January 22, 2020

Rights and responsibilities of usufructuaries

In a recent inquiry a client wanted to know what the responsibilities of his parents are as usufructuaries of the property he bought from them. The […]
December 3, 2019

Property owners, buyers and agents: Lost title deeds and bonds – Don’t delay!

“He who hesitates is lost” (Wise old proverb) In January 2019 new amendments to Regulations for the replacement of lost title deeds (and similar documents like […]
December 3, 2019

All companies: Prepare for the mandatory new CIPC compliance checklist

The CIPC (Companies and Intellectual Property Commission) has announced that its new “compliance checklist” requirement, voluntary until now, becomes mandatory for all companies and close corporations […]
December 3, 2019

Visiting South Africa with kids just became easier – Here’s what you need to know

“We’re all going on a summer holiday…” (Cliff Richard) With the Festive Season (and our Summer Holidays!) well and truly upon us, you may be inviting […]
December 3, 2019

Property sales and trusts: Demand proof of trustee authority

“If you want to make your house easy to sell, make it easy to buy” (Anon) You are overjoyed at receiving a good offer for your […]
November 11, 2019

About to marry? Don’t forget your ANC and the 3 types of marriage

“And she’s got brains enough for two, which is the exact quantity the girl who marries you will need” (P.G. Wodehouse) Wedding Season being once again […]
November 11, 2019

“Seller’s remorse” and “subject to sale of the buyer’s property” – Can they sink the sale?

“If you don’t like where you are, move. You are not a tree” (Jim Rohn) The upcoming festive season, with its mass migrations of happy holiday-makers […]
November 11, 2019

Conveyancing news: Is your title deed safely filed away?

To replace a lost title deed will be more cumbersome and costly from 1 January 2020 Make sure the title deed of your property is filed […]
October 17, 2019

Your websites of the month: Tips to manage debt and master your money

Times are hard, and although hopefully we are now seeing the first green shoots in our economy, there has never been a better time to improve […]
October 17, 2019

How courts sort fact from fiction – A tale of Jags, deception and damages

“Truth will out” (Shakespeare) You are wondering whether you can win in court against an opponent where your two versions of what happened are totally at […]
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