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May 9, 2017

CREDITORS: YOUR SPECIAL NOTARIAL BOND IS GOOD FOR 30 YEARS

Some good news for creditors here – the SCA (Supreme Court of Appeal) has just held that a 30 year prescription period applies to special notarial […]
May 8, 2017

THE MY BOND FITNESS APP AND WEB PORTAL

My Bond Fitness is an online portal and App through which prospective purchasers can become pre-qualified purchasers. This is a game changer in the property market […]
May 2, 2017

QUIZ

Name the first city in the Southern Hemisphere to install street lights. A.  Cape Town B.  Johannesburg C.  Port Elizabeth D.  Kimberley Correct answer is: D. […]
May 2, 2017

BAD BUREAUCRATS: THREATEN THEM WITH PERSONAL LIABILITY

Whilst the vast majority of state officials are competent and honest, and deserving of our full support, there will always be a few “bad eggs” to […]
May 2, 2017

PROPERTY: WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS TO VIEWS AND PRIVACY?

“Diligence is the mother of good fortune” (Miguel de Cervantes) Another warning to do your homework before you buy or develop property comes from a recent […]
May 2, 2017

ANTENUPTIAL CONTRACTS: CAN I GET ONE AFTER MARRIAGE?

Couples who are interested in an antenuptial contract often make the decision to get one before they are married. That is the ideal scenario. However, some […]
March 29, 2017

OUR APRIL QUIZ 2017

This is the flag of which African country? A. Cameroon? B. Gabon? C. Ghana? D. Senegal? The correct answer is: C. Ghana The flag of Ghana […]
March 28, 2017

THE RENTAL HOUSING TRIBUNAL: I HAVE A COMPLAINT AGAINST MY LANDLORD / TENANT

Formed in 2001, the tribunal is comprised of five members (including a chair and vice chairperson) appointed by the Provincial Minister of Human Settlements, who each […]
March 28, 2017

RECTIFICATION AND TRANSFER OF VISAS

Information published on the VFS website has introduced significant changes with regard to rectification and transfer of visas. The validity period of your visa is now […]
March 28, 2017

WHEN YOU CHOOSE TO SELL YOUR OWN PROPERTY

For property owners it has become much easier and more lucrative to sell their own properties, without the involvement of any estate agent and without the […]
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