Articles related to "Latent Defect"

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The House of Horrors – not just the stuff of movies, lore and legend
Buying a home with a host of undisclosed defects can turn your dream move into a horror movie, starring you. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself.
Patent and latent defects explained
If you’re buying or selling property, it’s important to know about your rights regarding patent and latent defects.
8 brilliant budgeting tips for home buyers
Consider these helpful budgeting tips and know exactly what you can afford before embarking on your house-hunting expedition:
Protecting property buyers and sellers from implications of defects
A home warranty can address the challenges of purchasing a home with defects.
Mind the gap when selling and buying a home
Since property purchases are among the single largest financial commitments private individuals will undertake, the need for meaningful protection against risks is essential.
Why sell or buy a home with a warranty?
The advantages to having a warranty on one of the largest purchases you will ever make.
Latent and patent defects and the CPA
It isn’t always advisable to take the sellers’ word for it that all is well with a property. An independent property inspector can save you a great deal of money and heartache by ensuring that the property you buy is in tip-top ...
The offer to purchase agreement - information on important clauses
A brief description of what should be included in each section of the offer to purchase.
The importance of property inspections
What is a property inspection and why is it so important when buying a home?
Patent and latent defects
What effect does the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) have on defects and the “voetstoots” clause?