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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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Jordaan And Others V City Of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality And Others – Municipalities can no longer charge new owners for the debts of previous owners

On 29 August 2017, the Constitutional Court handed down judgment in an application for confirmation of an order by the High Court in Pretoria. The issue to be decided, was the meaning and constitutional validity of Section 118(3) of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”). This […]

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