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South African law recognises two marriage systems, civil marriages and customary marriages.
It is commonly, and incorrectly, believed that couples, whether heterosexual or same-sex, living together for a long period of time results in a common law marriage, thus giving each spouse the equal protection of the law. South African law does not give automatic rights to partners in a cohabitation relationship.
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Buying a home is the biggest financial commitment that most people will make in their lifetime. Wouldn’t it be lovely if the price tag on your new home was all you had to pay?
In reality, there are several hidden and not-so-hidden costs associated with buying property. It is worth planning for these in advance of transfer so that you can be sure you have the funds in place.
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