lockdown

What does Level 4 of Lockdown mean for the Real Estate Sector? – Marlon Shevelew

Property owners, tenants, and estate agents have been prevented from going about their normal day to day operations. The lockdown regulations promulgated in terms of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 have prevented people from relocating, and conducting ongoing and outgoing inspections. According to the Draft Framework, commercial real estate services will be allowed …

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Cancellation of Lease

Rentals in Lockdown #6 (Mar/Apr 2020) | Early Lease Cancellation – Lockdown Style

You can listen to the audio version here: Section 14 of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) permits Tenant/s in a Fixed Term Lease to cancel their lease at ANY time during the fixed term period by simply giving the Landlord 20 business days notice of early termination. Of course, when reading the above in relation …

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Rentals in Lockdown #7 (Mar/Apr 2020) | Rent Arrears & Deferment / Repayment Agreements

In a previous post I set out my thoughts on the best way to deal with the Mar / Apr 2020 month-end under Lockdown. Here’s the post if you haven’t read it yet: Rentals in Lockdown #5 (Mar/Apr 2020) | Rentals Month-End – Lockdown Style In Step #5 of that post I spoke about negotiating …

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Rentals in Lockdown #1 (Mar/Apr 2020) | Setting Up Your Communication Channels for Landlords and Tenants – as well as future Landlord Clients

We’re in VERY uncertain times and uncharted territory, with more questions than answers & high stress levels – this is to be expected. One thing we need to remember in times like this is that, “This time too shall pass” and the only approach that will see us all coming out the other side sane …

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Rentals in Lockdown #2 (Mar/Apr 2020) | Communicating with Landlords re Month-End & Arrears Management

We are all acutely aware of the concerns many Landlords have regarding rent payments this month and sensitive to the reality that these concerns may be causing additional stress for Landlords in these very uncertain times. In my opinion the best way for your to prioritise what you do and to communicate with Landlords regularly …

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Residential Rentals RoundUP

Residential Rentals RoundUp #3 | How to Deal with Rent & Levies, Lockdown Do’s & Don’ts, Lockdown for Landlords Q&A, Community Scheme Measures During Lockdown & Emergency Repairs & Other Relevant Info

Residential Rentals RoundUp #3:
– How to Deal with Rent & Levies,
– Lockdown Do’s & Don’ts
– Lockdown for Landlords Q&A
– Community Scheme Measures During Lockdown
– Emergency Repairs
– Draft Communications for Landlords & Tenants

Residential Rentals RoundUP

Residential Rentals RoundUp #4 | A Summary of the Latest Information on Residential Property Rentals During Lockdown

Residential Rentals RoundUp #4: A Summary of the Latest Information on Residential Property Rentals During Lockdown
– TPN CreditBureau – COVID-19 Update on Business Days
FREE Online Training: FICA: What Every Residential Property Rental Professional Needs to Know – in just 30 minutes!
– Share Your View: Rent Reductions? Rent Holidays?
– URGENT NOTICE TO ALL COMMUNITY SCHEME OCCUPIERS – MEASURES DURING LOCKDOWN. (EDITION 2. 6PM, 26 MARCH 2020) by Alan Levy
– Use of ST Common Property during Lockdown by Graham Paddock
– Legal Talk on CapeTalk with Marlon Shevelew: Leases on lockdown
– No Evictions During Lockdown

Residential Rentals RoundUP

Residential Rentals RoundUp #2 | Residential Property Rentals, COVID-19 & the 21-day ‘Lockdown’

Today has been an extraordinary day – one unlike I think any of us have experienced before – not only the uncertainty about the 21 day lockdown, but, unfortunately, some (opportunistic?) people also spreading fake or untrue information.
So, to help you sift through it all I’ve decided to put together a summary for you of the most important (and confirmed) information I have managed to gather . . .