South Africa Law

Get your South African law questions answered by Experts

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related South Africa Law Questions
I need clarity on estate agents commission. Who is suppose
i need clarity on estate agents commission. Who is suppose to pay the commission? … read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
2,426 satisfied customers
I purchased a property 2 years ago. knowing that there was
I purchased a property 2 years ago. knowing that there was no body corporate thinking I could set one up. of the 14 apartments 7 are owned by a deceased estate (the previous executor of this estate cl… read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
3,825 satisfied customers
How much do you charge? South Africa. I bought property in a
What steps have been taken so far?Customer: I bought property in a sectional title estate, levies were put together by all units for the damp wall issue to be fixed. The repairs took place last year. I wasn't happy with the work done and the contractor agreed to pay me back. Part of the funds are sitting with the property managing company. Yesterday I was told the trustees are refusing to pay back the funds.… read more
Charlene Vorster
Charlene Vorster
Attorney and Conveyancer
Honours
274 satisfied customers
WE OWN A FREE STANDING SECTIONAL TITLE UNIT. TWO YEARS AGO,
WE OWN A FREE STANDING SECTIONAL TITLE UNIT. TWO YEARS AGO, IN ANTICIPATION OF PAINTING WORK THAT WOULD NEED TO BE DONE, OUR MONTHLY LEVY WAS INCREASED FROM R375 TO R650. WHEN THE TIME CAME FOR PAINTI… read more
VA-NP
VA-NP
9,278 satisfied customers
Morning,We purchased a property in Oct 2014. We are
Morning, We purchased a property in Oct 2014. We are wanting to do additions but have found out that the plans are not compliant and were not submitted to council. Our estate was supposed to ensure th… read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
3,825 satisfied customers
On21 January I got e-mail from chairman of trutees of complex
On21 January I got e-mail from chairman of trutees of complex where I am owner that a new managing agent was appionted and the levies should no longer be paid to agent no1. The levies would have to be… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
9,038 satisfied customers
I signed a sole mandate with an estate agent for three months
I signed a sole mandate with an estate agent for three months to sell my townhouse for R720 000, two months went by with offers around R650 000 which I declined. The mandate expires the end of August … read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
9,038 satisfied customers
Good evening, At the beginning of May 2014 an estate agent
Good evening, At the beginning of May 2014 an estate agent knocked on our door (we are renting the property) and convinced us to put in an offer to purchase. We signed the offer to purchase 17 May 201… read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
3,825 satisfied customers
I bought a little investment unit and on the offer to purchase
I bought a little investment unit and on the offer to purchase the seller & agent indicated that the monthly levy was R 1000.00. I just got my first levy account and its R 1471.95 plus there is a spec… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
9,038 satisfied customers
Hi there. we recently bought a house through an agent. We are
Hi there. we recently bought a house through an agent. We are having few problems. 1. They made us sign the contract with the wrong purchase price. We agreed on R670 000. But the contract came with R7… read more
Barend B.
Barend B.
Master's Degree
1,364 satisfied customers
Hello My question relates to the purchasing of a residential
Hello My question relates to the purchasing of a residential property. I was shown the property by an agent last night who told me that the property was selling for R580 000, and while walking through… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
We bought a cluster property in a complex in November 2010.
We bought a cluster property in a complex in November 2010. The Home Owners Association had met prior to the seller putting the property on the market and voted and agreed on an upgrade of the complex… read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
Hi There Not sure if these are specifically South African
Hi There Not sure if these are specifically South African based laws, but incase they are i am from South Africa. We were attempting to put in an offer on a property through the lawyer who is settling… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
9,038 satisfied customers
We bought a house of R720 000, the bank financed R693 000 and
We bought a house of R720 000, the bank financed R693 000 and we had to pay the rest. The agent said if she can get the owner to come down with his price, we won't have to pay that much. We moved in o… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
Sectional Title Act I am an owner of a unit in a complex.
Sectional Title Act I am an owner of a unit in a complex. I received a letter from the Managing agent of the complex and Chairwoman of the Body Corporate that stated that a once-off increase in levies… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
9,038 satisfied customers
We are currently trying to buy a house. In July we put through
We are currently trying to buy a house. In July we put through an offer to purchase which was accepted by the owner. We got a bond approval for 90% of the purchase price, so the owner decrease the pri… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
9,038 satisfied customers
Hi. My husband and I purchased a sectional title unit. We were
Hi. My husband and I purchased a sectional title unit. We were informed of a special levy of R200 for 2 Years when we signed our offer to purchase, we verbally agreed to this even though the special l… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
I have a propety with Nedbank which was repossed and actioned
I have a propety with Nedbank which was repossed and actioned in 2003. On the deed's office the details reflect that the property is still under my name. I have since the years accumulated a lot of ar… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
9,038 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

PHINEAS MOTAUNG

PHINEAS MOTAUNG

Attorney

113 satisfied customers

BACHELOR OF LAWS

Emil

Emil

Attorney

33 satisfied customers

BCom Law LLB, 3 years post article experience as attorney

LCP

LCP

Attorney

21 satisfied customers

BCom (Stell) LLB LLM

Freddie Lombard

Freddie Lombard

Attorney

3,825 satisfied customers

Practicing attorney and conveyancer with 16 years post article experience.

Chris K

Chris K

Lawyer

1,661 satisfied customers

Attorney & Director at Lombard Kotze Incorporated

Shaie Zindel

Shaie Zindel

Attorney

1,250 satisfied customers

All areas of commercial and contract Law - specialist in property advice.

inciteadvisor

inciteadvisor

Commercial Lawyer

814 satisfied customers

B.Com LLB Registered Corporate lawywer

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x