Can a property subject to a usufruct be sold?

A usufruct is a limited real right entitling the holder thereof to the use and enjoyment of the property, basically as if he or she had been the owner thereof, except, however, that the property can not be sold without the consent and co-operation of the holder of the bare dominium.  A usufruct is most […]

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Is an oral agreement of lease valid?

Is an oral agreement of lease valid? Yes. It is however advisable to rather have a properly drafted contract of lease containing all terms and conditions of the agreement and ensuring that the landlord can enforce his rights should the tenant fail to comply with his obligations in terms of the contract. Volker Krüger

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