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Sale of land, Transfer and Registration Process.

Sale of land, Transfer and Registration Process.

The formalities in respect of sale of land (property) in South Africa: Section 2 of the Alienation of Land Act 68 of 1981 (“the Act”) provides that “No alienation of land after the commencement of this section, shall subject to the provisions of section 28, be of any...
ÈSTATE PLANNING – A MISCONCEPTION

ÈSTATE PLANNING – A MISCONCEPTION

For purposes of this article, the testatrix or deceased shall be referred to as the “estate planner”. Whilst estate planning entails more than just drafting a valid “will” most individuals usually limit this concept to just drafting a will which becomes a vital tool...
LOST OR DESTROYED TITLE DEED –                        TRANSFER OF PROPERTY

LOST OR DESTROYED TITLE DEED – TRANSFER OF PROPERTY

A sale of immovable property or land (“property”) and the transfer process involved can be so stressful and the last thing you want is to realize that you have lost or destroyed your original title deed because not being in possession of your original title deed can...
TRANSFER DUTY AND TRANSFER COSTS

TRANSFER DUTY AND TRANSFER COSTS

In this article the writer wishes to answer the questions that a prudent person who is contemplating making an offer to purchase a property would ask especially in respect of the distinction between Transfer Duty and Transfer costs that are required in addition to the...