, supervisor or a letting agent disconnects or restricts access to water and electricity, the tenant or occupier can bring an urgent court application.[Read More]
Posted at 07:25AM Sep 02, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
Crossmoor property owners threaten rates boycott over land invasions
"Boycott our rates." That is what a group of residents from Raffia Road in Crossmoor, near Queensburgh, intend to do unless the eThekwini Municipality's land invasion unit takes prompt action.[Read More]
Posted at 08:13AM Aug 31, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
Demand for pet-friendly properties on the rise
It is becoming increasingly difficult for owners and occupants to keep pets in sectional title developments, due to limited space and concerns over nuisance pets.[Read More]
Posted at 07:40AM Aug 26, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
'Parent or not, schools influence property prices'
One of the most important aspects of buying residential property is proximity to good schools, not only because of children's education but because of its influence on prices.[Read More]
Posted at 06:47AM Aug 26, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
In sectional title developments, 'undesirable' tenants are landlord's responsibility
It is likely that in multi-unit sectional title developments there will always be one or two residents who are thought by most of the others to be 'undesirable and when this happens the body corporate is frequently called in by its members to take action.[Read More]
Posted at 01:35AM Aug 26, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
'Huur gaat voor koop'
When a property is sold when it has a tenant in occupation, the questions often raised are: "What happens to the tenant if the landlords sells the property?", and what rights the tenant will have with regards to cancelling the lease or enforcing it?[Read More]
Posted at 07:41AM Aug 25, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
Large homes weak link in property chain?
Has the "large" home had its day? Not entirely, but price trends reflect an outdated composition of property stock, with a relative undersupply of small to medium sized homes.[Read More]
Posted at 06:37AM Aug 24, 2015 by Editor in Residential |