Strategy: Don’t go all guns blazing, negotiable first

Strategy: Don’t go all guns blazing, negotiable first

It is incredibly interesting, the amount of Sectional Title disputes and queries we have received lately. Perhaps it is because we recently ran a national Sectional Titles Seminar in association with TPN, or perhaps it is because the majority of complexes have body...
Counting Days

Counting Days

All lease agreements have certain time periods prescribed to them. Whether it be notice periods for a letter of demand, the period/term of the lease agreement or suspensive conditions; time and the counting of time is fundamental to proper implementation of your...
Termination & Cancellation: Like apples and oranges.

Termination & Cancellation: Like apples and oranges.

The concepts of termination and cancellation of a lease agreement are very often used interchangeably by many landlords and tenants. Sound like the same thing, right? However, this is not the case, it is in fact, like apples and oranges. Termination usually occurs by...
Vetting: Curiosity that doesn’t kill the cat

Vetting: Curiosity that doesn’t kill the cat

Vetting is the process of performing a background check on, in this circumstance, a tenant before conferring on them the right to occupy a premises. Large property companies, estate agents and the occasional private landlord need this process to keep the bad tenants...