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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.

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A proper construction

Wiseman Bhuqa gives a proper construct of the provisions of Section 43 of SPLUMA in order to curb the prevailing prevarications in its application.

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Honesty is the best policy

When selling your house,disclose all defects you know of to potential buyers, or risk expensive litigation and damages claims - Jack Crook reports on a recent High Court case.

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Rescue procedures

Tania Shawe discusses the effect of the provision of rescue procedures under the New Companies Act 71 of 2008 on the Registrar of Deeds.

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Customary Law estate transfers

Wiseman Bhuqa discusses Deeds Office practices around the transfer of land ownership in a deceased estate of a person married in terms of customary law.