Properly applied, PIE should only delay or suspend a landowner’s full property rights until it is just to evict unlawful occupiers and how - Jack Crook reports.
A bond clause offers standard protection to the buyer and is suspensive, it must be drafted precisely to avoid any room for argument - Jack Crook reports.
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.