Wietz Viljoen

Wietz Viljoen

QUALIFICATIONS: B.Proc. (University of the Orange free State) Attorney Conveyancer Member Cape Law Society Wietz Viljoen studied at and graduated from the University of the Orange Free State. Wietz completed his articles in Cape Town and qualified as an Attorney and Conveyancer in 1995. After an absence from the legal field, while experiencing the development…

Permanent fixtures

SATELITE DISHES – PERMANENT FIXTURES?   When concluding an offer to purchase for immovable property, the question often arises whether a satellite dish must be regarded as a permanent fixture or not. A strong argument can be made in favour of a non-permanent fixture, if it is not specifically stipulated in the agreement of sale:…

Effective cause

Where an estate agent concludes a sale agreement between a seller and purchaser, the agent is due the commission as agreed in the mandate by the seller, or otherwise as agreed in the acceptance of the offer from the purchaser. It is in the interest of all parties to a sale agreement that the commission…