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All homebuilders must register under New Housing Bill

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In terms of the new Bill, any homebuilder or developer who undertakes or commissions the building of a home must apply for registration with the National Homebuilders' Regulatory Council (NHRC)

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Views: 65

 

Customary Marriage in South Africa & the Division of Joint Estate

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A customary marriage in South Africa refers to a marriage that is negotiated, concluded or celebrated according to indigenous African customary law.

With customary marriages, there is often some confusion around the legal right to make claims on the matrimonial property after the marriage has ended.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Views: 174

 

Dual Ownership of Property - Transferring Shared Ownership

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There are many benefits of entering into a dual ownership of property, especially when individual finances don’t allow for single ownership of a home or property.

However, there are complications when it comes to one or more parties involved in the co-ownership of property deciding to cancel the original arrangement.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Thursday, October 31, 2019 Views: 201

 

Intestate Succession – What Happens if You Don’t Leave a Will?

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If you die without leaving a will in South Africa, the rules of intestate succession will apply as stipulated in the Intestate Succession Act 81 of 1987.

Any person above the age of 16 is entitled to make a will which determines how his or her estate should be distributed upon death.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Views: 159