Conveyancing

Most first-time home buyers do not anticipate what bond registration and transfer costs amount to. Failing to budget for these expenses can lead to unnecessary stress during the transfer.   For first-time home buyers, transfer costs can come as a bit of an unexpected (and un-budgeted) surprise....

Conveyancing is the term to describe the legal transfer of immovable property from one owner to another. After the offer to purchase has been signed and the bond approved, three different sets of attorneys are appointed to handle the existing bond cancellation (cancellation attorneys, who are...

All transactions regarding ownership of immovable property (vacant land, houses, flats, farms, and buildings) in South Africa are recorded in a public office, the ‘deeds office’. The records of the deeds office reflect (among other things) the owner of a particular property, the date the...