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WATER LICENCES

Water licences are issued in accordance with the Natural Resources Management Act 2004 and they provide an entitlement to the holder to source a total annual allocation of water from resources that are specified in the license. When purchasing a property that has a bore, well or pumps water from a river, you need to…

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WHAT ARE EASEMENTS AND HOW DO THEY AFFECT ME?

What is an easement? An Easement is a right to use a part of land belonging to someone else, for a specific purpose. Easements are usually but not always registered on your Certificate of Title. If the easement is registered, the details about the nature of the easement and where it’s located will be shown on the…

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UNAPPROVED ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS

Have those Alterations AND Additions to the Property been Approved? You have put in an offer for a house and have been given all the information about the property by the agent. Or have you? Has that rumpus room been approved by council and does it comply with the building code. There is nothing detailed in…

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BUSINESS SYSTEMS & PROCEDURES

Every business should have systems in place and procedure manuals to follow. Without these you are really flying blind and efficiency will be at a minimum. In a conveyancing/legal practice this could be very expensive in both time and money and of course time is money to any business in a service industry. The following…

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WHAT DO I NEED WHEN BUYING OR SELLING A BUSINESS IN SA?

BUYING OR SELLING A BUSINESS IN SA Buying or selling a business in SA is a very different process to buying and purchasing property.  Your conveyancer can help minimise your risk by making sure you have taken into consideration all the necessary factors and steps that will be required for the transaction. The following are…

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