07 May 2020This week: How the economy will collapse if real estate services cannot operate; HMLR temporarily amends rules around ID and signing Deeds; and is this the best time to buy a house?
07 May 2020It is time to implement Lexis® DeedTracker, a mobile scanning app using a notification system which simplifies communication between the Deeds office, lodging and instructing attorney firms.
14 May 2020The Acting Director-General sent out a circular last Friday - 8th of May - in which he sets out the steps that have been taken to implement a gradual return to work and the opening of Deeds Offices.
14 May 2020With the COVID-19 lockdown, Lexis® Pay has come into its own as a secure online web-based payment requisition solution for legal firms to efficiently capture, approve and execute internal payments.
14 May 2020Conveyancing in a digitalised world; an open letter from the Managing Director of Rawson Property; and how low and for how long can residential rental tenant performance deteriorate?
21 May 2020Jack Crook lists three of the main things you are likely to need to have in place for your transferring attorney to obtain a SPLUMA certificate when the requirement becomes necessary.
21 May 2020This week: Uncertain times ahead for rentals; Pretoria Deeds Office implements a phased opening; and which technologies and behaviours will roll legal services forward into the post-Covid ‘new normal’?
21 May 2020Deon Welz and Robert Krautkramer discuss the situation where the banks have withdrawn bonds that were approved prior to lockdown, because of a change in the buyer’s financial position.
22 May 2020Lexis® Sign brings international standard Advanced Electronic signatures to local and international use, but built on the foundations of South African legislation, all underpinned by the ECT Act.
28 May 2020Denoon Sampson asks whether it is time to embark on a process of validating Electronic signatures for Immovable Property sales, Wills, Negotiable Instruments and to do away with the need for Rule 63 Authentications.