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Redvers Lee
Redvers Lee has been appointed by the Board of Directors of Venns as their new Chairperson with effect from 1 May 2018. Redvers joined the firm 35 years ago as a candidate attorney and has been an integral part of Venns ever since. Redvers’ speciality is conveyancing and such is his expertise, that he is...
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Vat increases to 15% from 1 April 2018- the first increase since 1993. Estate duty increases to 25 % for estates over R 30 million. Higher fuel levy: Increases by 52 cents per litre, allocated 30 cents for Road Accident Fund and 22 cents for general fuel levy. GOOD NEWS: offshore allocation for institutional investors...
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Buying and moving into your new home is one of the most important milestones in your life. It should be a happy occasion and not related to stress or debt. Late last year the Pretoria High Court dealt with a case concerning who is liable for municipal debts on a property. On the 29th August the...
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A new era in the ownership of agricultural land appears to be on the horizon. The government has long held the view that foreign ownership of land especially agricultural land should be strictly regulated. On Friday 17th March, the above-mentioned bill was published for comment, the period for comments will expire on 16th April. The...
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The transfer duty exemption value has been increased by 20%. The first R900 000.00 of the value of a property is now transfer duty free. Important to note is this applies only to property acquired from the 1st March 2017.
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With over 30 years in the industry, Redvers Lee has fine-tuned his technical conveyancing skills through experience. He has built himself a reputation as a problem-solver, particularly within the realm of intricate conveyancing transactions and township registers. Together with his very efficient team at Venns Attorneys – including former deeds office employees – his focus...
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Property Quo Vadis Never before has the old Chinese curse “may you live in interesting times” been more appropriate than in our country at present in the field of property and property development. The powers that be on the one hand want direct foreign investment and private investors to kick start the economy yet send out...
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Redvers is known for having more than a passing acquaintance with good wine. We broke tradition late one Friday afternoon and, over a glass of Meerlust Rubicon, Redvers told us more about his property and conveyancing practice … I walked to work from my flat in Pine Street when I first joined the firm. As...
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a new tax on development Municipal infrastructure and services in many towns and cities are crumbling, and failing to meet the demands of the consumers. We need only to remember the recent electricity blackouts… Rumour has it that the National Treasury is planning to introduce a “development charge” on new property developments across the country....
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Municipal infrastructure and services in many towns and cities are crumbling, and failing to meet the demands of the consumers. We need only to remember the recent electricity blackouts… Rumour has it that the National Treasury is planning to introduce a “development charge” on new property developments across the country. Under the new laws the...
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