Month: April 2018

April 30, 2018

The implications of an irrevocable offer to purchase

If an irrevocable offer is couched in the following terms, “This offer is irrevocable until 19h00 on 20thDecember 2018 and is binding upon acceptance, irrespective of notification of acceptance to the purchaser/seller or not”, what are the legal implications? The Supreme Court of appeal had occasion to decide this deceptively simple question in Geldenhuys NO […]

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April 18, 2018

Beware of double commission when you sell your house

Like lawyer’s fees, estate agent’s commission is one of those grudge expenses. If you have a chat around a braai or over a drink with someone who has recently sold their house, I guarantee you that they are going to moan about how much estate agent’s commission they paid and that the estate agent did […]

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April 16, 2018

Buying a new home? Here’s what you should know

Congratulations on the purchase of your new home! The process can be quite daunting, but when handled correctly the process can be easy. First time buyers need to be certain that the property they purchase is the property they want. This is a long-term investment and not a decision to be rushed. Affordability obviously plays […]

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April 12, 2018

Nipped in the bud

WARNING TO SMOKERS…very soon you might find yourself with no place to light up. In March 2018, Health Minister Aaron Motsaledi explained his plans of nipping public smoking in the bud by introducing new legislation pertaining to the smoking laws. Motsaledi’s main aim is to impose a 100% ban on smoking in public places and said that […]

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