VOETSTOOTS

VOETSTOOTS VS LATENT DEFECTS – RECENT LAW REPORTS Ellis and Another v Cilliers N.O and Others (16936/11) [2015] ZAWCHC 145 (9 October 2015) The factual background to the dispute is briefly as follows: The Plaintiffs bought a wooden house built into a slope and the front is on so-called “stilts”. When they started renovating it…

Height Restrictions

SPECIAL / SUSPENSIVE CONDITIONS – HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS Introduction: In the Real Estate industry, the protection of property views can be a crucial and deciding factor when considering an offer to purchase. By concluding a sale agreement between a Seller and Purchaser, the real estate agent establishes a relation between the parties, stretching for a period…