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Marriage Contracts

When you are signing your marriage contract, the last thing you are thinking about is divorce. Unfortunately statistics show that more than 50% of marriages end in divorce. This just shows how vital it is to have a marriage contract (or antinuptial contract is it is referred to). When you get married you build up assets in this partnership. If your marriage ends up in divorce, the marria...

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Deedsweb, the true state of the South African Deeds Office

Those who have ever tried deedsweb, the official portal of the South African Deeds Office will know how shocking it truly it. The website has hardly been updated the past 15 years, it is completely user unfriendly and makes it extremely difficult for the end user for find any information whatsoever. This is the main reason why deedsinfo is in existence. Now, at least the South Afric...

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Deeds Office increase their prices again

The Deeds Office are almost like Eskom, increasing their prices but providing the same mediocre service we have become accustomed to the past few years. With ailing systems, incompetent government officials and no clue about what customer service is, the Deeds Office is taking the South African public for a ride. They have recently increased their fees but have not provided us with any b...

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Why is it important for a home owner to have a copy of the Title Deed

Why should a home owner have a copy of the Title Deed or why should a home buyer take a look at the Title Deed before buying a property? These are quite valid questions being asked by our customers all the time. It is of critical importance to have a copy of the Title Deed (usually called a Deed of Transfer) to ensure you know exactly what restrictions there are on a property. Imagine yo...

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How to get Deeds Registry Information

The Deeds Office is responsible for the registration, management and maintenance of the property registry of South Africa. It also keeps copies of ante nuptial (marriage) contracts. You can get information from the deeds registry on the following: the registered owner of a property the conditions affecting such property interdicts and contracts in...

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Cape Town Archives in Shocking State

According to a recent article published on www.archivalplatform.org, the current state of the archives at the Cape Town Deeds Office is shocking. No wonder, we sometimes have to wait 2 - 3 months for a historic document to be delivered from the Cape Town Deeds Office. Luckily this only happens to one in...

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Priority Searches Released

We are alway striving to give our customers the best service we can. We have grown so much in the past 2 years that our customers are experiencing slightly longer turnaround times. Sometimes it is crucial to get information as quickly as possible. This is the exact reason why we have introduced priority searches. For a small additional fee, we will move your search request to the front o...

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Trying to find out who owns a house all I have is an address?

No problem. Most of the time this is all we need. If we need more info we will get in touch and ask for more info. In the past it was nearly impossible to get this information without physically going to the Deeds Office or asking an attorney or estate agent to help you. Now you can easily request this type of info from deedsinfo.co.za...

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How to find out who owns a property

Have you ever wondered who owns a property or where this info can be obtained? Previously you had to ask an estate agent or attorney for this information. Now you can use deedsinfo.co.za to get this info easily and hassle free. We can tell you who owns the property, what they paid for it, whether there is a bond registered aga...

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CIPC Reinstatement Search

Is your company de-registered from CIPC (Department of Trade & Industry). A lot of companies have a status of deregistration final due to not complying with the new regulations from the CIPC. Previously a letter from the Deeds Office stating that the company does not own any immovable property was required. New regulations require a search ag...

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