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Budget 2015

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has raised the transfer duty threshold to R750 000, decreased the rate for properties under R2.25 million, and raised it for those above.

Registrar's Circulars New

Pretoria Registrar's Circular 01/2015

Pretoria Registrar's Circular 1 of 2015: Documentation required to uplift a Rule Nisi order that was noted as an interdict against the name or property of a person.

Registrar's Circulars New

Pretoria Registrar's Circular 02/2015

Pretoria Registrar's Circular 2 of 2015: To outline the procedure for dealing with lost deeds in the office and to centralize functions relating thereto.

Property24 New

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This week on Property24: cashing in on student housing; Johannesburg Homemakers Expo; free sect.title trustee workshop; and finances - what your agent needs to know.

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This week: residential building statistics; get bond insurance as well as HOC; stocks shrink as more people stay put; and how to choose the right managing agent.

Sectional Titles

Directives and restrictions

In the January 2015 MCS Courier Tertius Maree considers the scope and limitations of members' powers to issue directives to or to impose restrictions upon, trustees.


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This week on Property things to do when you inherit a property; how to feature your listings on; and a free workshop for sectional title trustees.


s118 Applications

Cape Town: guidelines clearing uncertainty about inter alia payment schedules, incorrect payment procedures, and incomplete or unclear documents.


s118 Pending applications

s118 Applications - Pending Planning and Building Development : A list of matters that need to be resolved and requirements met before financial values can be issued.

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This week: Crystal-balling property’s performance; Residential Property Indices; and achieving an accurate valuation on property indicates an estate agent's skill.