Articles related to "Offer to Purchase"

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6 common property buying mistakes and how to avoid them
Buying a home can be complex and its easy to make decisions that you regret later. Here are some pitfalls to look out for and how you can avoid them.
When your dream home turns into a real-life nightmare
When Angile recently bought her first property, she encountered pitfalls that very few property buyers are prepared for. Here is her story and how you can avoid encountering the same issues.
The non-negotiable list for first time home buyers
Before you start your search for a new home, it’s important to put together a list of things that you will not compromise on. This will help you home in on the perfect property.
Questions an attorney should ask before drafting an offer to purchase
An offer to purchase becomes a legally binding document once signed so it’s imperative that you use an experienced attorney to draft it.
Fixtures and fittings: what’s included in a sale
Disputes over fixtures and fittings during a property transaction are common. Here's what you can do to avoid misunderstandings.
What is a title deed and who keeps it?
Simply put, the title deed is a document that proves legal ownership of a property in South Africa.
When does an offer to purchase lapse?
These are the 4 scenarios in which an offer to purchase will lapse, if it has not been accepted first.
Don’t be pushed into buying an unsuitable home
Buying a home is a big financial commitment so a buyer should be absolutely certain of their choice before signing an offer to purchase.
Questions that savvy property buyers ask
Asking the right questions before buying a property will save you money in the long run. Property experts provide a list of questions that need to be asked and answered.
Essential questions for buyers to ask their estate agent
An estate agent typically represents a seller in any residential property transaction, but buyers are entitled to ask questions of them about the property.