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Perceptions around buying property
Overall, South Africans believe that it is far better to own a property than to rent. The buy or rent debate was highlighted recently in an online research survey conducted by Columinate ...
The CPA – seller and agent may be liable
In terms of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA), should the courts determine that a transaction or agreement was, in whole, or in part, unconscionable, unjust, unreasonable or unfair, the court may make any order it considers just ...
The CPA – the voetstoets clause
The new consumer rights created by the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) will prevent the sale of property voetstoets when that sale occurs in the ordinary course of business. Voetstoets is the sale of something as it is, with all ...
The CPA – the marketing of property
The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) will test the bounds of marketing property. Under the CPA, the seller of a property, or the real estate agent acting on their behalf, must not, through either their conduct or words, express or ...
Can you get international residency / passports by buying offshore property?
The question is, are you buying an investment or a nice boat with a passport? Are you a sophisticated ...
Inspections of leased premises
The tenant and the landlord together before the tenant moves into the property must inspect the property and assess the defects or damages to such property, if any, with a view to recording such defects or damages and with a view ...
The ghost of auctions past
The latest scandal to hit the property industry is set to shake up the way that people perceive auction sales. The news that one of South Africa’s wealthiest women, Wendy Applebaum, has filed a complaint with the National ...
My lease is about to end! What do I do?
Some of the laws that apply before and when a lease ends are set out below: If a lease ends and the tenant remains in the property with the permission of the landlord, the parties are deemed to have entered into a lease on the ...
Buying a fixer-upper
Buying a home that is in serious need of renovation is not for everyone and can be riddled with disaster.
Sign a fine lease
One of the thorniest issues facing sectional title schemes is what to do about tenants who regularly flout the conduct rules and make things unpleasant for other residents. From the trustees’ point of view, the problem is that ...