Registrar's Circulars New

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. 

e-Conveyancing New

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.

General New

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.

Property24 New

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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.

Web Bytes New

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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.

Law Reports


Mitchell v City of Tshwane: Sale in execution - 118(3) security extinguished by transfer; buyer not liable for debts older than two years; services may not be refused.

Sectional Titles

Paddocks Press - September 2014

The September Newsletter includes: specializing in sectional titles; investing body corporate funds; the role of chairpersons; swimming pools; and inflation percentage increases.


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This week on Property24: IEA WC training and workshops; Cape Town wins awards; changing property co-ownership terms; and is it legal for trustees to cut my electricity?

Law Reports

Royal Anthem Appeal

Stopforth Swanepoel & Brewis v Royal Anthem Investments: right to be heard, procedural and substantive fairness; attorneys not liable for repayment of funds and interest.

Web Bytes

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This week: How to double your chance of getting a home loan – and a good rate; a ruling for property owners against banks; and September House Price Indices.