19 September 2013Nedbank Limited v Mendelow NO - if there is no intention by a beneficiary to transfer ownership of immovable property, registration does not effect such transfer.
03 October 2013Minister of Agriculture v De Klerk: whether conveyancer agent of seller or of purchaser in receiving payment of the purchase price from purchaser before payment due to seller.
28 November 2013Haviside v Heydricks and Another - voetstoots clause, applicability and interpretation thereof to seller’s statutory noncompliance with municipal bylaws.
19 January 2012Rademeyer v Viljoen and Another (69/11)  ZASCA 189 (3 November 2011) - necessity for property buyers to expressly agree that the deposit be held in trust pending transfer.
10 May 2012Johl and Another v Nobre and Others (23841/2010  ZAWCH 20) - servitude of right of way, what constitutes reasonableness in exercising it.
07 June 2012Ngwenyama v Mayelane & another concerns the interpretation of s 7(6) of the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act, and raises a conveyancing question.
30 August 2012Yet another warning to have your sale documents professionally checked before you sign them comes from a recent North Gauteng High Court case.
20 September 2012Royal Hotel v Simon NO - interpretation of a praedial servitude to park, breach thereof and the erection of a building on a substantial portion of servitude area.
01 November 2012Jack Crook comments on the recent case of Dubs v Dubs which highlights the potential pitfalls of joint property ownership between (married and unmarried) couples.
22 November 2012Adlem v Arlow - Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act 70 of 1970 - interpretation of the word 'portion' as meaning a part of property (as opposed to the whole property).