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Property Practitioners Bill

Overview of the Property Practitioners Bill

Introduction The estate agency industry and the property industry more broadly is set to see significant changes with the introduction of the Property Practitioners Bill. The Bill will replace and repeal the current Estate Agency Affairs Act 112 of 1976 (hereinafter referred to as the “Estate Agency Act”). This will leave many people wondering what […]

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Multiple Offers

Multiple Offers – Can the Seller cancel an Offer to Purchase upon receiving a better offer?

Introduction In South Africa, the transfer of Immoveable Property is governed and regulated by legislation to ensure that all Parties to a transaction are protected. In terms of Section 2 of the Alienation of Land Act No. 68 of 1981, as amended, no alienation of land shall be of any force and effect unless it […]

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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, […]

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