Commercial Sale & Lease Contracts Course

Commercial Sale & Lease Contracts CPD Course

Once you have completed this 30-day course, you will be able to read and compile a Commercial Sale & Lease Contract and know what clauses are inserted to protect both the seller and the buyer. The video is presented by renowned conveyancing and litigation attorneys, Meumann & White, property and commission litigation experts.

Commercial Sale & Lease Contracts

The course is presented in a 40-minute video by Meumann White Attorneys, C&I sale and lease agreements, and property litigation experts.  Once completed, you will have good knowledge of the C&I contractual industry.  Some of the topics covered include:

  • The differences between residential and commercial sales contracts
  • Business sale agreements
  • Purchasing a property through an entity
  • Tax benefits
  • Zero-rated transactions
  • Indemnification clauses
  • Business lease agreement

This course, beneficial for buyers and sellers in the commercial space, is also helpful for an intern, full status and principal property practitioners.  A short, concise course taking you through every aspect of both business sales and lease agreements.

To buy this 30-day skill-enhancing Commercial Sale & Lease Contracts course, please click the “Take this Course” button and get started on your real estate journey!

Residential Lease Agreement Course

Residential Lease Agreement Course

All property practitioners must understand how to construct a lease agreement to protect both the landlord and the tenant.  A good lease agreement will lessen the landlord’s risk should a tenant not vacate when required.

Misconceptions also occur with Sectional Title leases, where Body Corporates believe that they have more power than is regulated.  For example, short-term rentals such as Airbnb confuse the marketplace, and this course will explain how various confusions can be avoided.

Residential Lease Agreement Course

This short online course takes you past just presenting a lease agreement; it is packed with expertise and discusses common mistakes made by stakeholder where all aspects of a contract are not fully apparent at the outset.  Some of the topics covered include:

  • Airbnb short term leases
  • Tenant evictions
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Prevention of Illegal and Unlawful Evictions Act
  • Rental Housing Act

Please take this opportunity to listen to David Campbell explain the pitfalls that have come across his desk where landlords have not been adequately protected in a lease agreement.

This course is ideal for:

  • Principal Property Practitioners to use as a basis for staff training
  • Interns and full status property practitioners
  • Property practitioners in other fields in the industry and
  • Buyers & Sellers in the marketplace will have a clear understanding of what clauses must be in their purchase and lease contracts.

To buy this 10-day skill-enhancing Residential Lease Agreement course, please click the “Take this Course” button and get started on your real estate journey!

Residential Sale Agreement Course

Residential Sale Agreement Course

Once you have completed this 30-day course, you will be able to read and compile a residential sale agreement and know what clauses are inserted to protect both the seller and the buyer. The video is presented by renowned conveyancing and litigation attorneys, Meumann & White, property and commission litigation experts.

Residential Sale Agreement Course

This short online course takes you past just presenting a sale agreement; it is packed with expertise and discusses common mistakes made by stakeholders where aspects of a contract are not fully apparent at the outset.  Some of the topics covered include:

  • Sectional Title & Freehold
  • Deceased Estates
  • Purchasing on behalf of an entity to be formed
  • Alienation of Land cooling-off clause
  • Foreign resident
  • Agricultural land
  • Electronic signatures
  • Sale of buyers property

An essential part of the sale agreement, which is often unclear, is the occupation date.  Listen to David Campbell explain the pitfalls that have come across his desk where this clause has been vague.

The Residential Sale Agreements course is ideal for:

  • Principal Property Practitioners to use as a basis for staff training
  • Interns entering the property arena
  • Full status practitioners who embrace knowledge will learn how to conclude a successful sale
  • Buyers & Sellers in the marketplace will have a clear understanding of what clauses must be in their purchase and sale contracts.

To buy this 30-day skill-enhancing Residential Sale Agreement course, please click the “Take this Course” button and get started on your real estate journey!

Introduction to Property Ownership Course: Part 2

Introduction to Property Ownership Course - Part 2

This 10-day course is a follow-on to Property Ownership Part 1.  It gives additional insight into the development of different types of ownerships, being Sectional Title, Share Block, Group Housing and Retirement Schemes.

Introduction to Property Ownership – Part 2

Whether you are a property practitioner, an investor or a developer, this short online course is designed to give you knowledge of how best to develop a scheme, what ownership will apply and then how to manage that type of ownership. We will discuss the following:

  • Property Development Schemes
  • Sectional Title Schemes
  • Management of Sectional Title Schemes
  • Retirement Schemes
  • Sale of units in Schemes

Each scheme has different objectives and different usages.  It is critical as a property developer that you understand at the outset the regulated legislation that is applied to a scheme both during the planning period and after the hand-over of the end product.

This course outlines all of the above for each different scheme type.

To buy this 10-day skill-enhancing Introduction to Property Ownership – Part 2 course, please click the “Take this Course” button and get started on your real estate journey!

Commercial Property Management Course

Commercial Property Management Course

Commercial property management involves a broad spectrum of duties and responsibilities to maximise returns for property owners.

How is this achieved? Our Commercial Property Management Course covers the full spectrum of commercial property management ensuring the management of the assets is aligned to the property owners’ objectives.  It includes the following:

  • Taking on the responsibility of managing the finances of the operation
  • Dealing with all legal requirements including litigation and contracts
  • Legislative compliance
  • Maintenance plans
  • Managing tenants and leases

It is the responsibility of the property manager to understand and use the best technology for the property he or she is managing.  This will enhance financial reporting, allow you to maximise rental revenues, and reduce operating costs.  Technology systems also capture and project safety procedures and maintenance plans.

To buy this 8-week skill-enhancing Commercial Property Management course, please click the “Take this Course” button and get started!

Introduction to Property Ownership Course: Part 1

Introduction to Property Ownership Course: Part 1

This 10-day course gives both the investor and the property practitioner hands-on knowledge enabling him/her to understand the benefits of purchasing in the right vehicle, so that the profitability of the investment is maximised.

Introduction to Property Ownership Course – Part 1

This short online course is carefully explained so that any Property Practitioner entering the industry will be able to easily grasp the content and apply it to his daily interaction with his clients. It covers the following topics:

  • Property Development Schemes
  • Sectional Title Schemes
  • Management of Sectional Title Schemes
  • Retirement Schemes
  • Sale of units in Schemes

It further goes on to discuss what each of these schemes entails, what a person buys when he buys into a scheme, the legal requirements in respect of a sale and what an investor must know when buying into a scheme.

Sectional Title Schemes are very popular in South Africa as they offer advantages to the owner such as security of title, shared costs and management.  You will understand how a Sectional Title Register is opened and the obligations of the owner of the property.  Retirement Schemes are in demand and a buyer must understand the full impact of purchasing into such a scheme.

To buy this 10-day skill-enhancing Introduction to Property Ownership Course – Part 1, please click the “Take this Course” button and get started on your real estate journey!

Introduction to Property Development Schemes Course

Introduction to Property Development Schemes Course

This 10-day course will give you a solid understanding of property development schemes.  It outlines the different categories and explains their usages which is useful to any person who is investing in or selling a property in South Africa.

Introduction to Property Development Schemes Course

Property Development Schemes is designed to ensure that you understand the intricacies of investing in a property.  Once you have completed this course you will have a clear understanding of:

  • Sectional Title
  • Freehold
  • Share Block
  • Housing Development for Retired Persons
  • Group Housing

As an investor, you must understand the different property development schemes that are offered on the market.  As a successful property practitioner you must be in a position where you can easily As a property investor or even a first-time home-buyer, you must understand the different schemes so that you invest astutely.

As a property practitioner, you must be able to explain the different development schemes to your buyers, and this course will ensure that you can do just that!

To buy this 10-day skill-enhancing Introduction to Property Development Schemes course, please click the “Take this Course” button.

Introduction to Land Use Controls Course

Introduction to Land Use Controls Course

Introduction to Land Use Controls Online Course

This 10-day course will give you a basic understanding of different land uses as contained in all South African Town Planning regulations, and how to change or adapt these uses to allow you to successfully develop a property.

Introduction to Land Use Control

Land Use Controls govern what a buyer or tenant can achieve on a property and what a seller can accrue for the property.   The course gives a thorough overview of:

  • Subdivisions
  • Special Consents
  • Rezoning Applications and Certificates
  • Removal of Restrictions from Title Deeds
  • Town Planning Schemes and Guides

Without this knowledge a Property Practitioner may sell or let a property, without realising the full value of the property should another usage be applied for.  This course explains the many steps that have to be taken to achieve the new usage.

Local town planning offices differ from area to area, all are governed by legislation and the various processes are regulated.  It is imperative that the Property Practitioner has a good understanding of these processes and can investigate different options on a particular erf, to achieve the best possible usage for that property.

To buy this 10-day skill-enhancing Introduction to Land Use Controls course, please click the “Take this Course” button.

Introduction to Mandates & Commissions Course

Introduction to Mandates & Commissions Course

Introduction to Mandates & Commissions Online Course

This 10-day course will enhance your knowledge giving you confidence in knowing that your commission is secure when you are listing a property.  You will be able to use the skills provided to professionally conclude a mandate wherein both you and your client understand how commission is earned and when it is paid.

Introduction to Mandates and Commissions

This short online course highlights not only mandate types but the services that the property practitioner must offer to his client to ensure a successful mandate. The mandate is the very start of the property transaction and it must set the pace for the way forward.  In this skill-enhancing course we cover:

  • Open Mandate
  • Sole Mandate
  • Exclusive Sole Mandate
  • Commissions
  • Client Services

It is a waste of the property practitioners time to conclude a mandate with a seller or landlord unless he or she is confident that the transaction will result in a sale or rental, and that the practitioner will be paid for the work he has performed, timeously.

Many practitioners do not understand the simplicity of this initial task in the property chain.  They spend a vast amount of time beating about the bush and not concluding a clear mandate.  A client must have full confidence in his appointed practitioner and this can only be achieved with professional communication.

To buy this 10-day skill-enhancing Introduction to Mandates and Commissions course, click the “Take this Course” button and get started!

Introduction to Trust Accounts & Fidelity Fund Course

Introduction to Trust Account & Fidelity Fund Online Course

Introduction to Trust Account & Fidelity Fund Online Course

This short 10-day course will take you through the basic understanding of what is required of the Property Practitioner by the Regulatory Authority when applying to become a real estate property practitioner and how to manage trust funds.

Our skill-enhancing online course carefully explains legislated requirements, so that any Property Practitioner entering the industry will be able to easily understand what the compliance factors surrounding both fidelity fund certificates and trust accounts.

The fidelity fund is insurance protecting the public against any misconduct he or she may encounter when concluding a property transaction with a real estate property practitioner. For this reason, it is regulated that all property practitioners must hold a valid current fidelity fund certificate, failing which they will not be allowed to trade.

Trust accounts are legislated by the Act, and all real estate firms must hold at least one trust account and adhere to the regulations surrounding trust accounts.  Non-compliance can result in a penalty and/or a jail sentence.

To buy this 10-day skill-enhancing Introduction to Trust Account & Fidelity Fund Online Course click “Take this Course” and get started on your real estate journey!