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Van Deventers Newsletter - November 2019

Posted On: Monday, November 11, 2019

This week's best articles, alongside short snippets of miscellaneous interestingness that you won't want to miss out on.

Dear Reader,

Welcome to the next edition of the Van Deventers Estate Agent Newsletter.

We are dedicated to helping Estate Agents deliver the best possible service by providing an essential knowledge base and training background.

We would also welcome suggestions for any future topics from our readers and these suggestions can be forwarded to info@vandeventers.law

Check out our new articles below:

Dual Ownership of Property - Transferring Shared Ownership

Dual Ownership of Property - Transferring Shared Ownership

There are many benefits of entering into a dual ownership of property, especially when individual finances don’t allow for single ownership of a home or property.

However, there are complications when it comes to one or more parties involved in the co-ownership of property deciding to cancel the original arrangement.

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Legal Implications of Selling after you Transfer Property to a Minor Child

Legal Implications of Selling after you Transfer Property to a Minor Child

If you are looking to transfer property to a minor child, it’s important to be informed about the challenges you might face should you want to sell the property after it has been transferred to the child.

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The Rental Housing Act - The Tenant and Landlord Relationship

The Rental Housing Act - The Tenant and Landlord Relationship

In 2014, the amended Rental Housing Act (commonly called the landlord and tenant act) was passed and is soon to be implemented with many of the original provisions still in place. However, there have been miscommunications and misinterpretations in the past which have compromised the contractual relationship between tenants and landlords.

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Speed Limits in Private Residential Estates

Speed Limits in Private Residential Estates

Homeowner's association penalties have been ruled by the Supreme Court of Appeal as legally enforceable.

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The Consumer Protection Act and Estate Agent Mandates

The Consumer Protection Act and Estate Agent Mandates

The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) became effective on the 1st of April 2011 and made provisions for the requirements that should be met in an estate agent mandate agreement. Overall, the CPA serves to promote fair, transparent and ethical business practice so as to protect the consumer from unlawful conduct.

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