When buying or selling a house, it is important to be aware of the compliance certificates that may be required prior to the registration of the transaction in the deeds

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New owner not responsible for previous owner’s debt

The Application of Section 118(3) of the Municipal Systems Act by the municipalities had the implication that in some cases new owners had their electricity cut off, or have been

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What does the Deeds Office do?

The Deeds Office is responsible for the registration, management and maintenance of the property registry of South Africa. If you are planning on buying a house, it can be useful

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Renting property in South Africa is a straightforward process. The country has a vast selection of rental accommodation including bachelor flats in apartment blocks, Victorian cottages, stand-alone houses with big

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If you die without a will, an administrator will have to be appointed to administer your estate which will be distributed according to the laws of intestate succession. As such,

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The transfer process can take up to three months, sometimes longer. There are different steps involved in the transfer of a property, these include: 1. Instruction. A conveyancer receives the

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The purpose of this communication is to inform clients of certain tax increases and proposals that will have an effect on Estate and Financial Planning. Only those changes and proposals

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Verkopers se beskerming onder die voetstootsklousule in ‘n koopkontrak vir die verkoop van onroerende eiendom, is dalk nie so “absoluut” soos sommige mense dink nie. Dit bly steeds die verkopers

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A seller’s protection under the “voetstoots” clause in a deed of sale for immovable property is not as “absolute” as some might think. It is still the seller’s duty to

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Ons kantoor het onlangs ‘n aangeleentheid hanteer waarin die trustees van die regspersoon van ‘n sekere deeltitelskema ‘n wiel van die motor van een van die huiseienaars geklamp het (“wheel

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