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Real Growth in Metro Areas

23 Jan 2014

According to Francois Venter, director at Jawitz Properties, the metropolitan areas are likely to see real property price growth compared to rural and coastal areas.

Priced at R1.675 million, this three bedroom home in Wellington has picturesque views of the Boland mountains and vineyards, an open plan living area with beautiful wooden floors and a fireplace. Click here to view.

Well priced properties in the metro areas will sell fairly quickly, whereas in rural and coastal areas the time it takes to sell a property is much longer.

“The weak Rand will continue to put pressure on inflation which will in turn impact on prices across the board and particularly on food and petrol, making affordability an issue for some,” he says.

However, he says interest rates wer...

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NewDERebusAug13Read the latest issue of De Rebus Attorney’s Journal

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Risk Alert Feb 2013

First a conveyancing scam alert

warninglogo5Bad news! After going quiet for a short time, the scamsters are now back and operating in various jurisdictions.

Please warn your conveyancing staff not to allow the seller to change the details of the bank into which the proceeds of the sale must be paid. If the seller insists for a valid reason, then s/he must provide you with written instructions AND proof that the new bank account is hers/his.

Where the property sold belongs to a married couple or more than one owner, then instructions MUST be obtained from both the joint owners. Too often we have the situation where the conveyancer assumes that the husband/wife will agree with his/ her spouse’s instructions. This is very often NOT the case! For the full article please click on the source link below:

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Why you should invest in property

Investing in property is one of the ways to make money, and commercial property is said to be offering good returns. 

“These fundamental differences between property and other asset investments are often not acknowledged by commentators and analysts.” In particular, he says, these people tend to overlook the huge advantage of being able to gear a property investment, thereby effectively maximising the investor’s return on equity.

Surprisingly, says Jason Lee, Rawson Commercial National Manager, the “obvious” advantages of investing in property are often not fully understood or appreciated by many people, even though they may have been highly successful in other fields. 

He says the simple fact that most of us live and work in buildings, one would think would give us a basic under...

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Justice Minister Jeff Radebe announced that the Legal Practice Bill has been tabled in Parliament after it was certified by the Chief State Law Adviser. He said the Bill is a milestone in the history of the profession. It opens doors of access to the profession and guarantees accessible legal services, by creating a framework for the determination of reasonable and affordable fees.

According to a recent press release:

The Law Society has welcomed the Legal Practice Bill and commits to engaging in discussions with other stakeholders The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) welcomes the publication of the long-awaited Legal Practice Bill...

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Holiday Season Office Hours

Season’s Greetings from Louwrens Coetzer and Partners

Wishing you a happy and safe holiday!

Our office will be closed for the holidays:

Wednesday, Dec 21th, 2011 – and will reopen @ 8:00 AM on Wednesday, January 4th, 2011

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Mission Statement

Our Mission

Louwrens Coetzer and Partners is a family owned law practice that strives to achieve results that exceed expectations through Our Commitment to Our Clients by

  • Adding maximum value to their transactions.
  • Being accessible, efficient, responsive and knowledgeable.
  • Our Commitment to Our Communities Providing extensive and worthy pro bono and public service.
  • Promoting active involvement and leadership on the part of our firm and ourselves.
  • Building an enriching environment through diversity and teamwork.
  • Assuring career opportunities by sustaining growth and financial strength.
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Congrats Zancha!! LLB in the bag

We just wanted to take a moment to congratulate Zancha on earning her LLB degree. Zancha, you must be so proud of yourself. School is always such a huge commitment. It can be a full time job in itself! But you proved that you were more than equal to the task.
We know this is a very exciting time for you, full of new opportunities. We hope you’ll make the most of your new degree and welcome you as a partner to the business.

P.S.  Don’t forget to do something special to celebrate this fabulous achievement!



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