07 January 2021This edition includes: Paddocks has downsized and re-invented itself as an exclusively online business; safety around swimming pools; and can bodies corporate withhold levy clearance certificate for levies due on another unit?
07 January 2021Allen West discusses the question of whether satellite dishes are movable or immovable in the context of the principles applied by our courts in determining whether an object is a fixture or not.
07 January 2021This week: The changing world of compliance; Land Registry’s Safe Harbour Standard is good news for conveyancing, and will the surge in first-time home buyers lead the recovery in the property market?
14 January 2021Allen West looks at the registerability and effect of a condition inserted into a deed of transfer which excludes community of property, whether such a condition lawful and binding, and the effect it has on creditors.
14 January 2021Online resources such as Lexis® Practical Guidance bridge the gap between understanding the law and knowing how it is applied, and help lawyers to upskill and embrace a learning-for-life mindset to ensure their success in a post-COVID-19 world.
14 January 2021This week: Revitalising property markets through inner-city investment and refurbishment; a forecast for 2021's property landscape; and clients need out of hours access, but don't expect firms to respond.
14 January 2021Should we wish to build: Jack Crook reminds us to check for full compliance with the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act as it offers significant protection against dishonest contractors and faulty workmanship, plus access to its mediation services if a dispute arises.
21 January 2021A consideration of levy financing companies in the light of the fact that many of them now offer a veritable smorgasbord of innovative and solutions-based finance options for community schemes.
21 January 2021Wiseman Bhuqa analyses the Expropriation Bill with reference to nil compensation, and its its relationship to the current expropriation enabling framework of Acts and Ordinances which prescribe expropriation with compensation.
21 January 2021This week: 2021 Fidelity Fund Certificate application portal to open until 31 January 2021; Johannesburg Deeds Office Rectification Section arrangements; and conveyancing will lead the way in digital ID.