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Buying into a sectional title scheme or housing complex: Free information session

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Buying into a sectional title scheme or housing complex: Free information session

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This information session will provide with you the knowledge on how to buy into a sectional title scheme.

Our guest is Louise Martin of Estate Living, Estate Living COO

Topic: Buying into a sectional title scheme or housing complex

Date: 26 May 2020
Time: 14h30 – 15h30
How – Online Zoom seminar

Hosted by Riaan Oosthuysen, Meyer de Waal & Louise Martin

Topic under discussion

  • Buying into a sectional title scheme or housing complex- what to look out for
  • What to look out for before I buy?
  • Can I save transfer and bond registration fees?
  • Do I pay Vat on the purchase price?
  • What is buying “off plan”?
  • What re the benefits or negatives compared to buying a 2nd hand house?
  • What due diligence can I do before I buy?
  • What will happen if the Body Corporate is not managed well?

Riaan Oosthuysen achieved his BProc Law degree in 1995 and was admitted as an attorney in March 1997.

He worked as a professional assistant at Gouws Attorneys from March 1997, as an associate from March 2000 and as director from March 2001 specializing in Third Party Claims, Suppliers Claims and General Litigation. During November 2001 to November 2004 he practiced as a partner in the firm Oosthuysen, Naudé and Schoeman Attorneys. During November 2004 to 2006 he practiced for his own account as Riaan Oosthuysen Attorneys. During 2007 he joined forces with Elna Oosthuysen to establish Oosthuysen Attorneys. Riaan also successfully helped other estate agencies build their business. Riaan is on a daily basis involved in rent administration, body corporate management, Home Owners Association Management.  Riaan serves as a trustee on several Body Corporates and also act as Director for several Home Owners Associations.

Louise Martin is a partner and chief operations officer of Estate Living.

Estate Living provides insight into community environments. As the leading multi-disciplinary and multi-channel platform, our goal is to assist our audience to make informed decisions, inspire investment and professionalism. By sharing knowledge, Estate Living is a catalyst for economic opportunity.

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