General New

Application fees

On 1 July 2014 new revenue clearance application fees came into effect for rates clearance certificates for eThekwini Municipality.

Sectional Titles New

MCS Courier - July 2014

In MCS Courier Tertius Maree discusses Regulations 7 to 14 of the Retirement Schemes Act; calculating votes for a quorum; and amending levies dispensation rules.

General New

New scam

Ann Bertelsmann highlights the latest conveyancing scam doing the rounds  in which the conveyancer's and purchaser's emails are intercepted and addresses spoofed. 

Property24 New

Property 24/10 - 215

This week Property24: Absa widens door to homeownership; a tool for property investors; GBCSA showcases innovation; and an IEA rentals and inspections workshop.

Web Bytes New

Web Bytes - 490

This week:  'Arrogant' municipality slated over property transfer ineptitude; why owning beats renting; and five Rural Development and Land Reform Bills to be introduced.

Sectional Titles

Paddocks Press - June 2014

The June Newsletter includes: trustees and rule-making; business strategy; luxurious and non-luxurious improvements to common property; and waterproofing.


Property 24/10 - 214

This week on estate agents better qualified; speculating with residential property; proposed Rental Housing Amendment Bill and fixing one's home loan.

Law Reports

Royal Anthem

Royal Anthem Investments - rouwkoop clause, interpretation of "all amounts" after the sale fell through; liability of conveyancer for interest on amounts stipulated in the order.


Servitudes as security

Allen West answers the question as to whether servitudes can serve as security under a mortgage bond.

Web Bytes

Web Bytes - 489

This week: Property market steaming ahead; why your home is an asset; check contract before deducting costs from rent; and five essentials of sectional title insurance.