What happens when the deeds office has lost your deed? How do you prove the house you've sold is actually yours? Is there a trail that can be followed?
The deeds registry system is one of public record and thus there will always be a trail.
Family of mine signed a contract for a house they were supposed to be renting. On the contract it is stipulated rent and deposit must be paid on 31 May 2016 and move in on the 1st of June. They moved in about two weeks
We received a reader's question on a different slant to the story we did on Huur Gaat Voor Koop. Sonja du Toit, director at MC van der Berg Attorneys Incorporated, weighs in.
Hi, the story explains the “the landlord intends to sell the premises” bit, but not
About 20% of homes agents list don't sell right away – even in a sellers’ market. And in cooler markets quite a number don’t sell even within a few months.
And if your home has been on the market for weeks without a single offer, don’t
The old established concept of a granny flat has changed quite dramatically in the past two decades with most municipalities having gradually eased the control in terms of sizes and, lately, that it needs to be attached to the main dwelling.
In fact, the granny flat
The owner of section 12 wants to add a room to his unit and our managing agent tells us that it will be extension of a section in terms of Section 24 of the act. This section requires a special resolution to be passed by the
Does paying your monthly bond instalment in two halves - one at the start of the month and one in the middle – contribute to a shorter bond repayment term and a saving on interest?
No it doesn’t, says Shaun Rademeyer, CEO of mortgage originator BetterLife Home Loans.
Hi, I have recently purchased a sectional title flat on the second floor. I want to demolish a non-structural wall that divides the kitchen and reception areas. What do I need to do to comply with both the body corporate and the council requirements? It
I am supposed to move into a place this weekend. The landlord is dealing directly through a friend lawyer who sent me the contract two days ago after I had been begging for it for the past three weeks. However, the rent is more than
Amanda Cuba’s love for and interest in real estate was fostered from the age of 12, studying the newspapers’ various property pages. She quickly developed a head for real estate, how its supply and demand dynamics influenced price and in turn suburb appeal.
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