Articles related to "Property Registration"

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What is a title deed and who keeps it?
Simply put, the title deed is a document that proves legal ownership of a property in South Africa.
Moving from renting to buying
If you’ve been renting for a while and are ready to take the next step to buying your own home, you need to do your homework and know exactly what you are getting yourself into.
Questions that savvy property buyers ask
Asking the right questions before buying a property will save you money in the long run. Property experts provide a list of questions that need to be asked and answered.
Cost of buying a home| Home Buyers
The cost of buying a house in South Africa can be confusing to many buyers. Read a detailed explanation of these costs in our blog article.
Selling a unit when levies are in arrears
The sale of a unit in a sectional title scheme cannot go through until the outstanding debt is settled.
What makes a sales agreement a valid contract?
In order for a sales agreement to be considered a legal binding document, there are some key aspects that need to be in place,
Conveyancing fees have increased
The recommended charge for conveyancing fees increased on 1 May and any conveyancing attorney who receives an instruction after this date will be entitled to charge more for their services
Buying? Don’t alter the property until the transfer goes through
You’ll lose out financially if the deal falls through. You should however spend the time before the transfer takes place to plan ahead.
What you need to know about registering a property
Your crash course on what the Deeds Office does, and the process of registering a property.
The property registration process
Concluding a written deed of sale The deed of sale (offer to purchase) is completed and signed by both the seller and the purchaser. This must be a written agreement. A written offer to purchase ...