‘Advice to buyers’ Category Archives

29
Oct

No cooling off period for most property purchases

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Advice to sellers, Estates, FAQs, Investment opportunities, Uncategorized

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When an offer to purchase is signed for an existing property over the value of R250,000 there is no cooling off period for the purchaser. Meaning that buyers cannot simply change their mind and cancel the offer to purchase once signed by both parties, and if they do, there may well be serious financial implications.  ...

29
Oct

Be Sure Before Putting Pen to Paper

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, FAQs, Uncategorized

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The offer to purchase is a purchase agreement which contains all the terms and conditions attached to the purchase of the property. Buyers cannot simply change their mind after signing an offer to purchase - this document is a legally binding contract. Buyers need to be properly informed by the estate agent during the process of ...

27
Aug

Latest on Riverspray Lifestyle Estate

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Advice to sellers, Estates, Events, Featured properties, Investment opportunities, New listings, Property market, Vaal river info

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FIBRE OPTICS HAVE FINALLY ARRIVED  AT RIVERSPRAY! The infrastructure for fibre optic cables is currently being installed and expected completion date is November 2018.  This is great news for residents and sellers alike as it is a welcome technological advance within the estate. Edge Telecoms has been hard at work and will be working around the estate the ...

25
Apr

Beware before paying! New intercepted invoice scam

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Advice to sellers, Uncategorized

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Please make sure before electronically paying your deposit on your new home to the conveyancing attorney. According to consumer journalist Wendy Knowler on 702's ConsumerTalk conveyancing attorneys have been heavily targeted and banking group Investec recently issued a warning to its clients about the invoice scam. Scammers obtain email addresses of companies which routinely email invoices to their ...

21
Nov

Do you have to worry about municipal rates that are in arrears?

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Advice to sellers, Uncategorized

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When you buy a new home, the conveyancing attorney applies for a rates clearance certificate from the municipality for the past two years. This will be the responsibility of the seller to pay, before transfer can take place into your name. The South African Constitutional court has recently ruled that it is unconstitutional for municipalities to ...

7
Nov

Explore the Vaal: River Lodge

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Estates, Vaal river info

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The operative word for this Vaal River estate is "idyllic"! Here you always get that holiday feeling, and you will forever be on holiday - enjoying the sunsets, lazy days and beautiful, wondrous nights with the full moon over the bush veld and the sound of night owls. There is a lot to do for parents, friends ...

16
Apr

REDUCED River Property on show during April see slideshow

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Estates, Featured properties, Investment opportunities, New listings, Property market, Vaal river info, Video tours

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We are on show at this magnificent property 30 April and 1 May. Contact us for details on 083 421 7727 Click here for all the property details: https://www.facebook.com/vaalriverproperties/videos/vb.152993328084982/1479612502089718/?type=2&theater

7
Apr

I am looking for bargains on the river, any property that is, well, like a stressed sale?

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Advice to sellers

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I  hear the words "it is a buyer's market" more times a week than what I really want to. It seems to me that buyers take this to mean that there must be many of the river properties on the market at highly reduced prices. Well, no, that is not the case and that is not ...

31
Oct

Exploring the Vaal: Belvedere

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Estates

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The word Belvedere translates from Italian as 'beautiful view'. Belvedere is a district of South East London, England and it looks out over much of ​L​ondon and E​ssex ​and borders the river Thames​. It is known for its Victorian and Edwardian charm and character. ​Belvedere at the Vaal River is also known for its beautiful view; it borders the Vaal and is also known for its Victorian/Edwardian ...

2
Oct

Explore the Vaal: Antiqua Bay

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Estates

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It is difficult to believe that this is one of the oldest security developments on the Vaal River! Built in 1994 and situated on 21 ha, with a river front of 173 meters, this estate is stylish, trendy and exceedingly well maintained. This lock-up-'n-go estate consists of exactly one hundred apartments (2 bedrooms and 3 bedrooms) ...

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