Not in an Indian family so we are short a doctor, but there are a couple of lawyers :laugh:
AFAIK there is no need for an affidavit or to have a will notarized in SA law. As long as the testator includes a clause revoking previous wills and signs every page in front of 2 witnesses, who may not...
I would not have the bank do it. They will take the maximum fees they legally can: 3.5% (and VAT) of the gross value of the estate and 6% (and VAT) of all income received after your death.
My dad died in 2016 and nominated his conveyancing attorney as executor. Max fees all the way, including...
Always Separate bond
Main reason is SARS.
You will pay tax on income from a second property. You can deduct interest paid on the bond of said property to reduce the income (which reduces the amount of taxes due). No deduction allowed for payments made towards your primary property’s bond...
This is a pretty standard clause in most wills I’ve seen or heard of.
It means that whatever the heirs have inherited according to the testament cannot be claimed in any way or form by their spouses regardless of the manner of the heir’s marriage. It is a way of protecting the legacy after it...
The non-franchised agencies have much more leeway in lowering their commission. Choose one of these (or at least one where the agent is also the principal of the agency) and negotiate a lower price due to a reduction in commission.
I agree with most of what you have said. Price is king and bad service should never be supported financially.
With that said...
I live in a small plattelandse dorpie by choice. Money spent locally at small business is money feeding the owners and paying their employees’ salaries - friends of...
Item: ASUS Transformer Book 2in1 T101H with sleeve for tablet
Age: 3 years old, used for 1
Condition: Very good
Do you include packaging: Yes. In original box
Reason for selling: Currently unused - replaced
Shipping: Yes on you...
They agreed to sell at 100k more than our offer and we are happy to give it.
It is gonna be a long wait to Monday to get it all in writing. Being from Germany the sellers want their attorney to go over the offer before they sign.