Good dayWhat do I need to put a house de...

Asked by irenev on 22-07-2021 09:05:08
Question posted in the Property Law category relating to Gauteng

Good day

What do I need to put a house deed in someone else name? My grandmother want to give her house to my uncle so we only need to change the name on the house deed, will a copy of the original house papers work or must it be the original papers? And what do we need and where do we go to start?

Answer to the Question

Posted by Att. Patrick on 23-07-2021 13:48:27

Hi there,

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You will need to draw up a Sale Agreement between your grandmother (as the seller) and your uncle (as the purchaser) in terms whereof he buys the house from your grandmother. 

Then, you will need to find a conveyancing attorney (who will give you a discount on the normal fees) who will actually transfer the property at the Deed's Office. 

You will need the ORIGINAL papers for the house, or you'll need to apply at the Deed's Office for a copy to be issued... but the conveyancer can assist with this.

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