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PDFBody Corporate Guide to Taking Special ResolutionsConveyancing & Property LawRequirements of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act
PDFBond Cancellation Penalty InterestConveyancing & Property LawNormall;y 3 month's notice is required to cancel a bond
PDFCode of ConductConveyancing & Property LawEstate Agent Handbook
PDFCommon Pitfalls in the Offer to PurchaseConveyancing & Property LawContractual capacity relates to an individual, company, close corporation or trusts legal ability to enter into an agreement.
PDFConsumer Guide to Buying a HomeConveyancing & Property LawBuying a home is probably the largest investment decision most consumers will ever make, yet they often take less time when doing so than they would when, say, buying a new car.
PDFCost TablesConveyancing & Property LawMortgage Bond & Transfer Cost Tables
PDFFAQ - Estate Agents HandbookConveyancing & Property LawEstate Agents Handbook
PDFFICAConveyancing & Property LawWhat is the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act?
PDFFICA ChecklistConveyancing & Property LawThe FICA verification checklist for clients buying property
PDFFLISPConveyancing & Property LawFinance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme
PDFGuide to the Conveyancing ProcessConveyancing & Property LawBond Registration, Transfer and Bond Cancellation
PDFImmovable Property Sales & Deceased EstatesConveyancing & Property LawEstate Agents are often approached to sell immovable property which forms part of a deceased estate.
PDFKoopooreenkomsConveyancing & Property LawCopyright Van Deventers
PDFMandatory Defect DisclosureConveyancing & Property LawMandatory Property Defect Disclosure Form
PDFOffer to Purchase - ArabicConveyancing & Property LawVerified Arabic Translation - Offer to Purchase - Copyright Van Deventers Incorporated
PDFOffer to Purchase - ChineseConveyancing & Property LawVerified Chinese Translation - Offer to Purchase - Copyright Van Deventers Incorporated
PDFOffer to Purchase - XhosaConveyancing & Property LawVerified Xhosa Translation - Offer to Purchase - Copyright Van Deventers Incorporated
PDFOffer to Purchase - ZuluConveyancing & Property LawVerified Zulu Translation - Offer to Purchase - Copyright Van Deventers Incorporated
PDFPrevention of Illegal Eviction ActConveyancing & Property LawPIE Act
PDFProperty Checklist for Estate AgentsConveyancing & Property LawA great checklist with the main aspects required.
PDFProperty Transaction Information Sheet ChineseConveyancing & Property LawVerified Chinese Translation - Property Transaction Information Sheet - Copyright Van Deventers Incorporated
PDFQuick Conveyancing GuideConveyancing & Property LawGet an Understanding of Conveyancing
PDFSectional Titles Schemes Management RegulationsConveyancing & Property LawSectional Titles Schemes Management Act, 2011 (Act No 8 Of 2011)
PDFTransfer processConveyancing & Property LawInfographic

Estates, Trusts & Wills

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PDFInter Vivos TrustEstates, Trusts & WillsDrafting Request
PDFDrafting a WillEstates, Trusts & WillsInformation required to draft a will

Marriage & Matrimonial Property

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PDFAntenuptial ContractsMarriage & Matrimonial PropertyMarriage contract Information sheet and an easy form to complete
PDFMatrimonial Property ActMarriage & Matrimonial PropertyMatrimonial Property Act 88 of 1984

Legal Services

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PDFSecurity Certificates - CybercrimeLegal ServicesThere has been an increase in reports of email hacking scams involving the theft of money intended to be paid as the purchase price of property, transfer costs and fees.

Notary Public & Notarial Services

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PDFDocument Legalisation - Quote RequestNotarial ServicesParticulars of documents to be legalised

Civil Litigation & Debt Collection

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PDFLegal Fees ScheduleFee Schedule for Debt Collections and Civil Litgation
Your Credit Insurance and COVID-19

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Many consumers have been kept in the dark about the ins and outs of credit insurance in South Africa and how it can be particularly useful in the wake of COVID-19. If you have at any stage purchased something on credit, it’s likely that you have also purchased credit life insurance knowingly or unknowingly.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Views: 168

Lockdown Rules in South Africa – No Running or Exercising in Your Estate

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Although there has been much confusion around the lockdown rules in South Africa, there is one thing that has been made clear; running or exercising in your estate or complex is not permitted.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Views: 15

Knowing How to Write a Will in South Africa- Part II

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There are many areas of a will that, when not written correctly, can be misinterpreted. The result is your estate is not administered or distributed according to your wishes. This article is the final part of a two-part series that addresses how to write a will in South Africa and, most importantly, what mistakes to avoid.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Friday, March 13, 2020 Views: 12

The Property Practitioner’s Act - Important Information

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The Property Practitioner’s Act is a brand-new piece of legislation that serves to replace the previous Estate Agency Affairs Act. This new Act sets out to regulate all affairs related to property practitioners in South Africa, as well as to provide for transformation in the property sector and to further support consumer protection.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Views: 204

Mistakes to Avoid When Drafting a Will in South Africa – Part I

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The most important thing to keep in mind when drafting a will is to make sure there is no room for uncertainty or ambiguity. This is to ensure that there is no confusion among heirs or beneficiaries regarding their inheritance which may result in a contested will.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Friday, March 6, 2020 Views: 220