In a tenancy agreement, the law does not allow the landlord to terminate tenancy arbitrarily. The essence of this is to prevent a situation in which the tenant becomes homeless as a result of a sudden eviction by the landlord. Therefore, it is the case that, any landlord who wishes to terminate an existing tenancy…

The intention of the parties to a mortgage transaction is not that the property should be permanently transferred to the mortgagee(lender); the intention is that the property be returned to the mortgagor when the loan is serviced. The law of real property tries as much as possible to ensure that parties are bound by this…

The mortgagee usually enters a mortgage transaction with the intention of getting back the principal sum he lends, with some interest on it. The essence of the property used as security is not to be sold, but to compel the mortgagor to pay back the loan and the interest on it. However, where the mortgagor…

A person who has an undisputed legal title in land is empowered to dispose off the property, either by sale or gift. This is the case since land is seen as a property which can be acquired and sold. While the owner of land may lawfully sell his property, nonetheless, there are some restrictions when…

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