Articles related to "Cancelling a Lease"

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Dealing with Non-payment of rent?
Non-payment of rent is a breach of the rental contract. This is how landlords and tenants should approach the issue.
Tenants rights and obligations
The obligations of tenants as well as landlords are covered in statutory, as well as non-statutory law in South Africa.
Rental agreements explained
It's vitally important that landlords and tenants have a clear understanding of the various clauses found in lease agreements. Failure to do so could result in trouble for both parties.
Can you terminate a lease agreement without recourse?
Under what circumstances can a tenant terminate their tenancy without breaching their contract agreement?
Frequently Asked Questions for tenants
A list of topics to research so that you fully understand your rights and obligations as a tenant, before diving headfirst into a lease agreement.
How to cancel a residential lease
What happens when a landlord or a tenant wants to cancel a lease? What rules and what legislation apply? What protection does the law provide?
Benefits of renting over buying a property
When buying a new house doesn't fit the budget, renting is a more attractive option. What are the benefits of renting instead of buying?
Terminating your lease agreement
Depending on the cancellation clause in your lease agreement, terminating your contact prematurely may not be that easy.
Insist on a non-variation clause
Leave nothing to chance by insisting on inserting a non-variation clause in all your property contracts. Although it has been stated time and again that any changes to a contractual agreement should be reduced to writing, it ...
When love and money walk out the door
Unmarried couples with one signatory to a rental agreement run the risk of their finances crumbling in the event that their relationship collapses. Some industry specialists say that under these circumstances the lease ...