Buying new home? Make sure you have these Documents!

Important documents you need when you buy a home:

When you buy a property make sure you have the following documentation before you take transfer of the property:

    • Building plans, including all alterations,  are up to date and including occupation certificates.
    • The latest municipal accounts with respect to rates and taxes, electricity, water and other consumption charges.
    • The latest levy and/or Home Owners Association accounts if applicable.
    • Seller’s disclosure
    • Electrical COC (Certificate of Compliance)
    • Electrical Fence Certificate (if applicable)
    • Gas Certificate of Conformance (if applicable)
    • Beetle certificate (Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal)
    • Plumbing Certificate (Cape Town)

Your estate agent should provide you with these documents.

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One Reply to “Buying new home? Make sure you have these Documents!”

  1. If there is an accident or your home burns down your insurance may not cover you if you do not have compliance certificates for electricity, gas and electric fences!

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