Monthly Archives: September 2017

What to do if you have bought a defective vehicle?

In our last blog we dealt with the case study of Mr A. As we have pointed out a number of times; one of the most important decisions any consumer makes from time to time in his or her life … Continue reading

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Buying a motor vehicle: A case study:

During the last week; we have received numerous queries about what to do when you buy a new or second hand motor vehicle of any sort and it turns out to be a defective vehicle. There are numerous examples to … Continue reading

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Advice on the issue of whether to “Buy Now Pay Later:”

Your credit health is very important; and with a poor/bad credit record and blacklistings; many doors for financial assistance, loans, opening accounts, credit cards, study or employment will simply close in your face.

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Buying a Car: A Case study:

Perhaps this blog should be headed:” Buying a Car: What not to do!” A motor vehicle is one of your more important assets and it is advisable to go about purchasing one in a responsible and sensible manner so that … Continue reading

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The Common Law and the Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Cancellation of Lease Agreements:

We looked in our last blog at “Fixed Term Agreements;” and in particular the provisions of Section 14 of the Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA). So you have signed a lease agreement for a year or more; … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA): Expiry & Renewal of Fixed Term Agreements:

You have signed a lease agreement for a year or even longer, either residential of commercial; and then for some or other reason you want to terminate the lease early. What do you do? How do you go about his … Continue reading

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What do you do if you purchase a “lemon” from a new or second hand vehicle?

One of the most important decisions a consumer makes from time to time in his or her life is the type of motor vehicle they buy. This only happens a couple of times in our lifetime.

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Sale of Immoveable Property and the Payment of the Purchase Price: A case study:

Today we turn today to a topic which is important to all home owners. The ownership of our own home is a dream which all of us have; but not all of us will realise this dream; and when the … Continue reading

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Insurance Fraud 2:

We dealt with short term insurance fraud in our blog yesterday and today will look at a recent case study to illustrate the issues previously discussed by ourselves and the consequences of fraudulent insurance claims. A client of ours who … Continue reading

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Insurance Fraud 1:

We thought we would turn to something slightly different in this blog. Insurance fraud; what is it? Simply put; it is when an insured person claims from his/her insurance company for something that the insurer is not liable for; in … Continue reading

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