CRTs and lessees

Tetyana Lobachova discusses the question of  a Certificate of Registered Title being issued as a mortgage to a lessee over its interest in a portion of a registered lease.


GhostConvey 2016 Survey

It's back: this year's GhostConvey Survey into cost recovery in the conveyancing profession in South Africa is out and ready to be completed in a couple of minutes.


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This week on Solar farming moving to shopping centre rooftops; urbanisation and the future of property; and a 'Double your property sales' IEASA course.

Law Reports

Remember the VAT

Jack Crook reports on the recent case of Gerber v Naidoo which highlights how forgetting about VAT in the excitement of the sale can be a costly oversight.

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This week: Tips for first time home buyers; Sectional title levies will rise; and is it time to move towards a more attractive buy-to-let opportunity as yields start to rise?

Practice Management

2017 Fidelity Fund Certificates

The Attorneys Fidelity Fund explains the necessity of, and how from the 1 October practitioners may apply for their Fidelity Fund Certificates for 2017.

Registrar's Circulars

Chief Registrar's Circular 13/2016

Chief Registrar's Circular No. 13 of 2016: Coming into operation of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act of 2011 and its impact on deeds registration procedures. 

Practice Management

Conveyancing courses

Tasneem Kanjee of the BCE Training Academy answers a number of questions about conveyancing courses for paralegals which are offered in South Africa.


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This week on 'Country life' attracting more urban dwellers; four potential pitfalls after signing an Offer to Purchase; and sell privately or use an agent?

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This week: Key changes for trustees in sectional title schemes to implement; financial mortgage stress not as bad; and Joburg’s old village suburbs offer a vibrant lifestyle.