February 22, 2017

Cancelling a lease agreement early

Cancelling a lease agreement early If you want to end your contract early, this can only be done “in situations where the Consumer Protection Act or Rental Housing Act apply” – or if there’s a clause in the contract that allows for early cancellation, or if both parties agree to it. If, on the other […]
February 22, 2017

What does the Deeds Office do?

What does the Deeds Office do? The Deeds Office is responsible for the registration, management and maintenance of the property registry of South Africa. If you are planning on buying a house, it can be useful knowing about the Deeds Office. However, you would use the services of a conveyancer when buying or selling a […]
February 22, 2017

Should I plan my estate as a young adult?

Should I plan my estate as a young adult? It is very important for you to plan your estate, which could include a living will, a last will and a living trust. This can help families prepare for difficult times when you are no longer around to assist or advise them. Our lives get busier […]
February 22, 2017

The Consumer Protection Act and your rights

The Consumer Protection Act and your rights The South African Consumer Protection Act, No. 68 of 2008 was signed on 24 April 2009 and the purpose of the Act is to protect the interests of all consumers, ensure accessible, transparent and efficient redress for consumers who are subjected to abuse or exploitation in the marketplace […]