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WHO PAYS FOR WHAT IN THE PROPERTY TRANSFER PROCESS?

TRANSFER COSTS DEMYSTIFIED  Buying or selling property is a very important financial decision in the life of most people. The process of buying or selling a property remains daunting and somewhat mysterious,   and as the costs involved are significant, this is an important factor. At FHA we believe in keeping our clients informed so […]

“WITH A SHOVE OF THE FOOT”

In the majority of property sale agreements, you will more than likely come across the voetstoots clause : a common law principle that literally means sold “with a shove of the foot”.  All contracts have an implied warranty ie. that the property sold is free from any defects. However, the voetstoots clause means that what […]
  • On November 29, 2021
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SUBDIVISION v SECTIONAL TITLE: THE PROPERTY-OWNERS GUIDE

Most Cape Town property owners will be aware of the fact that an amendment to the Municipal Planning By-Law (MPBL) in 2020 now allows for the construction of a third dwelling on properties zoned Single Residential (DENSE JUST BECAME DENSER [Jan 2020]).  In light of the new opportunities that this amendment has created, many of our […]
  • On September 22, 2021
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Important Considerations for a Property Seller

We appreciate that each property transaction is unique, and are perfectly placed to assist you with the nuances of your particular sale. We invite you to make contact with us to assist you in the lead-up to your sale, which we undertake to do for you at no charge.
  • On December 12, 2017
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