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September 11, 2017

7 Myths about making a Will

“Let’s choose executors and talk of wills” (Shakespeare) If you haven’t made your will yet, get it done now. Why is that so important and how […]
September 11, 2017

Purchasers are no longer a target for historical municipal property debts

On 29 August 2017 the Constitutional Court, through Judge Edwin Cameron, handed down a unanimous judgement in the matter of Jordaan v Tshwane Municipality. In terms […]
August 10, 2017

QUIZ

Who is credited to having said these words? A. “We learn by doing.” B. “Common sense is not so common.” Correct answers: A. Aristotle  (Not Aristotle […]
August 8, 2017

Expired firearm licences: High court to the rescue

“There is no question that firearms are hazardous objects and that possession and ownership must be strictly controlled. A failure to comply with the Act exposes […]
August 8, 2017

Verbal agreements: The property perspective

“A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on” (Samuel Goldwyn) A recent High Court judgment is yet another reminder of how essential it is […]
August 8, 2017

Attorneys selling properties: The ARH website is up and running!

The ARH website is now live: www.attorneyrealtorhub.co.za. Who should join this? Attorneys who want to market and sell the properties of their clients. What does the […]
July 4, 2017

QUIZ

To whom are these individual sets of words attributed? Stephen Covey, Thomas Sowell, Marcus Sheridan or Gandhi A “Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first […]
July 4, 2017

Attorneys selling properties: Better, easier and cheaper

Since November 1998, when I started Chris Fick & Associates, we have been assisting our clients with the private marketing and selling of their properties. Over […]
July 4, 2017

Trusts: New directive on independent trustees

If you plan to form a trust, you need to know about a new directive from the Chief Master of the High Court to all Master’s […]
July 4, 2017

Evicting your troublesome tenant: More problems with PIE

“The effect of PIE is not and should not be to effectively expropriate the rights of the landowner in favour of unlawful occupiers. The landowner retains […]
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