Good dayI'm the executor of my late moth...

Asked by Mandisa on 25-02-2021 10:37:24
Question posted in the Property Law category relating to Gauteng

Good day

I'm the executor of my late mother's estate. The estate has paid off the Standard Bank home loans (2) however we are yet to acquire the title deeds or occupancy.

I was under the impression that once the home loans associated with bonds were repayed, you owned the house not the bank.

Should the agent assisting me have cancelled the two bonds inorder to retain the title deeds?

What are my current options for obtain the properties ( Jhb & Pta ) ?

Answer to the Question

Posted by Att. Patrick on 27-02-2021 20:33:50

Hi there,

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Once the home loan has been settled, the bank needs to cancel the bond which is registered over the property. Once the bond has been cancelled, then the bank MUST give you the title deeds. 

What are my current options for obtain the properties ( Jhb & Pta )? --> Ask the bank to instruct its attorneys to cancel the mortgage bonds and give you the title deeds. 

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