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The Consumer Protection Act and Real Estate

The Consumer Protection Act aims to promote fair, open and ethical business practice. It addresses all aspects necessary to protect the consumer from business transactions that take place. It applies to all industries and business to consumer trades, including real estate.

Consumer Protection Act and the Sale of Property

The Consumer Protection Act Number 68 of 2008, dictates every transaction as defined by the act between a consumer and supplier who promotes and sells services or goods to generate an income in South Africa.

Consumer Protection Act and Estate Agents Code of Conduct

Estate agents’ responsibilities are made clear in the Institute of Estate Agents South Africa Code of Ethics and Conduct and is supported by the Consumer Protection Act.

Cooling off period and sale agreements – Can I change my mind?

The cooling off period in the Consumer Protection Act may bring some serious, unwanted implications for estate agents selling property.

CPA - client's right to cancel a timeshare contract

Timeshare contracts are structured in such a way that they can’t be terminated. This means the process of getting out of timeshare obligations can thus be very difficult for the average person.

How the Consumer Protection Act could affect estate agents

Estate agents are suppliers of goods and services to sellers and buyers of immovable property and so they fall into the defined criteria of a supplier as highlighted in the Consumer Protection Act.


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