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Title Deed

Can you dispose of your Immoveable Property if you are no longer in possession of the original Title Deed?

Introduction In South Africa, Immoveable property may not be transferred to another party unless the original Title Deed is lodged with the Registrar of Deeds.Now what happens if the Title Deed has been lost or destroyed due to circumstances beyond control? In terms of Regulation 68(1) of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937, the […]

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Antenuptial Contract

Can foreigners enter into an Antenuptial Contract in South Africa?

Introduction Today, many South Africans are leaving the country and often find love whilst abroad. It has also become quite common for South Africans to decide to come back home to tie the knot and make it official in the presence of their loved ones and close friends. Since Antenuptial Contracts are essential documents that, […]

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purchasing immovable property

Quick Tips for ensuring a smooth and timeous Property Transfer

Introduction Today, more and more people are purchasing immovable property in South Africa. The transfer process, from acceptance of the offer to registration, should roughly take three to four months depending on the terms and conditions on the Sale Agreement or alternatively the type of sale. No transfer can be lodged in the Deeds Office until all […]

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mortgage debt

The Given Nkwane Case – Can the Bank sell your home to recover Mortgage Debt?

Today, most people cannot afford to purchase Immoveable Property (hereinafter referred to as “property”) without applying for a home loan to a bank and/or financial institution. If the purchase of the property is subject to mortgage bond approval, it allows the Purchaser to apply for a home loan by using the property as security. The […]

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sexual harassment

#WOMENSMONTH – Part Two Series: Sexual Harassment in the work place – Guiding Principles for Employers!

In part one of this two-part article series published on 3 August 2018, readers were informed of how common it is for female Employees to fall victim to Sexual Harassment in the workplace. This is due to the fact that women are often too afraid to speak up or break the silence out of fear […]

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