07 May 2020Jack Crook provides a general guide and some scenarios for landlords and tenants who are asking themselves - what happens if the crisis leaves a tenant unable to pay the agreed rental?
07 May 2020Robert Krautkrämer and Deon Welz share their views on the impact of Level 4 Regulations on expiring leases; due rentals; transfers registered just before lockdown, but parties could not move, etc.
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21 May 2020Deon Welz and Robert Krautkramer discuss the situation where the banks have withdrawn bonds that were approved prior to lockdown, because of a change in the buyer’s financial position.
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’?