The seller of a property will apply for a WASA clearance. This confirms that the seller does not owe any payments to WASA.
When to apply?
Normally the seller will apply for a WASA Clearance after the purchaser made an offer and the seller accepted the offer.
To get your pre-qualifications or financial pre-approvals : Most financial institutions will require one or all of these documents. Please note this is a guideline not a definite list, every financial institution might ask for additional or other documents as well.
Required document list:
Most financial institutions will require one or all of these documents. Please note this is a guideline not a definite list, every financial institution might ask for additional or other documents as well.
- Employment Letter – a break down of your income / allowances. Your length of service.
- A recent salary slip
- Self employed? Certified statement of income
- A Copy of the deed and or deed of mortgage
- Valuation report done by a an official Evaluator, ask your financial institute for the list
- Valid ID and or proof of citizenship
- Your latest receipts of house/property rents and water/sewage bill
- If you have an existing loan: Statement on existing loan(s)
- Financial assets and liabilities (when you own a property or car etc.)
- Credit history
- Bank statements and or credit union statements for savings and loans
- Offer letter
- Inland Revenue Office Certificate of Assessment
- WASA Clearance Certificate letter
- If you buy a property less than 4 years old: A Completion Certificate from the Regional Corporation
Planning to build your own home – what document to bring:
If you plan to build your own house or construct a building, more planning and documentation is involved. In most cases these following document are also required:
- Pre-construction valuation of the property
- Your building plan (Ask your architect)
- Builders’ estimate
- and Town & Country planning / local government approvals