August 14, 2023

Responsibility to maintain and repair foundations and boundary walls in a sectional title scheme

This article will briefly consider the definitions of common property vis-à-vis sections in terms of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011 in order […]
August 14, 2023

Will-stipulated purchase option: Are there transfer duty impacts?

Any person drawing up a last will and testament, and who intends to include an option to purchase any of their properties, should be aware of […]
August 14, 2023

Exercise of rights and obligations under a praedial servitude

A servitude is a limited real right which entitles its holder either to the use and enjoyment of another person’s property or to insist that such […]
July 20, 2023

Exercise of rights and obligations under a praedial servitude

A servitude is a limited real right which entitles its holder either to the use and enjoyment of another person’s property or to insist that such […]
June 12, 2023

Rate hikes: Are buyers over-reacting?

Historically, interest rate hikes have had a dampening effect on the South African residential property market, with homeowners reassessing their affordability in anticipation of higher monthly […]
May 19, 2023

Softening the rate hike blow

Ways to reduce your monthly home loan repayments and other costs Cost-cutting is on many people’s minds, as prices rise, and affordability becomes stretched.  While potential […]
May 19, 2023

What happens to your deposit if the home sale falls through?

It depends on which party is responsible. It’s every home buyer’s worst nightmare. You find your dream home; your offer is accepted; and you pay a […]
April 21, 2023

Rate hikes: Are buyers over-reacting?

Historically, interest rate hikes have had a dampening effect on the South African residential property market, with homeowners reassessing their affordability in anticipation of higher monthly […]
April 21, 2023

5 questions to get your homeowner relationship right

Despite the recent interest rate increase, South Africa is still currently in what is deemed a “buyer’s market”, where first-time homebuyers are enjoying the opportunity of […]
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