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Real Estate

Real estate, South Africa

The real estate department at Eversheds Sutherland assists individuals, companies and juristic entities with property related legal advice. As experienced conveyancers and notaries we understand the complications that can arise when transferring immovable property and are equipped to safeguard your legal interests. Our team stays abreast of all legislative changes and are continuously refining their skills to offer tailored made solutions to your unique problems.

We work closely with buyers and sellers, government bodies and municipalities to ensure seamless coordination between all parties. For sectional titles we strive to build lasting rapport with the body corporates and homeowner’s associations as we have found this contributes to efficient transfers.

With effective communication, steadfast professional relationships and our legal knowledge offered at cost-effective rates, we are equipped to guide you to the most successful real estate outcomes.

Our team has specialities in the following areas:

  • registration of conventional & sectional title property ownership transfers (residential and commercial)
  • residential & commercial mortgage bonds
  • share block conversion transactions
  • various conveyancing related applications
  • consents and endorsements (for example legal entity conversions),
  • changes of name, replacement of lost title deed applications etcetera)
  • subdivision and consolidation transfers
  • legal entity restructure transactions
  • divorce transfers and endorsements
  • deceased estate transfers
  • notarial bonds; notarial deeds; and notarial leases
  • notarial authentication of documents
  • registration of transactions in all Deeds Offices in South Africa
  • property due diligence investigations
  • opening of sectional title registers and freehold township developments,
  • drafting property related preliminary and ancillary documents

If you would like any further information or need advice on property transfers and notarial services, please contact our legal team.