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A conveyancing claim

May 2014 Risk Alert Bulletin: A conveyancing claim by a claimant against an estate for losses incurred subsequent to the Master refusing consent to transfer. 

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High Court Rule 46

Peter Livanos is concerned that some transferring attorneys and Sheriffs are not complying with High Court Rule 46 and Form 21 - Conditions of Sale in Execution.

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HOA's barring business

Vanilla Street Home Owners Association v Ismail and Another addresses the knotty problem of a HOA’s powers to bar an owner from running a home-based business.

Property24 New

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This week on SA residential property market trends; flats record strong rental growth; splitting joint assets; and sold home and retrenched - can I cancel?

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This week: You must be given 20 days' notice before blacklisting; Joburg reinvents itself as Africa's hotspot; and, are three bedroom apartments worth it?

Law Reports


Basfour 2994 v Registrar of Deeds: Free State Townships Ordinance 9 of 1969 - registration of deeds of transfer in respect of erven sold subject to suspensive conditions.

Law Reports

Habitat Council

Min of Local Govt v Habitat Council:  Land Use Planning Ordinance 15 of 1985 - all zoning and subdivision decisions lie within the competence of municipalities.


Property 24/10 - 201

This week on Sapoa tackles big property issues; POPI Act to impact on property sector; cutting a delinquent tenant's water and fixing one's loan interest rate.

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This week: Residential building activity remains under pressure; Tshwane Clearance Certificate Applications; and Rustenburg Municipality Rates Clearance Certificates.


Credit Amnesty -II

While access to credit is to be encouraged and the recent regulations are welcome, credit providers must now ensure they are particularly vigilant when extending credit.