Sectional Titles New

Cape Registrar's Circular 03/2016

Cape Town Registrar's Circular No 3 of 2016:  Registrar's Circular 2 of 2016 is withdrawn - Revised Deeds Office practices and procedures in terms of the STSMA.

Property24 New

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This week: SA property market 2016 wrap-up; deadline for sectional title compliance fast approaching; and 'bargain' property could cost you dearly.

General New

Taming Medusa

Chantelle Gladwin and Gary Boruchowitz highlight the most important legal principles to come out cases dealing with the impact of section 118(3) on arrear rates.

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This week: Year-on-year house price growth has steadily slowed over past 7 months; uncertainty still hangs over old municipal property debt; and Jhb heritage queries.

Registrar's Circulars

Cape Registrar's Circular 02/2016

Cape Town Registrar's Circular No. 2 of 2016: The effect of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011 on Deeds Office practices and procedures.


Modernising the process

UK: The Conveyancing Association has published a paper on ‘Modernising the Home Moving Process’ outlining a future, more certain and transparent process.


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This week on Estate agents asked to comment on Cape Town's proposed signage by-laws and Property portals now the 'go to' for home hunters.


Town planning

Maike Gohl and Jonathan Salant discuss Pieterse v Lephalale Municipality regarding appeals to a provincial authority for town planning decisions taken by municipalities.

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This week: Tenants can now rent via an online auction; continued declining household credit and mortgage balances growth; and eConveyancing starts to take shape.

Sectional Titles

Effect on trustees

Sascha Beck discusses the effect of the Community Schemes Ombud Services and the Sectional Title Schemes Management Acts on the responsibilities of trustees.