Legal evictions: landowners need to know their rights

Media reports and public debate often simplify and blur the sensitive issue of evictions. Typically, evictions are seen solely from the perspective of the landowner or from that of landless people, and there is a failure to distinguish between lawful and unlawful evictions. Annelize Crosby, policy head for land affairs at Agri SA, explains the […]

Read more

Mangaung collects

Sometimes occupants are treated unfairly by municipalities. But sometimes the municipality is in the right. In Mangaung, Bloemfontein, some residents owe significant monies to the municipality, causing it severe financial hardship, as this article from News 24 shows. The cash-strapped Mangaung Metro Municipality is tracing historical debt dating back to the 1990s in its desperate […]

Read more

Tacit hypothec – right of the landlord over property

Eviction lawyers exists to protect all parties, not only tenants. Apartheid-era abuses and, more recently, slum landlords and hijacked buildings have given property owners a bad name, but everyone is entitled to the right to enjoy their property and to be protected from abuse, regardless which side of the lease contract they represent. This article […]

Read more

Lease agreement – How to end it with Dignity

How to end your lease agreement with dignity Lease agreements – Like any relationship, tenants and landlords may start off thinking the world of each other, but something as simple as a noise complaint or late payment can bring things to an end. When either party breaches the lease contract it means that they have […]

Read more
1 2 3 6

Know your eviction rights, then let us handle it.

Request a free call back