25 May 2018In a recent court case the Registrar of Deeds was held liable for damages for negligently transferring immovable property when the deeds ought to have been rejected.
19 July 2018All zoning decisions lie within the competence of the municipality, therefore building plan approvals are not reviewable by the National Building Regulations Review Board.
12 January 2017Jack Crook discusses a recent case which highlights the risks associated with not building on your plot in a development within the time limit specified.
09 February 2017Jack Crook considers a recent High Court case which neatly illustrates our law's approach to protecting oneself from noisy neighbours generally.
09 February 2017Sable 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.
09 March 2017Jack 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.
16 March 2017Carmel Rickard discusses Lochner v Schaefer Incorporated and Others in which compensation was sought from conveyancers who had fallen victim to a cyberscam.
20 April 2017Jack Crook highlights a recent High Court decision which once again reminds buyers and developers to do their homework before buying or developing property.
18 May 2017Amber 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.
06 July 2017A 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.