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February 2019 is the official release date for the City of Cape Town’s 2018 General Valuations roll. This frequently dreaded revision to the city’s records affects property owners by updating their monthly rates bills in proportion to their property’s current estimated market value. For most Cape

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Certain banks are offering home buyers up to 100% loans if their individual or combined income is less than R23,500. This is according to HomeBid Home Loans manager, Fiona Staughton, who says this enables these buyers to raise up to R600,000 in bond finance at the top

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What happens if the parties enter into a sale agreement and subsequent to the conclusion of the agreement, one of the parties passes away? In the event where death of a party occurs and the agreement was concluded prior to the death of either party,

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Ahead of the State of the National Address (SONA) and Budget 2019, Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group has called on Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, to relook at transfer duty, especially at the top end of the market as well as Capital Gains

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Currently the owner of a property of which the original title deed is lost, only has to sign an affidavit prepared by a conveyancer to apply for a replacement copy thereof. On 24 February 2019 a new process will come into operation which will make it

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