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PE Convey Club – June 07

12 June 2007

Dear GhostConvey customer

The NCA is keeping us all very busy and we at Korbitec are doing our best to keep you informed. Please refer to NCA Newswhere we have posted a list of Frequently Asked Questions and other information relating the National Credit act as it unfolds.

We have had so many updates to GhostConvey as a result of the National Credit Act that it is likely that you could have missed some really great new features introduced with Version 9. The biggest change is our new Developments module, which now caters for Conventional as well as Sectional Title developments. Listed below is a summary of new features in version 9. For information on all changes/modifications please request a copy of the Version 9 User Notes from your GhostConvey "Supervisor".

New Features

Bonds:

  • It's now possible to email reports directly from the print list in Bonds;
  • A facility has been added to send an SMS/email to the Estate Agent when a bond instruction is received;
  • A facility has been added to mortgage real rights for Standard Bank;
  • A facility has been added to mortgage an Exclusive Use Area without having to mortgage the related section for Standard Bank;
  • Provision has been made to capture Home Owner Association details and restrictive conditions;
  • Application 4(1)(b), 68(1) and 68(8) have been added into the Additional Forms section of the print list.

Transfers:
  • Transfer in terms of provisions of Section 3 and 4 of the Less Formal Township Development Establishment Act document has been added. Where the transferor type is "Local Council", 2 options will appear for DFA (Development Facility Act 67/95) and LFTE (Less Formal Township Establishment Act 113/91). When either of these is ticked, the deed will refer to the relevant act.
  • Application 4(1)(b), 68(1) and 68(8) have been added into the Additional Forms section of the print list
  • No transfer duty is payable between spouses when the cause of action is Divorce, Divorce Settlement Agreement or Deceased Estate.
  • Cession of Real rights catered for in Transfers module.




Korbitec staff took a trip to Grahamstown on the 5th & 6th of June to take all our Grahamstown and surrounding area clients to lunch. Here are some of the photographs of the event. I'm sure you will recognize some of the names and faces of some of the ladies. We all had a wonderful time and the lunch was amazing. We can't wait to go back and do it again !! :)


Cynthia from Whitesides

Grace & Barbara from Neave Stotter


Wheeldon Rushmere & Cole ladies Michelle, Heather and Lee

Ronel from Dold & Stone and Manda from Neave Stotter

The Grahamstown ladies were asking about Rosie, PE's wonderful receptionist, so here is a photograph so you know who you are talking to on the other end of the line :)


PE Staff at the venue of our Grahamstown lunch at La Galleria St Aidans



Helpdesk

We would like to introduce you to our HelpDesk over the next few months.

Sitara is one of the stalwarts, of the Help Desk and has an extensive conveyancing background. She has worked in both the conveyancing and banking industries and her knowledge and vibey personality is an asset to us all. When she has a quiet moment, Sitara finds enjoys reading, reading and yip reading some more :-)







Competition

Congratulations to Heidi Lee of McWilliams & Elliott who won the R10 000 Dell Laptop. Heidi's name was drawn from 1500 entries from the NCA Roadshow that we had around the country. An absolutely stunning prize :)

The winner of the laptop prize Heidi Lee from McWilliams & Elliott attorneys

June's competition question is:
"What is the name of the field in Transfers, which needs to be selected in order to cede a real right?"

Email your answers to rosiet@korbitec.com and you could be the lucky winner of a Walmer Park gift voucher to the value of R500.00.



Recipe of the month - Healthy Crispy Chicken strips (Kids love em!)

Ingredients
Chicken breasts
Tub of buttermilk
1 box of Ritz crackers/Bacon Kips (or whatever other type you fancy!)
Oil for frying

Method
  1. Slice the chicken into thinish strips (you can beat the breasts first if you like)
  2. Put the sliced chicken into a freezer bag with the buttermilk and leave in the fridge to marinade (for up to 2 days if necessary).
  3. When you are ready to cook them, heat the oil in a large frying pan.
  4. Put the Ritz biscuits into a bag and seal the end, and then bash the biscuits with a rolling pin. Tip the biscuit crumbs into a wide shallow bowl.
  5. Shake off the excess buttermilk from the nuggets and dip them in the crumbs, coating well.
  6. Cook them in the hot oil - about 2 minutes or so a side until they are golden brown. Transfer to some kitchen towel on a plate to blot the excess oil.
Alternatively, cook them in a lightly oiled roasted tin in a 200C oven for about 20-25 minutes or until cooked through.

Makes 12-16 nuggets to feed 3-4 children




Words of Wisdom

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless". - Mother Teresa

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