General New

Conveyancer's responsibility

It is the conveyancer's legal responsibility to protect the interests of the purchaser and the seller when answering the question: "For whom does the conveyancer act?"

Sectional Titles New

Legality of rates on EUAs

Chantelle Gladwin and Gabriel da Matta argue that municipalities should not charge sectional title owners separate rates for sectional title units that are actually EUAs.

General New

Preventing delays

Ulrik Strandvik recommends a number of steps for sellers to implement and bear in mind in order to prevent delays in transferring property which they have sold.

Property24 New

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This week on 1.5 million housing opportunities unlocked; SA building regulations inadequate; and tenants must be aware of rental scams.

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This week: Don't fix your rate - reduce your balance; title deeds and property insurance; land tenure is 'a two-way street'; and the household sector has little to cheer about.


Bilateral or unilateral execution

Allen West discusses the requirements to be used in determining whether a notarial cession of a personal servitude must be executed bilaterally or unilaterally.


Cost Recovery Survey - 2014

The results of the Conveyancing Cost Recovery survey we conducted last month among several hundred GhostConvey user firms are out and make interesting reading.


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This week on Property24: Experian and TPN partner on rental data; beware of double agent commission; and a free workshop for ST trustees and owners.


Rates Act assent

President Zuma has signed into law the Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Amendment Act.

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This week: Rode-REIM Real Estate Conference; Electronic Deeds Registration Bill promises relief; Housing Review; and residential property is a safe haven asset.