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Moquini Beach Apartments Launches In Mossel Bay

The coastline on the Western side of Mossel Bay is set to get a luxurious boost, as the long awaited Moquini Beach Apartments come to the market. One could not ask for a more spectacular site which is set above the beach with views of the beach, the breakers, the cliffs at Pinnacle Point to the east and the bay towards Vleesbaai to the west.

The economic boost to the local Mossel Bay economy will be significant and initial estimates is that the development will be in excess of R 400 million over the various phases, including the hotel. The developers have already commenced construction of the entrance road, the first building platform and have connected to the various services

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Selling Your Property And The New Alien And Invasive Species Regulations

Posted on  21 November 2014

Invasive Alien Plants (IAPs) are widely considered as a major threat to biodiversity, human livehoods and economic development. IAPs cost South Africa tens of billions of rand annually in lost agricultural productivity and resources spent on management.

On 1 August 2014, the Minister of Environmental Affairs published the Alien and Invasive Species Regulations (“the Regulations”) which came into effect on the 1st of October 2014 in a bid to curb the negative effects of IAPs. The Regulations call on land owners and sellers of land alike to assist the Department of Environmental Affairs to conserve our indigenous fauna and flora and to foster sustainable use of our land. Non-adherence to the Regulations by a land owner or a seller of land can result in a criminal offence punishable by a fine of up to R5 million (R10 million in case of a second offence) and / or a period of imprisonment of up to 10 years.


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Can Water Rights Be Transferred? What Do Our Courts Say?

Posted on  20 February 2013

Water rights are an essential commodity in the agricultural sector and a commodity with limited availability. Accordingly, the transfer of existing water rights is a critical aspect for many farmers as it affects their ability to expand and further develop their farms. Many farmers also carry the perception that in practise the transfer of water rights is only possible to persons that meet the minimum requirements for black economic empowerment, particularly as regards ownership and management.

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When Must I Pay An Estate Agentís Commission?

The estate agent marketed your property well, a willing purchaser was identified, and a contract signed and sent to the attorneys who are now only awaiting approval of the bond by the bank to continue with the transfer. So when must you pay the estate agent his commission?

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Grip Realty Launches Mobile App

Grip Realty, a leading development real estate marketing estate agency in the Garden Route, South Africa has announced the launch of their Mobile APP. In doing so they have become the first estate agency in the Garden Route to produce an APP that is capable of being viewed on Smart Phones and Tablets running Android and Apple iOS.

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