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The History of Lexis WinDeed

Lexis WinDeed was launched in 2002 providing customers with an easy-to-use product allowing access to valuable property and person information. Since its introduction, Lexis WinDeed has grown from strength to strength to become South Africa’s leading online search tool for individual, company and property information providing a single point of access to information from a variety of data sources.

Colin Day and Eddie Parker, founders of Lexis WinDeed, pioneered the first electronic interface to the Deeds Office in 1990 via Beltel technology. Colin Day is currently CEO of Lexis WinDeed, providing a historical framework for the technology which drives the searches relied upon daily by our customers.

Lexis WinDeed provides fast and reliable access to South Africa’s major registration offices including the Deeds Office, Surveyor General Office and various Credit Bureaus, as well as information sourced from the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). WinDeed offers benefits to Law Firms, Estate Agencies, Municipalities, Credit Bureaus, Banks, Valuers, Surveyors, Conveyancers, Researchers and other professionals within the property industry.

Visit our Search Site, search.windeed.co.za, for quick access to property, individual and company information.

Lexis WinDeed offers functionality not offered by any other supplier

LexisNexis Risk Management (1990/0004046/07) is a registered credit bureau (NCRCB26).