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Homeowners Struggle to Sell Properties Amidst South Africa’s Economic Challenges

In the current economic climate, South African homeowners find it increasingly difficult to sell their properties. A combination of high…

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A summary of the administration process of deceased estates

Losing a loved one is undeniably one of life’s most challenging experiences. Amidst the emotional turmoil, there’s a practical aspect…

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Asset-for-Share Transfers

Asset-for-Share Transfers: The Basics An asset-for-share transaction, as articulated in section 42 of the Income Tax Act, Act 58 of…

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Navigating the Divorce Process in South Africa: A Step-by-Step Guide

Navigating the Divorce Process in South Africa: A Step-by-Step Guide Divorce is a significant life-changing event that necessitates a structured…

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Enforcing Property Sale Contracts

*  This blog is for information purposes only and should not be viewed as legal advice offered by Burden Swart…

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IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS WHEN BUYING A HOME IN A SECTIONAL TITLE SCHEME WITHIN SOUTH AFRICA

Buying a sectional title property in South Africa involves a unique set of considerations, as specific laws and regulations govern…

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CANCELLATION OF MAINTENANCE ORDERS IN SOUTH AFRICA. INSIGHT INTO THE REGULATION AND PROCESS.

Divorce involving minor children in South Africa is governed by the Children’s Act of 2005. When a married couple with…

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Electronic Signatures & the Alienation of Land Act

Being in the 21st century, a frequently asked question is whether electronic signatures are acceptable during the sale of an…

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Explaining the Estate Administration process

The family of a deceased are often confronted with the reality of having to wind up a deceased’s estate after…

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DEFINING ‘GOING CONCERNS’ RELATING TO CONVEYANCING

In the context of conveyancing, a going concern refers to an operational business or property and is, at the time…

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NEW LANDMARK JUDGEMENT AFFECTS ASSET DIVISION IN A DIVORCE

ARE YOU MARRIED OUT OF COMMUNITY OF PROPERTY WITHOUT THE ACCRUAL AND ARE CONTEMPLATING A DIVORCE? THIS NEW LANDMARK JUDGMENT…

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SUSPENSIVE CONDITIONS IN THE SALE OF A PROPERTY

Checking and understanding the offer to purchase is critical in the sale of a property. It protects your interests, ensures…

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