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The results of last year’s Conveyancing Cost Recovery survey are out. The response was good, leaving us with over 150 solidly filled out replies from the call to action we sent out in November 2016. Read more
Megan Harrington-Johnson and Amber Freeman discuss the relevant provisions of the Consumer Protection Act for commercial property owners who need to comply.
The City of Johannesburg: Municipal Planning By-Law, 2016, which gives effect to the provisions of the SPLUMA came into operation on 1 September 2016.
Gladwin v Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality: The Municipality’s entitlement to disconnect or refuse to supply electricity or water to a property based on amounts owed by a prior owner of the property. Read more
Did you know that even as the owner of a house, you could still be evicted from it as an “unlawful occupier”? A recent Supreme Court of Appeal case reveals more. Read more
The Law Society has backed proposals to simplify the legal basis of electronic conveyancing in its reply to proposals for reform of the Land Registration Act 2002. Read more
You buy a plot in a residential development and the developer agrees to build you a house to stated specifications and plans. You pay in full for the plot and it is transferred into your name. All good so far.
Allen West discusses burial and visitation rights which are real rights capable of being, and should be, registered as personal servitudes against the title deeds of farms.
UK – Joe Reevy explains why cross-marketing is essential and gives advice on how – and why – attorneys can use it effectively to cultivate their clients now.