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Sectional titles: What is the role of the body corporate?


05 Jul 2017
When it comes to sectional title schemes, there is still widespread misunderstanding of even the basics, starting with the body corporate and how it is establis

How do I cancel a lease?


05 Jul 2017
What happens when a landlord or a tenant wants to cancel a lease? What rules and what legislation apply? What protection does the law provide?

Why is my property transfer taking so long?


21 Jun 2017
After signing a deed of sale, the purchasers often want to move into the property as soon as possible.

What does the Deeds Office do?


21 Jun 2017
The Deeds Office is responsible for the registration, management and maintenance of the property registry of South Africa.

Co-owning property with someone else: the ups and downs


23 May 2017
What is co-ownership? Co-ownership is when one or more people jointly own the same property. In essence, it is when they legally share ownership without dividin

What is a Title Deed?


23 May 2017
If you are planning to buy a new property, you will need to get the title deed transferred into your name to prove that you are the owner of the property. You w
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Apartments selling from R475k in new Paarl estate


26 Apr 2017
A look at the new La Vie development located in the Paarl.

Important steps in the transfer process


26 Apr 2017
The transfer process can take up to three-months, sometimes longer. There are different steps involved in the transfer of a property that are discussed here.

Do I need a cohabitation contract with my partner?


28 Mar 2017
Cohabitation is a relationship between two people who choose to live together in a monogamous and stable environment. Couples who decide on cohabitation could d

When is a tenant an illegal occupant?


28 Mar 2017
Where a lease contract is breached in any way by the tenant and he/she, after receiving notice thereof, has not remedied such a breach within the period agreed
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