Herolds Bay Country Estate Now Selling
The newly launched Herolds Bay Country Estate has commenced with the sales phase. The estate brings a much anticipated convenience centre to an area crying out for such an addition. The sale of plots has commenced and the sale of smaller homes will commence prior to Easter 2022.Read More
Moquini Beach Apartments Launches In Mossel Bay
The coastline on the Western side of Mossel Bay is set to get a luxurious boost, as the long awaited Moquini Beach Apartments come to the market. One could not ask for a more spectacular site which is set above the beach with views of the beach, the breakers, the cliffs at Pinnacle Point to the east and the bay towards Vleesbaai to the west.
The economic boost to the local Mossel Bay economy will be significant and initial estimates is that the development will be in excess of R 400 million over the various phases, including the hotel. The developers have already commenced construction of the entrance road, the first building platform and have connected to the various services
Selling Your Property And The New Alien And Invasive Species Regulations
On 1 August 2014, the Minister of Environmental Affairs published the Alien and Invasive Species Regulations (“the Regulations”) which came into effect on the 1st of October 2014 in a bid to curb the negative effects of IAPs. The Regulations call on land owners and sellers of land alike to assist the Department of Environmental Affairs to conserve our indigenous fauna and flora and to foster sustainable use of our land. Non-adherence to the Regulations by a land owner or a seller of land can result in a criminal offence punishable by a fine of up to R5 million (R10 million in case of a second offence) and / or a period of imprisonment of up to 10 years.
Can Water Rights Be Transferred? What Do Our Courts Say?
Water rights are an essential commodity in the agricultural sector and a commodity with limited availability. Accordingly, the transfer of existing water rights is a critical aspect for many farmers as it affects their ability to expand and further develop their farms. Many farmers also carry the perception that in practise the transfer of water rights is only possible to persons that meet the minimum requirements for black economic empowerment, particularly as regards ownership and management.Read More
When Must I Pay An Estate Agents Commission?
The estate agent marketed your property well, a willing purchaser was identified, and a contract signed and sent to the attorneys who are now only awaiting approval of the bond by the bank to continue with the transfer. So when must you pay the estate agent his commission?Read More