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

“At Bert Smith Inc, we answer all your questions on legal problems about buying or selling a house. Talk to us.”

BERT SMITH

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B-BBEE

Certified Level 2 B-BBEE Contributor

1997

Founded as a proud service to South Africa

SIGNED SEALED SORTED

A team you can trust to deliver on its promise

“It’s how you finish”

We have the legal expertise to get the right outcome for you

Friendly & proficient

The personal help and advice you need most 

20 years of experience

For more than two decades, Bert Smith Inc. has delivered outstanding property legal services. We handle an extensive client base across South Africa, working with estate agents, developers, individuals and major banks. We specialise in residential and commercial transactions, including township registers, sectional title schemes, registration of servitudes, bond registration, sub-divisions and more.

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 diverse expertise and can provide solutions to every challenge. What’s more, we come to you. Our attorneys and conveyancers travel to clients’ premises to ensure their utmost convenience. 

A solution for every problem

Bert Smith Inc. has handled every possible problem you could encounter in buying or selling a property. We believe home ownership is the foundation of prosperity for all, and we are deeply committed to helping all South Africans buy or sell their properties successfully, without legal pitfalls. We offer a personal, affordable and professional service to solve your property problems.    

Fixed property instalment sales

Bert Smith Inc is one of the very few South African law firms that specialises 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

Accolades

  • Tenacious effort

    You need a medal to keep track of this. Well done on your tenacity.

    Ian Todd
  • Ons  waardeer  dit opreg

    Baie dankie  vir julle goeie diens en vriendelike hulp tydens die  verkoop van my eindom.

    Mev Johnson
  • Great service

    You were very helpful and kept us updated all the time. We appreciate the great service.

    Mr & Mrs Ramukhuvhathi
  • Perfek  so

    Dankie vir wat jy, Bert en Sonja reeds vermag het. Word waardeer.

    Cynthia
  • Vriendelike  ondersteuning

    Graag bedank ek u vir die professionele, ondersteunende en vriendelike wyse waarop u Firma die betrokke transaksie hanteer en afgehandel het.

    NJG & BB vd Westhuizen
  • Title deed

    Thank you for having made it easy for us to get my mom’s title deed.

    Godfrey Legodi
  • Wow, wow, wow! You rock

    Wow, I expected late this week, but wow! Many, many, many thanks for everything.

    Jaquiline Scholtz

“There is always a solution, and it’s usually simpler than you think. Ask us how and we’ll gladly give you some advice on solving your property sale or purchase headaches.”

BERT SMITH

HOW WE CAN HELP YOU:

  • Transfer of fixed property
  • Bond registrations and cancellations
  • General conveyancing
  • Registration of mortgage bonds on half of 4 major banks
  • Registration of personal bonds & sureties
  • Legal specialists in all aspects of property development
  • Subdivision of land
  • Property development facilitation & management
  • Fixed property instalment sale agreements
  • Drafting of agreements of sale
  • Opening of Township Register
  • Servitudes
  • Registration of Sectional Title Register
  • Registration of usufructs, praedial & personal servitudes
  • Notarial securities & agreements
  • Assessing land claim entitlement

YOUR QUESTIONS  ANSWERED:

This all depends on the marital contract you both signed when you got married. Let’s take a look at the various marriage contracts and how it affects the sale of the property. In Community of Property means that no matter whether the house was bought before marriage or whose name it’s in it, once the…

Both the seller and the buyer have certain responsibilities and obligations that they need to address during a property transaction before the property can change ownership. And both parties should prepare financially before they either selling or buying a property because there are extra costs, legally and otherwise, on both sides. The buyer is responsible…

TALK TO US!
Do you have a legal question about selling or buying your property? Talk to a subject expert. We will assist you with a free 30-minute telephone consultation. Contact our team now.

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