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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
Buying a Home for the First Time – A Consumer’s Guide

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When it comes to buying a home, many first-time buyers don’t realise that there are many factors to take into consideration throughout the entire buying process. This article aims to provide some important guidelines to consumers who are looking at buying a home.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, January 6, 2020 Views: 110

Marriage in Community of Property - Types of Spousal Consent

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Marriage in community of property is a type of matrimonial regime which joins the estates of the two spouses into one estate of equal shares.

Therefore, the couple who marries in community of property owns the joint estate together and the estate can only be divided should the couple choose to terminate the marriage.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, December 23, 2019 Views: 312

Festive Season's Greetings from Our Attorneys in South Africa

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We are about to say goodbye to yet another year and, with it, another decade and we believe that in order to welcome in a successful new year, we must be grateful for the year that has passed.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Views: 59

Are Witness Signatures Required on Sale Agreements and Contracts?

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Many may wonder whether it’s necessary to have a witness signature on a legal document such as sale agreements and contracts. However, a witness signature serves as evidence to the fact that each party to the agreement did in fact sign the document in question.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Views: 108

Electronic Signatures – Are They Legally Binding in South Africa?

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Organisations are choosing to use electronic and digital solutions such as electronic signatures and communication in order to save time and money. However, many individuals are still sceptical about the validity of electronic signatures and whether or not they are legally binding.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Friday, December 13, 2019 Views: 105