General New

BCA Conveyancing course

The Black Conveyancers Association Training Academy with Juta and Korbitec, a LexisNexis® Company, is starting a conveyancing course for secretaries and paralegals.

Tables of Costs New

Conveyancing Tables - April 2017

The Conveyancing Tables have been updated to reflect the recent changes to Deeds Office Fees which come into effect on the 01 April 2017.

General New

Full names

Cape Town: CRC 6/2005 and CRC 9/2009 must be complied with in that the full names of the conveyancer signing the TDR must be disclosed with the signature.

Property24 New

Property 24/10 - 346

This week on Rental property still a good investment in most of SA; the rental agreement demystified; and, can your managing agent sell your property?

Web Bytes New

Web Bytes - 622

This week: Contraction in residential building at the start of 2017; Durban calms property owners' valuation roll fears; and Residential transactions: a turnaround in sight?


Ambitious e-reforms

UK: The Conveyancing Association has outlined ambitious e-reforms with a digital focus central to improving homebuyers’ experience.

Law Reports

Cyberscam targeting conveyancers

Carmel Rickard discusses Lochner v Schaefer Incorporated and Others in which compensation was sought from conveyancers who had fallen victim to a cyberscam.


Property 24/10 - 345

This week on Cape Town is one of world's best 'tech cities'; prepaid meters work in ST schemes; and how tenants can protect against rental scams.

People & News

SA Deeds Journal

A note from Wiseman Bhuqa, editor of the South African Deeds Journal (SADJ) about a change to its distribution strategy and plans to publish it as an online publication.

Web Bytes

Web Bytes - 621

This week: Concerns mount over e-conveyancing in Australia; changes to laws make rental contracts more complex; and housing demand seems to be improving.