The Black Conveyancers Association Training Academy with LexisNexis® and Juta will be starting a conveyancing course for secretaries and paralegals in March.
In a fair budget under tough circumstances finance minister Malusi Gigaba announced an increase in VAT from 14% to 15%.
This week: How to bounce back after overpricing; Joburg property owners must check municipal valuations; and Cape Town House Price Indices.
Rosanne Kinder discusses a recent case which dealt with the question of whether a lessee can withhold rental if it is not given full occupation of the leased premises.
The newsletter includes: What can be included in levy statements in sectional title schemes; excessive water usage in Cape Town; and proxies.
This week: Legal Practice Council Rules published for comment; drought may delay property transfers; and moderate financial 'pressure' among sellers.
Jack Crook highlights problems when contracting with trusts as standard sale agreements don’t always provide adequately for their own specific set of rules.
This week: Check zoning rights before buying residential property for business use; how digital media is changing the property industry; and sentiment is marginally higher.
Marlon Shevelew writes about the Cape Town water crisis and how landlords and tenants need to work together and keep an open-minded approach to resolving water issues.