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Selling your property or looking to sell?

Want to avoid delays in the transfer process?

Want to receive proceeds from the sale without delay?

Appoint us as your trusted property professionals to have your property primed and ready for transfer before you sell. DVH UPFRONT reduces overall transfer time resulting in reduction in ownership costs and earlier receipt of proceeds compared to the traditional process.

ABOUT DVH UPFRONT

The time that your property is on the market for sale is a constant. Instead of wasting this time DVH UPFRONT makes use of and maximises this time period to prepare your property for transfer.

Save time and money by allowing us to manage, assess and address issues relating to the sale of your property UPFRONT. The result is that when you sell, your property will be substantially ready for transfer and those aspects which can become tedious and time-consuming during the transfer process will already have been dealt with UPFRONT.

The result is that you will avoid delays in your transfer process and you will save money in the form of interest on your home loan and ownership costs including rates, taxes and levies which you would be liable for during a more lengthy property transfer.

COMPARE THE TRADITIONAL PROCESS TO THE DVH UPFRONT PROCESS

BRIEF LOOK AT OUR SERVICES

  1. SOUND LEGAL ADVICE

Perusal of mandates and agreements of sale.

  • Ensure the terms of the agreements are commercially viable and drafted correctly to protect your interests.
  • Legal advice and guidance on related legal principles such as capital gains tax, voetstoots and disclosure obligations.
  1. COUNCIL QUERIES INCLUDING BUILDING PLANS

Avoid the number one delay to transfers by ensuring municipal accounts are in order.

  • We resolve council queries including loading meter readings, installation of new meters, linking of meters, opening of council accounts and linking refuse and sewerage charges.
  • We assist in obtaining copies of existing building plans.
  1. PREPARATION FOR TRANSFER

Ensure all documents are ready and any errors that cause delay are identified before you sell.

  • Preparing power of attorneys and resolutions prior to sale.
  • Perusing title deed to identify any title restrictions, interdicts and possible previous errors.
  • Serving notice for bond cancellation to avoid interest penalties.
  • Collection of relevant compliance certificates.
  1. ESTATE LATE

Avoid delay and unenforceable agreements.

  • Reporting and preparing Late Estates.
  • Obtaining required authority to sell and heirs’ consent.
  1. LEGAL ENTITIES

Ensure all legal requirements are complied with.

  • Ensuring the person who represents the legal entities have capacity and are the legal entities are not de-registered.
  • Ensuring compliance with trust deeds, Companies Act and the requirements of the Master of the High Court.
  1. WE COME TO YOU

Documents signed at your home or offices at your convenience.

SERVICES INCLUDED IN DVH UPFRONT

We offer a fully comprehensive service catering for all your needs. It will help save you time and money by expediting the transfer and avoiding potential delays. For a full detailed breakdown of the comprehensive services offered in terms of our Peace of Mind Package (R565-00 excluding VAT) click on the below link.

The service caters for the major pitfalls and delays that are commonly encountered during the transfer process as well as the most technical and time-consuming issues that require resolution in order to ensure transfer. This will give you the peace of mind that the potential delays to a transfer are avoided.

    Ensure that the terms of the mandate are commercially reasonable and that your risk and exposure is limited.
    Ensure that the terms of the agreement are commercially reasonable and protect you and allows for enforcement of your rights. **Includes one review and comments.
    Affords the best protection to you. We advise the use of our agreement as it updated regularly according to practical and legal requirements.
    Ensure that the terms of the offer are acceptable and identify potential loopholes before you sign which may lead to invalidity of the agreement.
    Find out if the bond grant is conditional upon fulfillment of any additional condition that is not agreed to in the agreement that may prevent transfer.
    *Within City of Tshwane, City of Johannesburg and Mogale City municipalities. **All council work inclusive in a package is limited to 3 hours per query and thereafter charge of R500.00 per hour.
    Avoid the number one delay to transfers by ensuring the council may issue clearance figures timeously.
    Avoid the number one delay to transfers by ensuring the council may issue clearance figures timeously.
    Avoid the number one delay to transfers by ensuring the council may issue clearance figures timeously.
    Avoid the number one delay to transfers by ensuring the council may issue clearance figures timeously. **Excludes council fees for installation of meters.
    Avoid the number one delay to transfers by ensuring the council may issue clearance figures timeously.
    Avoid the number one delay to transfers by ensuring the council may issue clearance figures timeously. **Excludes council fees for installation of meters.
    Avoid the number one delay to transfers by ensuring the council may issue clearance figures timeously.
    Avoid the number one delay to transfers by ensuring the council may issue clearance figures timeously.
    The financial institutions which grant bonds may require that building plans are available. Obtain a copy of the same from the council prior to transfer to avoid delays and determine prima facie validity of building plans. **Excludes council's printing disbursements.
    The financial institutions which grant bonds may require that an occupancy certificate be available. Obtain a copy of the same from the council prior to transfer to avoid any delays and determine validity of occupancy certificate.
    Identify potential delays prior to transfer.
    Identify potential delays prior to transfer.
    Identify potential delays prior to transfer. **Excludes payment of judgment debt and legal fees of judgment debtor's attorneys.
    Identify potential delays prior to transfer.
    Identify potential delays prior to transfer.
    Avoid interest penalties from bank and ensure title deed is available. If Title Deed or Bond is missing it can result in delays to the transfer process.
  • Property Type

  • Natural Persons

    Obtaining this prior to transfer avoids delays and speeds up the transfer process.
    Signing at your convenience. Speeds up transfer time and avoids having to sign transfer documents during the process.
    Avoid potential invalid agreements and personal liability.
    Verify marital status to verify validity of agreement and avoid delay in drafting of documents.
    Confirmation of divorce required for Deeds Office and if not available the same must be obtained to avoid any delay in the transfer process. Settlement agreement may also prevent transfer of the property and it is important to verify that there is no restriction in terms of the settlement agreement to transfer the property that may result in personal liability. **Within Pretoria and Johannesburg region.
  • Company and close corporation

    Ensure that the company/close corporation and person acting on behalf of the legal entity is duly authorized to sell to avoid any personal liability and invalidity of the agreement.
    Ensure that the company/close corporation and person acting on behalf of the legal entity is duly authorized to sell to avoid any personal liability and invalidity of the agreement.
  • Trust

    Ensure that trustees acting on behalf of the trust are capable of selling to avoid any personal liability and invalidity of the agreement.
    Ensure that trustees acting on behalf of the trust are capable of selling to avoid any personal liability and invalidity of the agreement.
    Ensure that trustees acting on behalf of the trust are capable of selling to avoid any personal liability and invalidity of the agreement.
  • Estate Late

    Ensure that there is authority to sell the property prior to concluding an agreement which may result in personal liability and in an invalid agreement. **Excludes consultation time charged at R750-00 per hour.
    Ensure that there is authority to sell the property prior to concluding an agreement which may result in personal liability and in an invalid agreement.
  • Minors (owners younger than 18 years)

    Avoid committing to an agreement which you cannot give effect to resulting in personal liability.
    Avoid committing to an agreement which you cannot give effect to resulting in personal liability.
    Collect copy of compliance certificates Have the certificates on file prior to registration of transfer in order to avoid any delay with contractors during the transfer process, including any repairs required for the same to be issued.
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