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Budget 2017

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has tabled a generally favourable budget for property, by raising the Transfer duty threshold from R750 000 to R900 000. 

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Paddocks Press - February 2017

This month: Quorum requirements and voting procedures at annual general meetings; the CSOS duties of executives; and investing body corporate funds.

Property24 New

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This week on Property24: Cape Town's former 'slums' now desirable; STSMA stipulates 17 instances for special resolutions; and paying extra money into a homeloan.

e-Conveyancing New

Reasons for scepticism

UK: Digital optimists have welcomed an overdue development that could make paperless conveyancing a reality after false starts. But there are reasons to be sceptical.

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This week: TPN Vacancy Survey Q3 2016; new developments set to outperform pre-owned homes in 2017; and the good, the bad and the budget.


2017 Conveyancing webinar

Conveyancing and New Developments Update - Allen West will be holding an online webinar on the 20th of February for those who missed the January seminars.

Registrar's Circulars

Cape/Kimberley Reg's Circular 01/2017

Registrar's Circular 01/2017 - Cape Town and Kimberley: effect of the change of jurisdiction of Registrars of Deeds of Cape Town and Kimberley from 1 March.


New steps

UK: Electronic documents validated with digital signatures will finally replace paper property deeds if a set of proposals by Land Registry is approved.


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This week on Avoiding 'eviction order denied' in one step; tips for choosing a good property; and why interest rates shouldn't dictate your decision to buy.

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This week: EThekwini property owners must inspect Valuation Roll; good city governance helps home values; and inter-provincial repeat home buyer migration trends.