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A private property owner’s guide to the legal eviction of unlawful occupants

South Africa is home to approximately 200,000 homeless people, a significant portion of the nation’s population of 53.5 million. While commendable efforts are being made to combat this, an unlawful occupant may cause considerable loss to a private property owner. In the event of this happening, it is crucial for the property owner to know […]

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Contract of sale of immoveable property

In terms of the law of contract all agreements (contracts), whether reduced to writing, or not (verbal contracts) are equally enforceable in law. However, contracts of sale of immoveable property are one of few contracts that, by law, must be recorded in writing (Alienation of Land Act 68/1981). Furthermore, according to the Alienation of Land […]

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