Articles related to "Cancelling a Lease"

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How to deal with disappearing tenants
In difficult economic times, many landlords rely on the rental income their tenants bring in – but what happens if that tenant suddenly decides to move out?
Help! My tenant hasn’t paid rent
If a landlord finds themselves in a situation where the tenant hasn’t paid their rent on time, it’s best to take action as soon as possible.
Be prepared for your next rental
In order to avoid being left high and dry when your lease expires, you need to have a plan in place to secure your next place.
What happens when a lease is cancelled early
Landlords and tenants need to be aware of their responsibilities when there is an early termination of a lease agreement.
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?