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Stokvels

Sprouting of Property Stokvels in South Africa

In this digital age, more and more people are “getting connected” resulting in multiple platforms for audiences to share ideas and collaborate, especially in the case of raising funds. Many Entrepreneurs have great ideas for businesses and want to venture into the property world but in most cases, they lack the required capital. A possible […]

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Copyright Amendment Bill

Updated Directions Issued for Access to Justice Under Level 3

On 2 June 2020 the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Mr Ronald Ozzy Lamola updated the directives regarding access to the justice service points under Lockdown Alert Level 3. Below is a summary of some of the important points to take note of, if you require access to the courts and related services. Permitted […]

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debt

Unlawful Credit Agreements

The majority of South Africans are using some form of credit or have access to some form of credit, whether by way of credit cards, clothing account credit cards, personal loans, etcetera. The National Credit Act 34 of 2005 (hereinafter referred to as “the NCA”) purports to achieve a healthy and balanced credit market in […]

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legalisation, authentication and apostillisation

Amendments to Regulations – Essential Services during #LockdownSA 16 April 2020

1. Restaurants and Supermarkets Restaurants remain closed, but supermarkets are open to sell essential goods. 2. Alcohol Transportation is not allowed except for producing essential products such as hand sanitisers, disinfectants, soap. 3. Essential goods were expanded to include Hardware, components and supplies needed for emergency repairs at homes or for any project related to […]

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neighbour

The days of exploiting residential property buyers are over!

Residential property buyers or those who intend to purchase property can breathe a sigh of relief, as the Property Practitioners Act 22 of 2019 (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) was signed into law on 19 September 2019 to bring balance to the property market. The Act has now replaced the Estate Agency Affairs Act […]

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