Property attorneys are there to assist the client in all aspects pertaining to the sale or purchase of property. Their function is to ensure all legal aspects are adhered to and that the eventual sale is binding and beneficial to their client. Property laws in South Africa has changed a lot and continue to change. That is why the assistance of a property attorney is imperative, and often non optional, as they are considered specialists in their fields and some property related documents are required, by law, to be drawn up by a property attorney. Property attorneys can also assist where cases of fraud or mortgage fraud need to be investigated. In some instances a Conveyancer’s Certificate may be needed, which a type of search. This especially relevant where you wish to run a business from your property. The Conveyancer’s Certificate will confirm that you are not breaching any terms or rules related to your property or area around you in your business operations.