Whether you are buying or selling you will more than likely require the services of a legal practitioner to handle conveyancing, which is the transfer of ownership process, occurring at settlement. At this point, the remaining balance owed on the property is paid and the property becomes yours.
It must be established that the vendor of the property in question is in fact the legal owner. This involves a title search, which is part of the conveyancing process that authenticates the transfer of ownership.
The practitioner will also handle tasks, such as checking the Section 32 which contains all the essential details regarding the property, and also checking the contract of sale.
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