REJ - June 2021

Digital signatures – Latest case law concerning sale of land – 15 June 2021

Never before in our country’s history, have we seen a concerted effort in the property industry as we did, during levels 5 and 4 of lockdown, for estate agents; attorneys; sellers and purchasers to find “alternative methods” to sign sale agreements for land, when they had no access to printers and could not meet face to face as we are all accustomed to…

Sectional Schemes: When old and new rules clash – 1 June 2021

Royal Palm Body Corporate v Vahlati Investments (Pty) Ltd and Another (7214/2020P) [2021] ZAKZPHC 28 (1 June 2021)

When the Sectional Title Schemes Management Act came into force in 2016, it changed large parts of the existing Sectional Titles Act. It brought with it, amongst other things, new sets of rules that apply to schemes…