Property

January 9, 2019

Beware the building deadlines when buying-to-build

Here’s yet another warning from our courts to take seriously the building deadlines commonly imposed on buyers of plots in residential estates. Failure to comply with […]
January 9, 2019

Your website of the month: “Ready, steady, loadshed!”

Media reports suggest that loadshedding is likely to be with us for some time yet, and whether you happen to be at work or at home […]
December 5, 2018

Lending to a friend or selling property on credit – Must you register as a credit provider?

“Neither a borrower nor a lender be for loan oft loses both itself and friend” (Shakespeare) It seems logical that the very strong consumer protections in […]
November 8, 2018

Joint ownership: How do I terminate without the co-operation of the other joint owner?

Nature of joint ownership: Joint owners own undivided shares in the property which they own jointly. Consequently, the joint owners cannot divide the joint property while […]
November 8, 2018

Can I have pets in a residential complex?

“I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog […]
November 8, 2018

Property Buyer and Seller Information Workshop 17 November – Khayelitsha

The Attorney Realtor Hub held its 1st Property Buyer Information Session in Khayelitsha on 20 October. The 2nd workshop will be held on the 17th of […]
September 6, 2018

FSBO means For Sale By Owner. Are you thinking of selling your property yourself?

You don’t need to use an estate agent when you want to sell your property. You can do it yourself if you know how. Do your […]
September 6, 2018

Buying your first house – An action plan

“Buy land – they’ve stopped making it” (Mark Twain) So you’ve decided to buy your first house – exciting! There’s nothing like owning and living in […]
August 6, 2018

Property scams – Beware (cyber) wolves in sheep’s clothing!

Cybercrime levels are surging, and it didn’t take the scammers long to figure out that when you buy and sell property you become a prime target […]
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