What happens when you have lost your original title deed?

Before transfer of a property takes place, the original Title Deed must be provided to the Conveyancer. If the Seller has a Bond over their Property, the Bank will hold

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My neighbour’s noise is a nuisance

So it’s the third night this week you can’t sleep because your new neighbour seems to enjoy playing loud rock music with his band late at night. Normally you wouldn’t

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Immovable property ownership and spouses

INTRODUCTION When does a spouse who is entitled to receive a half share in immovable property become the owner of that half share? Does the real right in respect of

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Transfer duty. No surprises. Part I

Transfer duty is a duty levied for the benefit of the National Revenue Fund on the value of any property acquired by any person by way of a transaction or

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Another walk through the deeds office

The deeds office is a vastly complex and daunting system to master. It takes Conveyancers years to fully understand not only the process of conveyancing but also the internal workings

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The requirements and benefits of a sole mandate

What is a sole mandate? When homeowners decide to sell their property and have chosen an estate agent/agency to market their property, they will be asked to sign a sole

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The Property Practitioner’s Act, And You”

The Property Practitioner’s Act, 22 of 2019, came into effect on the 1st of February 2022. This act replaces the nearly 45-year-old Estate Agency Affairs Act 112 of 1976. Revolution

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The ups and downs of property co-ownership

Property ownership is no small feat. It is one of the most reliable forms of investment and one of the biggest items that most people have on their financial “to-do”

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Buying or selling a home? Know the process

The transfer process is synonymous with building a house. The foundation must be laid and certain parts are built simultaneously in order for the process to be completed as one

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Get ahead of potential problems in your transfer process

Selling your property should be a relatively painless process. However, it is important to note that the obligations of the Seller do not end at simply signing the Offer to

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