Information for Property Purchaser
How much can I afford?
As a rule your monthly installment should be no more than 30% of your gross salary. You also need to be aware of additional legal expenses. Remember don't over commit yourself.
Finding a reputable Estate Agent or Property Broker.
They make the purchase of your property less complicated
They guide you through the sales process and to a property of good value
Service delivery; don't be afraid of asking questions.
Who pays the Estate Agent or Property Broker?
The commission is payable by the seller for the services rendered by the Estate Agent or Property Broker in terms of the negotiated agreement.
Registration of the Property.
All documentation will be supplied by the Estate Agent or Property Broker
and completed with yourself. The documentation will then be handed over to the conveyancer on your behalf.
IMPORTANT POINTS FOR THE BUYER WHEN VIEWING A HOME
Plan your trip
It is important to decide what you want from your home before viewing any property (make a list)
Speak to the local police and consult with the Neighbour Hood Watch for security trends within the area
Take note of what repairs are needed
Factor this into your costs