As in the case of owners of homes on free-standing erven, from time to time owners of sectional title units also seek to make alterations to their units. Should the proposed alterations result in an extension of the floor area or boundaries of the unit, certain requirements have to be met. As a first step, […]
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Yvette is a practicing conveyancer and attorney at our Bedfordview office. She attends to property transfers, bond registrations and other deeds office matters, with a special interest in new developments and the opening of sectional title registers.
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In terms of our High Court Rules, any document signed outside South Africa and which needs to be lodged in the Deeds Office in a property transaction, has to be properly and correctly authenticated. Signature before a Notary Public is regarded as sufficient authentication for documents signed in the United Kingdom (excluding Ireland), Zimbabwe, Lesotho, […]
Pet owners should familiarize themselves with the prescribed conduct rules in a sectional title scheme before they commit to purchasing or occupying a unit therein. This is because the legal principle “caveat emptor” applies and a buyer is expected to have knowledge of the rules applicable to the scheme. Some schemes have rules which prohibit […]