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An action plan

Jack Crook gives some useful tips about the costs, processes and legal aspects about buying a home. 

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A fork in the road

Tim Pearce argues in the August De Rebus that it is time to put a 'Stop' sign to the growing misconception that all roads in private gated communities are public roads.

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Facts and myths

John Christie discusses S 87 and S 88 of the DRA as distinct to S 21 of the MPA when applying for the registration or execution and registration of an ANC.

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The application of Regulation 44A

Dudley Lee highlights the reason for Section 15A and regulation 44A of the DRA - to relieve Registrars of Deeds of certain responsibilities and examiners should keep that in mind.

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Escaping surety

Jack Crook discusses a recent High Court decision which illustrates one of the very restricted circumstances in which you may be able to escape from a suretyship you signed yourself into.

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Early lease cancellation

Jack Crook gives insights and explains your rights in terms of the lease itself and under the Consumer Protection Act as to what happens if you cancel your lease early.

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Pre-emptive rights

Rosanne Kinder discusses Makone v Tassos in which the Constitutional Court held that a lessees pre-emptive rights continue when a contract is extended on expiry.

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Resolving disputes

Jack Crook discusses the advantages for landlords and tenants in using the Rental Housing Tribunal to settle their residential housing disputes. 

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Newsletters work

Which is why they are used, but as Jack Crook explains, their marketing magic fails when conveyancers make too many mistakes in their client newsletters.