September 28, 2015

Facebook’s revenge

Facebook, Twitter and other social network sites are part of many people’s lives and serve as a useful vehicle for sharing one’s personal views. However, these […]
September 28, 2015

Why is the transfer of my property taking so long?

After signing a deed of sale, the purchasers often want to move into the property with great excitement and as soon as possible. When they are […]
September 28, 2015

What happens after your house has been burnt to the ground?

There are definite steps that a homeowner will need to take if he ever has the traumatic experience of having his house burnt to the ground. […]
October 27, 2015

Capital gains tax and the sale of a property

Capital Gains Tax was introduced on 1 October 2001. Capital Gains Tax is payable on the profit a seller makes when disposing of his property. What […]
October 27, 2015

Suspensive conditions in a deed of sale: Know your obligations

Imagine signing a deed of sale for your dream house and later discovering that the contract lapsed because you obtained bond approval one day too late. […]
October 27, 2015

How to change your marital status to another form of marriage contract

Section 21(1) of the Matrimonial Property Act No 88 of 1984 provides that a husband and wife may apply jointly to court for leave to change […]
October 27, 2015

What will happen if I die without a Will?

Attorneys often emphasise the fact that you should have a Will drawn up and revise it regularly in order to facilitate the bequeathing of your possessions […]
November 26, 2015

Your holiday season guide to home buying and selling

“Buy land – they’ve stopped making it” (Mark Twain) Selling or buying a house can seem like a complicated and confusing process but help is at […]
November 26, 2015

When does a claim prescribe?

The issue of the legal nature of a vindicatory claim and whether it gives rise to a debt that is subject to the three year extinctive […]
November 26, 2015

DTS Year end 2015

This year the annual DTS Attorneys year end function, specifically planned for invited real estate professionals, bond originators and banking officials, was an evening held in […]
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