Buying or selling property is a big deal for most of us, and no one wants to be in the position of a couple who, having viewed a house advertised as “a renovator’s dream”, signed an offer to purchase immediately but then changed their minds.
A recent High Court decision demonstrates once again why taking the law into your own hands like that is playing with fire. We’ll discuss why your lease should always be in writing, clear and comprehensive.
You and your family move into your new dream home full of happy anticipation but then it rains, and your roof leaks. Badly. We’ll discuss a recent Supreme Court of Appeal judgment concerning a flooded-out guest house and a seller who denied fraudulent non-disclosure of roof defects.
In what format must your property sale agreement be, and what terms and conditions must it incorporate for it to be valid and enforceable?
Don’t let the excitement of buying a property blind you to the necessity of doing your homework before you agree to anything. Look before you leap!
Here’s another warning to be vigilant when it comes to someone else occupying any part of your property for 30 years or more.
We share twelve strategies to help you on your way to a successful property investment.
As Eskom’s woes deepen, more and more homeowners are looking at installing solar panel systems to keep the lights on. We’ll share some tips on keeping on the right side of the law.