CERTIFICATES OF COMPLIANCE NEEDED BEFORE SELLING YOUR HOUSE
See follow-up articles for more in-depth discussions on each certificate or contact us. 1. Electrical Certificate: valid for a period of two years It is compulsory to be in possession of a Electrical Certificate of Compliance (ECOC) when selling your home as regulated by the Occupational Health & Safety Act, 1993 read with the Electrical […]Read More
What is a Gas Certificate of Compliance?
Also known as a certificate of conformity, a gas compliance certificate provides proof that the gas installation has been installed safely and according to standard, is in safe working condition and free from leaks or other potentially dangerous issues. Regulation 17(3) of the Pressure Equipment Regulations, as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act of […]Read More
LOST YOUR ORIGINAL TITLE DEED? WHAT DO YOU DO?
Your house has been sold and you are required to hand over the original title deed to the conveyancing attorney. The property is not burdened with a bond over it. After a diligent search, you discover that your original title deed is lost. However, the original title deed is required at the Deeds Office to transfer the property to the purchaser. What now?Read More
The role of homeowners’ associations
Finding the right home is not only about finding an architectural structure that meets your requirements (three bedrooms, sun in the afternoon, a yard for the dogs, access control for the kids, etc.). The search is as much about finding a community you want to become a part of. For many residents, the community that […]Read More
Know how to make the most out of home insurance
Home insurance is there to protect one of the most important assets you own. And when done properly, it will allow you to insure both the structure of your home and the life that is lived within its four walls. Home insurance can be divided into three sections: Building Insurance, Home Contents Insurance, and Personal […]Read More
Exploring a potential property
Purchasing a home is one of the biggest decisions most people will make in their lives. It makes sense then that this endeavour should be approached with diligent consideration and care. While the necessary assistance of professionals, who will help you make the best decisions along the way, is highly advisable for this journey, there […]Read More