Maryna holds the BA, LLB, LLM degrees and is a Director at the Cape Town offices of STBB. She is an admitted Attorney, Notary Public and Conveyancer with many years of experience in the field of property law and conveyancing. She is also the firm's Marketing Director and attends to external publications for the firm as well as conducts ongoing training for estate agent and bankers training and is a regular seminar presenter for attorneys and property practitioners.

Property Law Update | Issue 15 – 2018

VOETSTOOTS, WARRANTIES, THE SELLER’S RESPONSIBILITIES

Van Rooyen v Brown and Another (A3104/2015) [2018] ZAGPJHC 453 (28 June 2018)

This judgment again illustrates how important it is for the seller of a home to be as candid as possible about patent defects that he knows of, failing which he risks being held liable to the purchaser for damages. Of interest in this judgment too is the consequences of granting a warranty with regards to the condition of fixtures and fittings: Where a fixture becomes defective within a month after the sale, a seller may, in certain circumstances, be held liable.

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The Judgment
Summary of the Judgment

STBB’s STSMA REFERENCE GUIDE

In this, the fifty-seventh set of notes for your STSMA Reference Guide, Prescribed Conduct Rule 5 is discussed.

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Prescribed Conduct Rule 5
(N.B. Print in landscape)