Tables of Costs New

Conveyancing Fees - June 2018

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) recently published new Conveyancing Fee Guidelines which apply to instructions received as from 1 June 2018.

People & News New

Law Society triumphs

In Proxi Smart Services (Pty) Limited vs the LSSA it was held that the full conveyancing process is regarded as professional work, and should remain so in the interest of the public.

Law Reports New

Not so sterling

In a recent court case the Registrar of Deeds was held liable for damages for negligently transferring immovable property when the deeds ought to have been rejected.

Property24 New

Property 24/10 - 405

This week on Why you need life insurance when buying a home; market turning in favour of sellers; and running a business from home.

Web Bytes New

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This week: Conveyancers urged to educate clients about fraud risks; prepare for property valuation knock-on effects; and residential building statistics.

Registrar's Circulars

Chief Registrar's Circular 04/2018

Chief Registrar's Circular No. 4 of 2018: Lodgement of Certificates - CRC 02/2018 withdrawn and substituted, but only the implementation date has changed - to 02 July.

IT & the Lawyer

For the future

Are you building a law firm which will benefit from the future - asks Emmie de Kock in a wide ranging article in De Rebus?

Sectional Titles

Paddocks Press - April 2018

The newsletter includes: Insuring owner-installed upgrades; management by a single executive agent; and the use of drones in ST schemes.


Property 24/10 - 404

This week on Overcoming 'buyer's block'; deadline for land expropriation submissions extended; and financing auction purchases.

Web Bytes

Web Bytes - 680

This week: Bond approval statistics on the rise; City of Cape Town House Price Indices; and why does conveyancing take SO long?