16 April 2020The property market has not been left unaffected by COVID-19 and looking to the future, property professionals including conveyancers, need to be prepared for how the marketplace will change.
16 April 2020This week: Buy-to-let investors must brace for a potential spike in arrears; winding up under the old and new Companies Acts; and can the property development industry go back to normal?
23 April 2020Robert Krautkrämer and Deon Welz suggest two solutions for estate agents to get Offers to Purchase signed when they can't meet buyers and sellers and don't have access to printers and scanners.
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23 April 2020This week: Deeds data shows that market volumes have declined by an estimated 40% y/y; and Cape Town steps up for receiving/assessing building plan and land use/development applications during lockdown.
30 April 2020Shaaheda Hoosein considers the applicability of force majeure and supervening impossibility as grounds under which a party can suspend or terminate a sale agreement due to Covid-19.
30 April 2020This edition includes: HOA - Ensure compliance with CIPC checklist; whether or not voting cards have to be used at meetings; and trustee harassing/insulting an owner - what should we do?
30 April 2020This week: The challenge for SME law firms in the Covid-19 era; cybersecurity questions and answers for law firms; and real estate, construction asks to be opened up at Level 4.
07 May 2020Jack Crook provides a general guide and some scenarios for landlords and tenants who are asking themselves - what happens if the crisis leaves a tenant unable to pay the agreed rental?
07 May 2020Robert Krautkrämer and Deon Welz share their views on the impact of Level 4 Regulations on expiring leases; due rentals; transfers registered just before lockdown, but parties could not move, etc.