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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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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.
If you are looking to transfer property to a minor child, it’s important to be informed about the challenges you might face should you want to sell the property after it has been transferred.
Before registering an antenuptial contract, the agreement needs to be notarised by a practicing notary attorney who has no personal relation to either one of the spouses.
An antenuptial contract is an agreement entered into by two people, who intend on getting married, before the actual marriage takes place.
Should the couple fail to enter into a valid, notarised antenuptial contract before their marriage, they will, by default, be married in community of property.
Accrual is defined as the accumulation or increase of something over time. When referring to marriage out of community of property with accrual, we refer to a type of contract entered into by the couple before solemnising their marriage.
Once the new legislature comes into force, landlords have 6 months to ensure they comply with all the requirements of the amended Rental Housing Act.
When buying a home, property transfer costs are a part of the process that simply cannot be avoided and often catch first time buyers off-guard and unprepared financially.
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