Property & Conveyancing
The South African property market has been witnessing significant growth, making property investment an attractive option for generating income.
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The Property Practitioners Act 22 of 2019 (the PPA) places an obligation on sellers to disclose to prospective buyers whether or not there are defects on the property before the purchaser buys the property. In fact, a disclosure form is now compulsory where the seller must disclose such information.
The Trustees of a Body Corporate are entitled to launch legal action where the unit owner is not honouring their obligations towards utility accounts and levies. Incidentally, the entitlement flows from section 4 (1) of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011, and Prescribed Management Rule 25.
Each municipality in South Africa has specific regulations and procedures for building plan approval. It's essential for the success of your project that these local requirements are thoroughly understood and adhered to.
The most effective way for parties to prepare for unforeseen circumstances whereat a need may arise for the early termination of a lease agreement, is to include an early termination clause in the lease agreement.
Entering into a mortgage bond with a co-applicant, be it a partner, family member, or trusted friend, is a familiar occurrence in the realm of homeownership. However, as circumstances evolve, individuals may find themselves contemplating the possibility of terminating their joint liability in the mortgage agreement.
When a developer wishes to establish a sectional title scheme on land that has an existing building wholly or partially let for residential purposes, the developer has to comply with Section 4(3) of the Sectional Titles Act.
Molatelo Maloka, who purchased a home that turned out to have a number of defects. Despite the initial excitement of owning her dream home, Molatelo soon realized that the house was in a state of disrepair, including issues such as damp, a strong smell, and paint that was bubbling and cracking.
A stipulatio alteri is a legal term that refers to a provision or clause in a contract that states that one party will receive a benefit or commission, regardless of whether or not they were the cause or reason for the contract being fulfilled.
Property transfer delays can be extremely frustrating for everyone involved and, what’s worse, is that often delays can cause unexpected costs from arising – costs that nobody prepared for.
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