South Africa, the transfer of ownership in fixed property, the
registration of mortgage bonds and the cancellation of mortgage bonds
are all effected in the Office of the Registrar of Deeds.
various Deeds Offices are situated throughout South Africa, and the
Deeds Office servicing Kwa-Zulu Natal is situated in Pietermaritzburg.
means that all transfers of ownership in fixed property, situated
anywhere in Kwa-Zulu Natal, are effected in the Deeds Office in
Pietermaritzburg. Only qualified Conveyancers may appear before the
Registrar of Deeds to effect such transfers of ownership and hence
there are a number of Law firms in Pietermaritzburg who have
specialised Agency Conveyancing Departments. These departments receive
instructions from Attorney Agents in the other centres, such as Durban,
Empangeni and Newcastle, to transfer the ownership of the properties
which have been bought and sold in the other centres.
to the latest statistics E.R. Browne Incorporated is the largest Agency
Conveyancing firm in SOUTH AFRICA.
firm has achieved this prominence by offering excellent technical
service to those Attorneys and Conveyancers from the other centres in
Kwa-Zulu Natal, which it serves.