Legal Insights

June 30, 2014

Opskortende voorwaardes in ‘n koopkontrak: Weet wat jou verpligtinge is

Stel jou voor dat jy ‘n koopkontrak onderteken om jou droomhuis te koop en later uitvind dat die kontrak verval het, omdat jou verband een dag […]
June 30, 2014

Suspensive conditions in a deed of sale: Know your obligations

Imagine signing a deed of sale for your dream house and later discovering that the contract lapsed because you obtained bond approval one day too late. […]
February 26, 2014

How to change your marital status to another form of marriage contract

Section 21(1) of the Matrimonial Property Act provides that a husband and wife may apply jointly to court for leave to change the matrimonial property system […]
February 26, 2014


Whether you are thinking of helping your son financially to enable him to purchase his first property or donating money towards a worthy cause, there are […]
January 20, 2014

Sale of immovable property and the National Credit Act

It often happens during a sale of immovable property that the parties agree to a deferred payment of the purchase price. The purchaser will then pay […]
January 20, 2014

Tenant and landlord: What are your rights and obligations?

Sandra would like to move into her own place but like many people she is unsure what a lease is and what responsibilities it will place […]
November 27, 2013

Seller’s protection under voetstoots clause limited

A seller’s protection under the “voetstoots” clause in a deed of sale for immovable property is not as “absolute” as some might think.  It is still […]
October 31, 2013

Extending a sectional title unit: What you should know

Residents in a Sectional Title Scheme are subject to the rules and regulations of the Body Corporate. These rules and regulations are governed by the Sectional […]
October 31, 2013

The Consumer’s Rights Under The Consumer Protection Act

From April 2011 the Consumer Protection Act came into full effect with the result that it is now against the law to use difficult-to-understand language in […]
October 11, 2013

Welcome to the all brand new Delport van den Berg!

New Offices Delport Van den Berg are very pleased to inform our clients and friends that we recently moved to our splendid new offices in an […]
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