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Conveyancing & Property Law

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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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PDFFee Structure Fee Structure for Litigation Services
PDFLevy Collections ProposalLevy Collections Proposal: Legislation Applicable and Process Explained
Estate Agent Commission – Conflicting Claims

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In order for an estate agent to be entitled to commission, they must have been the effective cause of the transaction. This means that they must have played a direct and significant role in bringing the buyer or tenant and the seller or landlord together and in facilitating the successful completion of the transaction.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 Views: 39

Stipulatio Alteri – Claiming for Agent Commission

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A stipulatio alteri is a legal term that refers to a provision or clause in a contract that states that one party will receive a benefit or commission, regardless of whether or not they were the cause or reason for the contract being fulfilled. 

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, January 23, 2023 Views: 39

Owning an Exotic Pet – It’s Legal, but is it Ethical?

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Laws and regulations regarding exotic pet ownership can vary by country or region, and different species may be considered exotic in different locations. Some animals may be considered exotic in one country, but not in another, depending on the native species of that area.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Friday, January 20, 2023 Views: 187

Transferring Deceased Estate in South Africa

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Throughout a person's life, they will accumulate a variety of assets and obligations. These assets can range from tangible items such as property, vehicles, and furniture to liquid assets like cash. On the other hand, liabilities may include home loans, personal loans, and retail accounts.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Thursday, January 5, 2023 Views: 75

How to Avoid Delays in the Transfer of Property

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Property transfer delays can be extremely frustrating for everyone involved and, what’s worse, is that often delays can cause unexpected costs from arising – costs that nobody prepared for.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 Views: 180