The Doctrine of Fictional Fulfillment

When entering into a contract for the acquisition of immovable property, and where such an agreement is subject to the Purchaser/s obtaining bond finance, Purchasers must be aware that they have an obligation to apply for such bond and provide the financial institution with all required documents to set the approval in motion. In the…

Compliance Certificates

              Where immovable property is being disposed of, it is the registered owner’s responsibility to furnish the new owner/s with all compliance certificates as required by law. Some of them (electrical certificates, electrical fence certificates) are required under national regulations; some (water certificates) under municipal by-laws; and some (beetle…