May 28, 2019

Compliance certificates you’ll need when buying or selling a house

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 […]
May 24, 2018

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 […]
November 9, 2017

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, […]
October 13, 2017

Renting or selling property to foreigners

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, […]
May 12, 2017

Owning property without a will

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 […]
October 25, 2016

Important steps for the transfer of property

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. […]
March 2, 2016

The 2016 Budget Speech influences your Estate

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 […]
March 30, 2015

Verkopers se beskerming beperk onder voetstoots klousule

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 […]
March 30, 2015

Seller’s protection under voetstoots clause limited

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 […]
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