Hi, we have recently bought a property and it was transferred on 9 May, 2017. We have found that the electricity is not compliant in certain respects and the garage roof has rotting roof trusses which we were not told need to be replaced. There
The question of damages to a rental unit is one of the most contentious, with one side claiming it is damage, and the other saying it constitutes fair wear and tear and should, therefore, not be deducted from the tenant’s deposit.
Top rental attorney, Marlon Shevelew,
Let’s be honest: Selling your first home is probably more stressful than buying your first home. You now have to decide on a price, going with an agent or privately, what is a fair commission, and how you want your home (with all its precious
Hi, I am a tenant living in a sectional title complex in Witbank, Mpumalanga. I have prepaid electricity but recently ours and some of my neighbours' electricity has been cut. I have found out that some owners owe more than R200,000 to the municipality and
It’s every seller’s worst nightmare: You enlist an estate agent and place your home on the market, get a few serious enquiries and an offer to purchase, only to have the buyer’s bond application rejected. A new potential buyer puts in an offer and again
Please can you clarify the new sectional title rules which apply to commercial units. We have 100 units in our light industrial complex in Mossel Bay. Some 30 of the units are owned by the original developer and he is represented by an estate agent at our
If suburbs with lower crime rates are more attractive to property buyers and tenants, and can attract higher sale and rental prices, why is Western Cape property some of the most expensive in the country?
According to property data analytics company, Lightstone - which used crime
Grassy Park’s newest development, Cedar Place – developed by Asrin Property Developers – launches this month.
The apartment complex will consist of 98 units (14 studios and 84 two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartments) in three- and four-storey walk-up blocks.
Prices range from R499,900 to R659,900 (including VAT and transfer fees).
In the recent case of the body corporate of Empire Gardens v Sithole, the body corporate applied for the sequestration of an owner in the sectional title scheme to recover their arrears levies after they had exhausted all other remedies.
The benefit of a sequestration order
Hi, I recently bought a house. The house had additions in 1985 and there are no plans available. The owner says the plans were passed, but at council the file for that particular property is empty. My architect says I should ask for an occupancy