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GhostConvey 2017 Survey

It's back: this year's almost annual GhostConvey Survey delves into law firm marketing and is ready to be completed in a couple of minutes.

Property24 New

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This week on SA’s property market: hotspots and buyer trends; and calling Joburg entrepreneurs! Apply soon for Property Point's 2-year programme.

General New

Topical query

Question: what factors need to be considered in a sale where a seller sells his home for a purchase price reflected in the agreement as a crypto or a foreign currency?

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This week: ANC conference outcome to impact on housing market; top tips for short term rentals; and holiday letting requires preparation.

General New

Yet to be formed

Daniël van Zyl discusses Section 21 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 which allows for a prospective buyer to act as an agent for a company yet to be formed, when signing.

Law Reports

Closing down the guesthouse

Jack Crook discusses a recent case in which disgruntled neighbours approached the courts to have a neighbouring guesthouse closed down.


Property 24/10 - 379

This week on New property buying trend: SA's savvy 'rentvestors'; industrial property sector delivers best investment returns; and when the CPA applies.

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This week: Decontextualized statistics could lead property owners astray; Delft buyers duped in property scam; and is Airbnb driving out long-term tenants?

Practice Management

Legal Practice Act advisory

The National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) held its tenth plenary meeting on 14 October and has made a number of recommendations to the Minister of Justice. 

Law Reports

Mokone v Tassos Properties

Is a pre-emptive right in a written lease renewed automatically when it's extended, and if so does it need to comply with the formalities of the Alienation of Land Act?