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Do you pay transfer fees when buying a house?

Yes, the buyer is responsible for paying transfer fees, although the conveyancing attorney who conducts the process is appointed by the seller.

You will have to pay a fee to the attorney, and a taxc to SARS known as transfer duty. However, transfer duty is only payable on properties above R1 million in value.

Determine what you will pay in transfer costs using our Transfer Cost Calculator.

Get prequalified to determine what you can afford on a home loan. You can get prequalied by contacting an expert at ooba Home Loans or by using our free, online tool, the Bond Indicator.

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