Registrar's Circulars New

Chief Registrar's Circular 12/2014

Chief Registrar's Circular No. 12 of 2014: Impact of the Housing Amendment Act on registration procedures; endorsements and the replacement of CRC 9 of 2014.

General New

Contingent Usufructs

Allen West discusses the registerability of contingent usufructs  and related matters including their effect on transfer and mortgage, multiple holders and concurrent usufructs, 

Registrar's Circulars New

Pretoria Registrar's Circular 13/2014

Pretoria Registrar's Circular No. 13 of 2014: Inter Vivos Trusts - suffixes for the identification of Offices of the Master of the High Court where the trust was registered.

Property24 New

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This week on Inflation expected to drop below 6%; signboards an effective marketing tool; new SA retail property certifications; and sectional title loans.

Web Bytes New

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This week: Bequeathing property in your Will - how it can go wrong; Residential building statistics; and Law Society invests £5m+ in online conveyancing project.

Registrar's Circulars

Chief Registrar's Circular 13/2014

Chief Registrar's Circular No. 13 of 2014: Regarding the verification process of CIPC certificates and the necessary conveyancer's verification certificate. 


Guarantee Hub

As Standard Bank now accepts digitally signed electronic Guarantees issued off the Absa Guarantee Hub here is a guide to identify the key elements of a valid one.


Liquidation of COs and CCs

Allen West draws attention to the liquidation of companies and close corporations and the lodgement of bonds for disposal in terms of s 56(1)(b) of the Deeds Registries Act.


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This week on House hunting with Absa's new app; and be aware of dodgy agents and missing deposits, as well as online property complaints.

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This week: smaller houses show the strongest growth; do your sums before you downscale; keep calm and don’t overprice; and many don't comply with building regulations.