Eviction procedure in South Africa

Generally, an eviction can come into effect within three months from receipt of instruction. This time period, however, depends on whether the lease has been validly cancelled after the breach of the lease agreement and the date of eviction ordered by the court. Three months may sound like a long time, but the process involves … Read more

Are eviction notices final?

An eviction happens when a person is legally forced to leave the property he/she is staying on. According to the Constitution, no person’s property may be taken away from him/her and that no person may be evicted from his/her home without a court order. This means that a landlord/landlady (person in charge of a property) … Read more