If you are buying property this festive season, or any time for that matter, Jack Crook explains the crucial importance of first checking the title deed.
The various Deeds Offices recently communicated their formal closing dates for 2018, as well as their year-end arrangements for registration of transactions.
The November edition includes: The Cape Town Water Amendment By-law; ST administrative management; and are mezzanine floors an extension of a section?
This week: 2019 Property market outlook; AI could pose a cyber threat to conveyancers; and the estate agency sectors' implementation of the FIC Act.
Dates for engagements with Registrars of Deeds in Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Kimberley and Mahikeng, and reminders for Pietermaritzburg, Mthatha and King William's Town.
Jack Crook discusses when one is required to register as a credit provider as a result of lending to a friend or selling property on credit.
This week: High costs mean investors are looking elsewhere; MPs adopt the Property Practitioners Bill; and 2019's "theme" is an ongoing gradual real property price correction.
The Chief Registrar of Deeds invites all conveyancers to a number of meetings about the latest developments in the Electronic Deeds Registration System Project.
Lexis® WinDeed is essentially a One-Stop Shop for all stakeholders in a property sale transaction - from the estate agent initiating, to the conveyancer finalising, the transfer.