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.
An article from some time ago by Barry Jacoby delves further into the question posed last week in 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.
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?".
Audrey Gwangwa considers whether it is a fact or a fallacy that the South African deeds registration system, one of the best in the world, still guarantees security of title.
John Christie offers further insights and reminds practitioners that applications to Court also have to comply with the provisions of section 56 of the Sectional Titles Act.
Allen West clarifies the practice around the necessity for a lodgement of a consent by the City of Tshwane for the registration of a certificate of consolidated title.
Audrey Gwangwa gives a practical guide to practitioners for postnuptial notarial contracts executed in terms of section 88 of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937.
Audrey Gwangwa emphasises that practitioners must be aware that applications to Court have to comply with the provisions of Section 97 of the Deeds Registries Act.