Bona vacantia mortgage bonds

Allen West submits that National Treasury has the full legal capacity to sign the consent to cancellation of a bona vacantia mortgage bond.


LSSA Advisory

On 29 August the LSSA issued an Advisory about Transfer Duty Receipts and a Checklist of supporting documents for conveyancers.

Registrar's Circulars

Pretoria Registrar's Circular 08/2018

Pretoria Registrar's Circular No. 8 of 2018: To provide guidance to examiners and conveyancers on de-linking of deeds at prep.


Property 24/10 - 429

This week on Digital disruption and the 'modern' estate agent;  and a new bylaw could cost Cape Town 'green' living homeowners.

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This week: Modern online auctions under scrutiny; declines in average home maintenance levels; and the type of security municipal deposits give a municipality.


In a foreign currency

Allen West raises and discusses some points about reflecting the purchase price in a Deed of Transfer, or an amount in a Mortgage Bond in a foreign currency.

Practice Management

Into operation today

The Legal Practice Act comes into operation and the Legal Practice Council has taken over the regulation of the profession from today, 1 November 2018. 

Law Reports

Mounthaven (Pty) Ltd - II

eThekwini Municipality v Mounthaven (Pty) Ltd: Registering a re-transfer clause in a deed of transfer at the deeds registry does not change the fact that it remains a personal right.


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This week on Home loan interest rates 101; how to guard against the dreaded ‘double commission’; and housing solutions for Africa's fast-growing cities.

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This week: UK government urges property sector to crack down on money laundering; household credit and mortgage balances grow; and residential mortgages.