How to make an offer on a home

You have found your dream home, and now you want to sign on the dotted line to make it your own. “Remember that an Offer to Purchase (OTP) is legally binding, so only offer what you can afford. Make sure everything else is in order and soon you’ll be holding the keys to your new […]

What is the title deed and why is it so important?

The property market was brought to a standstill with the Deeds Office closure last year, but many might fail to understand why. For clarity, one first needs to understand that the title deed is a document that proves legal ownership of a property in South Africa – and the Deeds Office is where copies of […]