Amber Mountain Investments: a seller is liable for a property's rates only up to the date of transfer and therefore a clearance certificate can't be withheld once paid.
Jack Crook highlights a recent High Court decision which once again reminds buyers and developers to do their homework before buying or developing property.
Carmel Rickard discusses Lochner v Schaefer Incorporated and Others in which compensation was sought from conveyancers who had fallen victim to a cyberscam.
Jack Crook discusses a recent case which shows yet again how essential it is to double-check that your Fidelity Fund Certificate (FFC) is both current and valid.
Jack Crook considers a recent High Court case which neatly illustrates our law's approach to protecting oneself from noisy neighbours generally.
Sable Hills Waterfront Estate- Obligation of HOA members to pay levies for stands and units in a development is a question of interpreting the articles of association.
Jack Crook discusses a recent case which highlights the risks associated with not building on your plot in a development within the time limit specified.
Brodsky Trading: Estate agent company converts to a CC; EAAB not advised of conversion; original fidelity fund certificate issued to non-existent company is invalid.
Municipalities may not hold new owners of properties liable for municipal debts older than two years under Section 118(3) of the Municipal Systems Act No 32 of 2000.