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Stumbling blocks to winding up deceased estates

25 March 2022,  Theresa Tannous

Angélique Visser, national councillor at Fisa, explains the so-called ‘three Ps’ that can delay the winding up of a deceased estate

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More rights for life partners, but it still pays to protect yourself

23 February 2022,  Theresa Tannous

The Constitutional Court has ordered parliament to amend two laws to recognise the right of a surviving life partner in any relationship to inherit and claim maintenance after the other partner dies.

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The when, what and how of estate agent commission

12 October 2021

We’ve put our house in the market and have an estate agent that is helping us sell our property. However, we have also told our friends that we are selling should anyone know of an interested buyer. But what happens if we get a buyer independent from our estate agent? Must we still pay agent’s commission?

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Level 2 Regulations Tougher on Evictions

25 August 2020,  Arno CrousLefevré Joubert

In addition to elaborating on the conditions in terms of which restrictions on economic and other activity under Covid-19 lockdown level two may be relaxed, the new disaster management regulations list factors to be considered by a court when determining whether to ‘suspend or stay’ an eviction or demolition order until the end of the State of Disaster.

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ESTATE AGENTS READY TO OPEN DOORS?

26 May 2020,  Madeleine GoldieSalomé van Wyk

From the looks of it, the property industry will be able to function under level 3 of the lockdown period

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Buying vs Renting?

16 March 2020,  Madeleine Goldie

It is an excellent time to buy your own home with plenty of stock, a reduced interest rate and record-high home loan approvals

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