Why Conveyancing Is Needed When Buying A Commercial Property

Buying commercial property isn’t always a straightforward process. It doesn’t start and end when money changes hands from the buyer to the seller. It involves a lot of legalities and the nitty-gritty paperwork. If you’re buying a commercial property for the first time or you’re not quite knowledgeable with the …

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Do you have a legal problem? Buying or selling your house? Going through a divorce? Commercial and Corporate law issues?   With more than 4 decades of experience, Louwrens Coetzer & Venote/ Partners is the leader in matters of law on the East Rand. Give us a call today, our …

SA moves to alert Level 1 | End of payment holidays to make SA’s debt crunch real

South Africa will move to Alert Level 1 at midnight on Sunday, 20 September – and the remainder of the restrictions imposed during the past six-month lockdown under a state of disaster will be eased. While the residential property market has seen signs of an earlier than expected rebound, beyond …

SA divorce rate ‘on the rise during lockdown’

The national lockdown has put a strain on our everyday lives. When it comes to relationships, even more so.  After reading copious amounts of articles and data, many couples admit the global pandemic has forced them to re-evaluate their relationships, often choosing to separate for what ever reason. According to …

Can I move? Alert Level 4 rules for tenants and landlords

South Africa’s lockdown is set to move to Alert Level 4 tomorrow, 1 May. The latest Regulations relating to the Schedule of Services and Framework of Sectors was gazetted and released on Thursday night, 29 April. They repeal all previous Regulations issued in terms of the COVID-19 pandemic dealing with the forced …

Rules for rental during lockdown, according to RE/MAX

Tenants are also cautioned to consider the negative effects an eviction will have on their credit score as well as their ability to rent another property.April 25, 2020 The lockdown has left many tenants and landlords in precarious positions. Regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa Adrian Goslett …

Lockdown: Separated parents allowed to move kids between houses – new regulations

Separated parents are now allowed to move their children between houses during the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, provided they meet certain legal requirements. While government had previously been unclear about the issue, new regulations regarding the matter were gazetted on Tuesday. Separated or divorced parents who want to move their children between them during the …

It’s official, no movement of children during lockdown. Unless…

What are the exceptions to the lockdown directives? Under the current lockdown directives, no child is allowed to be moved between parental homes, and must instead stay at the home of the primary caregiver, or the caregiver who can offer the best circumstances during the lockdown, for the duration.  Section …

Divorce on the rise due to lockdown: Experts share tips on how to keep the spark alive

Couple arguing. Only about six in 10 South African marriages get to celebrate a 10th anniversary and women are most likely to file for divorce and end the union. This is according to a 2018 statistical report on marriages and divorces by Statistics SA released this week, which found that about four …

SA lockdown | Covid-19 funding measures put in place to buffer battered economy

South Africa will be under 21 days of lockdown from midnight on Thursday – with businesses in for a rough time as measures to break the spread of Covid-19 get serious.  On Monday evening President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation detailing South Africa’s next step in its action plan to curb the …

What lockdown means for tenants and landlords

For all your landlord/tenant issues please get in touch with us (Gauteng Area) Tel: 011 740 2326/7Fax: 0866 708 326Email: info@louwrenscoetzer.co.za 27 Mar 2020 South Africa is facing a major change in daily routine as President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued a 21-day lockdown in order to stem the COVID-19 pandemic – effective …

Beware of touts in South African hospitals: What to watch out for

Increasingly, members of the public are approached by touts in South African hospitals. You’re at your most fragile after you or a family member has been injured in an accident. What you need at this time is the support of loved ones and trusted medical professionals. What you don’t need …