like to introduce ourselves to you. SJ Hefferman Inc is situated
in Tijger Vallei Office Park, close to Silver Lakes Golf Estate,
in the East of Pretoria. Our offices are in the heart of all
the new developments in the East, which is a great advantage
to most of the developers, as well as residents in this area.
Our offices are easily accessible to the public and well equipped
to offer the necessary luxuries to our clients. Parking facilities
are reserved for our clients, thus simplifying their visits
to our offices.
Stephen John Hefferman, the Director of the firm, served his
articles at Routledges Incorporated (now Routledge-Modise
Incorporated), and was admitted as an Attorney in the High
Court of South Africa (Transvaal Provincial Division) on 25
November 1997. He was thereafter admitted as Conveyancer on
17 January 2005, and Notary on 22 September 2008, and has
since specialised solely in property law, and in this period
of time has established excellent ties with role players in
the property market i.e. Developers, Bond Originators and
Estate Agencies. He was previously a Director of Bloch Gross
and Associates Incorporated (established in 1949), a well-known
firm in Pretoria, where he headed the conveyancing department,
which included all aspects of conveyancing as well as bond
registrations for all the major banks of South Africa.
As from 1 December 2006, he commenced practise for his own
account, under the name and style of this firm.
The firm is currently registered with WebConvey and Korbitec
(Pty) Ltd, and we utilise the GhostConvey programme ensuring
constant efficient service to our clients and colleagues.
Mr Hefferman is duly assisted by a highly experienced conveyancing
typist, who has been fully trained in GhostConvey, WebConvey
as well as Lawyers Access Web.
The firm furthermore currently serves on conveyancing panels
and has access to Absa Bank, First National Bank, Standard
Bank and Nedbank in respect of the registration of mortgage
bonds. We attend to conveyancing registrations in the Deeds
Offices of Pretoria as well as Johannesburg, and act as correspondent
conveyancers to numerous attorneys' firms.
Our firm is committed to all aspects of conveyancing, and
as such provide regular workshops at our offices in order
to keep our business partners informed of the ongoing changes
in the property industry. We furthermore keep our business
partners informed of such changes via e-mail on a weekly basis.
Our professional expertise is constantly available to the
We have a proven track record in the aforementioned Deeds
Offices, and pride ourselves with fast, effective and efficient
service. We understand how important it is to register transfers
and bonds in the shortest time possible, and have a turnaround
time of registrations in both Deeds Offices of 9 days from
lodgment to registration. In Pretoria our turnaround time,
from inception or receipt of the instruction (OTP) to registration
is usually under a month (once finance has been granted).
We have not had a rejected document in both Deeds Offices
for over 3 years.
We deal directly with all parties in the conveyancing process,
and update estate agents on a weekly basis. Commission is
promptly paid on registration of the transfer.
Our aim is fast, efficient and professional service to everyone
in the community. We pride ourselves in serving all members
of the community and have, as aforementioned, affiliations
with Developers, Bond Originators and Estate Agencies. We
furthermore provide a personal service i.e. calling on our
clients and having an open-door policy.
We wish to thank you for your valuable time and consideration.