Certificates of Compliance

Certificates of Compliance

If you are selling your house, flat or building then you are going to most certainly need a number of certificates of compliance ("compliance certificates") before transfer can be registered. You'll be well-advised to get them sooner rather than later if you don't want to delay the transfer. Some of these compliance certificates are required under national regulations (e.g. your electrical certificate and your electrical fence certificate) while others are required in terms of municipal by-laws (e.g. Cape Town's water certificate requirement), and others still are required either by banks before providing finance of have become standard practice (e.g. your beetle…
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