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  • Posted April 19, 2020

COVID-19 AND CONTRACTS: CAN I ESCAPE FROM MY RECENT PURCHASE OR LEASE AGREEMENT?

Many of our clients have asked how the outbreak and deepening of the worldwide Coronavirus Crisis affects already-concluded sale and lease agreements and performances due in terms of these agreements, and whether they may be excused of their legal obligations in certain circumstances. South African law recognises both the contractual provision of Force Majeur  and […]
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  • Posted March 13, 2020

WHEN MIGHT I NEED A NOTARY PUBLIC, AND WHY?

A Notary Public in South Africa is an admitted attorney who has successfully passed the Notary Public examination and has been admitted in the relevant High Court to practice as a Notary Public. A Notary Public is automatically (ex officio) a commissioner of oaths. Certain documents are required to be drawn up by a Notary […]
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  • Posted February 14, 2020

THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN VALUATION ROLL OBJECTIONS: THE SAGA CONTINUES!

As most property owners will be aware, the City of Cape Town’s 2018 General Valuation roll was published in February 2019.This roll presents a value upon which municipal rates are calculated until the next roll is issued (a 3-5 year cycle at present). Should you have felt that the value was inflated and would thus […]
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  • Posted February 6, 2020

DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR TITLE DEED IS?

It is critical to the transfer of your property. To answer this question, ask yourself. “Do I have a bond over my property?” If the answer is YES, (even if the loan amount has been paid up) then the bank will have your Title Deed. However, if you purchased your property in cash or have previously […]
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  • Posted December 3, 2019

OUR GIFT TO YOU THIS YEAR

Our gift to you this year is to make a difference to the future of South Africa, through the education of children together with Bright Start, by providing 3 students with their school uniforms for the 2020 year. These 3 children have completed their junior school careers and will be moving on to their respective […]
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