Practice Management New

LSSA Cyber security seminar

The Law Society of South Africa will be hosting a wide ranging seminar on the nature, threat and implications of cyber security for law firms on the 20th of November.

General New

No resolution

A question involving a CC seller with a member who signed the Offer to Purchase without a resolution, a defauting buyer, who paid a small deposit, and an estate agent. 

Property24 New

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This week on Property fraud alert: Your deposit or home could get 'hijacked'; and five ways you could lose your home besides not paying your bond.

General New

Wasted costs question - II

An article from some time ago by Barry Jacoby delves further into the question posed last week in Wasted costs question.

Web Bytes New

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This week: Airbnb oversupply causes return to traditional letting; a homeowner sentiment index; and can a low commission estate agent sell your home just as fast?

Law Reports

Don't touch my ducting

Jack Crook discusses a recent case about a dispute involving an HOA as to whether or not Telkom was obliged to share its ducting facilities for fibre with Vodacom.


Property 24/10 - 375

This week on Estate agents should be enabled by digital disruption; rural shopping malls deliver value; and what happens if one of your tenants absconds?


Wasted costs question

A question about liability for wasted conveyancing costs payable to the conveyancer where a transaction is cancelled due to the non-performance by the seller.

Web Bytes

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This week: Mid-Term Report by the Co-Chairpersons of the LSSA; court should demand reserve price in execution sales; and drones are useful for commercial real estate.


Clearance Certificate(s) question

Noëlene van der Wal wants clarity on the following question: "Who has to pay for the levy clearance certificate and who has to pay for the rates clearance certificate?".