Sectional Titles New

Increase in floor area

Allen West explains how to calculate the increase in floor area of a section for the purposes of applying section 24(6)(d) of the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986.

Property24 New

Property 24/10 - 281

This week on Property24: The right attorney can speed up your property transfer; South Africans must adhere to municipal by-laws; dos and don'ts when selling your home.

Practice Management New

The proof of the pudding

In the last GhostMarketer series article, Jack Crook explains how conveyancers can measure and boost the return on investment (ROI) from their marketing campaigns.

Web Bytes New

Web Bytes - 557

This week:  "secure enclaves" don't contribute to greater income equality; apply for Durban rate rebate or lose out; the repo rate increase is ill timed; and luxury property trends.


Draft Amended Code

Members of the public and interested parties are invited to submit comments in writing by the 30 December 2015, on the draft Amended B-BBEE Property Sector Code.

Law Reports

Mounthaven (Pty) Ltd

Ethekwini Municipality v Mounthaven(Pty) Ltd: a reversion clause concerning a failure to erect a building is a "debt" which prescribes if not acted upon by the seller.

Sectional Titles

Paddocks Press - November 2015

This month's newsletter includes: Developer's substitution of the prescribed rules; allowing owners to maintain common property; and have you submitted your PAIA Manual?


Property 24/10 - 280

This week on Property24: Jhb primed for new developments; property still a good investment; top green building achievers; and RICS and SAIV to work closer together.

Web Bytes

Web Bytes - 556

This week: Steady growth in residential building activity over the past three quarters; a property information session; and high property prices are 'not always a good thing'.

Practice Management

Marketing mistakes

In article eight of the GhostMarketer series, Jack Crook turns his attention to the most common marketing mistakes made by lawyers - and how to avoid them.