Property law specialists in South Africa, leaders in conveyancing and fixed property instalment sales

“I am Bert Smith, and I’d like to tell you why you should give serious consideration to using Bert Smith Incorporated for all your property deals.”

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A team you can trust to deliver on its promise

“It’s how you finish”

We have the legal expertise to make things happen

Friendly & proficient

A service few others can match

20 years of experience

Bert Smith Inc. has become a formidable role player in the property industry, thanks to almost two decades of outstanding services and quality work ethic. From our offices in Pretoria and Centurion, we handle an extensive client base across South Africa, working with estate agents, developers, individual buyers and sellers as well as major banking institutions.

Signed, sealed and sorted!

This is the excellent service you can expect from Bert Smith Inc. Every transaction proceeds with maximum speed and efficiency because we have the expertise and can provide the solutions to every challenge. What’s more, we come to you. Our attorneys travel to clients’ premises to ensure their utmost convenience.

Specialising in many areas

We handle a wide range of legal matters in the property industry, from general conveyancing to specialised agreements for residential and commercial. Our services include opening of township registers, sectional title schemes, registration of servitudes, bond registration, sub-divisions of land, instalment sales and more. Our diverse expertise ensures the best professional advice to serve your needs.

Fixed property instalment sales

Bert Smith Inc is one of the very few South African law firms that specialise in compliant legal property instalment sales. We enable first time buyers who can’t raise traditional bond finance to purchase the fixed property of their dreams using this innovative legal strategy. We have helped hundreds of people start on the path to property ownership. Read more

“For 20 years I have always believed that simple solutions often work best. We are very good at finding solutions for challenges and ensuring that every property buyer and seller gets the best possible outcome.”



  • Legal specialists in all aspects of property development
  • Strategic planning & implementation of fixed property instalment sales agreements
  • Drafting of agreements of sale
  • Opening of Townships
  • Registration of Sectional Title Registers
  • Registration of usufructs, praedial & personal servitudes
  • Bond registration and cancellations
  • Notarial securities
  • Subdivision of Land
  • General conveyancing


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