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PDFCode of ConductConveyancing & Property LawEstate Agent Handbook
PDFCost TablesConveyancing & Property LawMortgage Bond & Transfer Cost Tables
PDFFAQ - Estate Agents HandbookConveyancing & Property LawEstate Agents Handbook
PDFFICA ChecklistConveyancing & Property LawThe FICA verification checklist for clients buying property
PDFKoopooreenkomsConveyancing & Property LawCopyright Van Deventers
PDFMandatory Defect DisclosureConveyancing & Property LawMandatory Property Defect Disclosure Form
PDFOffer to Purchase - ChineseConveyancing & Property LawVerified Chinese Translation - Offer to Purchase - Copyright Van Deventers Incorporated
PDFPrevention of Illegal Eviction ActConveyancing & Property LawPIE Act
PDFProperty Transaction Information Sheet ChineseConveyancing & Property LawVerified Chinese Translation - Property Transaction Information Sheet - Copyright Van Deventers Incorporated
PDFSectional Titles Schemes Management RegulationsConveyancing & Property LawSectional Titles Schemes Management Act, 2011 (Act No 8 Of 2011)
PDFSTSMA Guideline - Taking of Special ResolutionConveyancing & Property LawA Body Corporate may borrow money if it is authorised to do so by a Special Resolution taken by the members of the Body Corporate

Estates, Trusts & Wills

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PDFInter Vivos TrustEstates, Trusts & WillsDrafting Request
PDFDrafting a WillEstates, Trusts & WillsInformation required to draft a will

Marriage & Matrimonial Property

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PDFAntenuptial ContractsMarriage & Matrimonial PropertyMarriage contract Information sheet and an easy form to complete
PDFMatrimonial Property ActMarriage & Matrimonial PropertyMatrimonial Property Act 88 of 1984

Legal Services

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PDFSecurity Certificates - CybercrimeLegal ServicesThere has been an increase in reports of email hacking scams involving the theft of money intended to be paid as the purchase price of property, transfer costs and fees.

Notary Public & Notarial Services

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PDFDocument Legalisation - Quote RequestNotarial ServicesParticulars of documents to be legalised

Civil Litigation & Debt Collection

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PDFLegal Fees ScheduleFee Schedule for Debt Collections and Civil Litgation
Consumer Protection Act and Estate Agents Code of Conduct

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Estate agents’ responsibilities are made clear in the Institute of Estate Agents South Africa Code of Ethics and Conduct and is supported by the Consumer Protection Act.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Friday, June 28, 2019 Views: 83

Capital Gains Tax on Deceased Estates

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Assets acquired by a person during his or her life are calculated at market value and disposed of at that value at the date of death.

The difference in value between the market value and the nett costs of the assets is regarded as capital gain (or loss) and must be reflected accordingly in the income tax return of the deceased person.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Views: 88

Approval of Building Plans and Voetstoots Clause in South Africa

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The absence of approved building plans is considered a latent defect. Where there is a voetstoots contract in place, it means that the buyer of the property accepts the property as it is at the time of sale.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, June 24, 2019 Views: 136