Green features help to sell homes

21 Apr 2015 More and more home buyers in today’s property market are becoming interested in homes that offer green elements.   More and more home buyers in today’s property market are becoming interested in homes that offer green elements, and there are a great deal of green products available …

Effect of death of an heir

It often occurs that an heir of a deceased testator dies before or after the death of a testator, who died testate or intestate. The question begging an answer is what effect does the death have on the devolution of the inheritance of immovable property bequeathed or inherited by such …

Reporting the estate of a deceased person

A deceased estate comes into existence when a person dies and leaves property and/or a document that is a will or is intended as a will. The estate must then be administered and distributed, either in accordance with the deceased’s will or, if the deceased did not leave a will, …

Destruction of a scheme

29 September 2011 Section 48 of the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986 (the “Act”) provides inter alia that the owners may by unanimous resolution agree to the destruction of the building, comprising a sectional title scheme. Section 49 of the Act, furthermore, provides that where the owners may also by unanimous resolution resolve …