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2019 Conveyancing Seminar

Allen West's overview of the recent Registrars' Conference Resolutions and what you need to know to lodge deeds and documents in 2019 - a MUST for conveyancers.

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The year that was - 2018

As the year approaches its inexorable end, we cast our eyes over a number of the most newsworthy conveyancing articles and stories which we published in 2018.
 

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Check the Title Deed

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.

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Closing dates

The various Deeds Offices recently communicated their formal closing dates for 2018, as well as their year-end arrangements for registration of transactions.

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Lending and selling

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.

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Reversionary right practices

Allen West discusses the practices and procedures surrounding the interpretation, differentiation and implementation of reversionary rights under different scenarios.

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Bona vacantia mortgage bonds

Allen West submits that National Treasury has the full legal capacity to sign the consent to cancellation of a bona vacantia mortgage bond.

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LSSA Advisory

On 29 August the LSSA issued an Advisory about Transfer Duty Receipts and a Checklist of supporting documents for conveyancers.

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In a foreign currency

Allen West raises and discusses some points about reflecting the purchase price in a Deed of Transfer, or an amount in a Mortgage Bond in a foreign currency.