BUILDING PLANS OF YOUR PROPERTY

  THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING THE CORRECT BUILDING PLANS IN PLACE There is a direct responsibility on the seller of a property to ensure that the correct building plans are in place of a property, and the lack thereof leads to an array of legal consequences. Not having...

CHANGING TENANTS LOCKS

Are landlords allowed to change tenants locks due to non-payment?   If a landlord changes the locks without a tenant’s consent, it would constitute an unlawful deprivation of a tenant’s possession and is therefore prohibited by the Prevention of Illegal Eviction and...

Occupation Certificate

Occupational Certificate   According to the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act of 1977, an Occupation Certificate must be obtained for every type of building before occupancy may be given. It is compulsory for all owners to obtain the Certificate...