Legal Articles and Guides
A resident of Kenton-on-Sea in the Eastern Cape has taken on the owners of a guest house next to her property, claiming they are intruding on her privacy as they have a full view over her property.
Law firm Sandenbergh Nel Haggard (SNH) – which cried bias when its land use application to operate in Durbanville near Cape Town failed – has been ordered to pay the city’s legal costs, as the Western Cape High Court found the municipality was well within its rights to reject the application.
A kingdom from Limpopo is claiming ownership of land that stretches from Sekhukhune to the Vaal River in Gauteng.
A new plan to turn Plettenberg Bay into a regional aviation hub has got some heavyweight businessmen eyeing the crumbling runway.
The Nova Property Group is in a desperate financial position and is unable to repay its debenture holders – former Sharemax investors – anytime soon, if ever.
The Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Ombud, which handles disputes in the sector, put more than R39m back into consumers’ pockets over the past financial year, reports the Mail & Guardian.
The eThekwini Municipality is investigating how its officials sold a prime piece of real estate in Durban North for R200 000, labelling the sale as ‘fraudulent’, notes a Sunday Tribune report.
It could be straight to jail for a Gqeberha woman who defaulted on the conditions of her suspended sentence by not paying back the R500 000 she swindled from unsuspecting clients while posing as an estate agent, reports HeraldLIVE.
Glencore will battle it out with two Mpumalanga municipalities at the Constitutional Court in November, challenging local councils’ authority to regulate the transfer of properties.
Land restitution claimants who were close to receiving R92m in compensation, had their offer partially set aside after red flags were raised with the original claim from 1998, reports BusinessLIVE.
Pensioner Deborah Maluka has been given a court-ordered reprieve that prevents Absa bank from auctioning off her home.
Hundreds of people living on land earmarked for the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) are heading to court later this month to fight their eviction.
The Western Cape High Court is hearing an application by the City of Cape Town to obtain a final eviction order for several homeless encampment sites across the CBD.
Unexplained delays have hampered the Gauteng Partnership Fund's (GPF) probe into loans worth R30m it granted Deputy President Paul Mashatile's son-in-law, Nceba Nonkwelo, for a housing project that was never built.
A couple who bought a house in Bloemfontein for R1.3m in July 2013 and discovered problems within a year of ownership have failed in their bid to claim damages for the defects.