Already in freefall before the COVID-19 lockdown, the property market has been all but frozen by the temporary closing of the Deeds Office. The unintended consequences have been dire for some home owners and tenants: double rent payments, an inability
In property transfers the seller nominates the transferring attorney/conveyancer who acts on his behalf yet the buyer pays the costs and has no representation as such. Why is this so, is it a disconnect and “unfair” or understandable and justified?
The Voetstoots Clause: Understand the Legal Implications and duties of Sellers and Buyers of Immovable Property Sectional Title Property 3 part series, summarizing the sectional title process in South Africa, explaining the terminology used in sectional title developments, and unpacking