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Please note that Sloan Wilson has now joined Joubert Galpin Searle and will now be offering an even better and more comprehensive service than ever before! Our Knysna Branch remains open under Joubert Galpin Searle.

Bond Clauses

Murphy and another v Durie 2006 JOL 18301 (C) [7 September 2006]

When has a loan been “obtained” by a Purchaser? Does the word “obtained” mean the same as “granted”? Does the word “granted” mean the same as “granted in […]

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Beware of poorly worded “Bond Clauses”

Park 2000 Development (Pty) Ltd v Page (905/2010) [2011] ZASCA 208 (29 November 2011)

This recent court case dealt with the “bond clause” and suspensive conditions in a deed of sale relating to the sale of land. In this case […]

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Buyers at Auctions Beware!

Rademeyer v Viljoen and Another (69/11) [2011] ZASCA 189 (3 November 2011)

This recent court case highlighted one of the potential risks of purchasing property at an auction.

The buyer bought three farms (which were owned by a trust) at […]

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LATENT DEFECTS AND THE VOETSTOOTS CLAUSE

Banda and Another v Van der Spuy and Another (08/5489) [2011]. ZAGPJHC 126 (23 September 2011)

Latent defects and the voetstoots clause were again under the spotlight in this recent court case.

The facts of this case were as follows: […]

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Cost of Transfer

The costs of transferring ownership in immovable property are borne by the purchaser. If the purchaser is obtaining a loan from a bank to purchase the property, then two registrations take place in the Deeds Office, namely the registration of […]

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