Organic Growth’s legal property expert Gerhard Faurie from Faurie Nel Inc has provided this valuable information on legal matters plus property transfer costs calculator.
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Bond and transfer costs calculator Calculate the attorneys costs for bond registration, and property transfer costs.
Eight vital considerations for Sellers Bank bond cancellation costs, your bond access facility, rates taxes and levies, capital gains tax, agents commission, electrical compliance certifications.
Practical for both sellers and buyers The flow of money when transfer takes place. We look at when to stop paying your bond, rates, electrical compliance certificates and occupation.
Capital Gains Tax on sale of your Immovable Property Don’t make your decisions on a guess, read this and know the truth.
Comparison Capital Gains Tax in repect of common ownership vehicles [PDF] Information tabulated for ease of reference.
CPA – Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 If you are a landlord this is a must read
Municipal Services Canceling and applications of municipal services.
The Seller’s final account [PDF]Use this table to calculate if you may have a shortfall when you sell. All the cancellation costs need to be looked at.
Comprehensive Estate Agent checklist This document looks at all the matters professional estateg agents need to consider when making a sale.
Conflicting Commissions Effective cause: Double commission and case law surrounding multiple agent commission claims
CC’s and their Contractual capacity
Deeds Office [PDF] We reveal the deep mysteries of the the deeds office with this workflow diagram
Tracking the Transfer [PDF] Keep track of the transfer process with this easy to read diagram
E C C the electrical Certificate of Compliance New regulations that effect sales
Electric Fence Compliance certificate ECC the regulations relating to your electrical fence installation
About tenant Fixtures and Fittings
Sectional Title General and Special Levies Know your rights concerning special levies imposed by body corporates
Sectional Title an update
Instalment Sales Instalment sale agreements explained
Rates and Taxes Who is liable? can the new purchaser be held liable for old arrears?
Property sold without its approved plans? Plans for Property Sold
Options The difference between Options and rights of first refusal explained.
Property Ownership Vehicles Ownership can be in companies, trusts, partnerships – this table explains the differences for the various options.
Quick Cost Calculator [PDF] Download this table as a quick reference of bond and property transfer costs
Restraints of Trade How does this effect estate agents?
A broad discussion on Subdivision of Land
Transfer Duty Window Period of exemption : this period has expired
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