I am supposed to move into a place this weekend. The landlord is dealing directly through a friend lawyer who sent me the contract two days ago after I had been begging for it for the past three weeks. However, the rent is more than
Negotiation touches every part of our lives. Relationships in business and in our personal lives are negotiated. And the skills to do it effectively can often mean the difference between getting what you want or losing out. You don’t get what you deserve, you get
There has been a spike in home invasions in recent months. Fortunately, in most cases residents have escaped unharmed or sustained only minor injuries. There are some preventative measures that everyone should have in place, but it is just as important to think ahead of
Previously we spoke about how to go organic and still make it work. This week we will focus on how to get your plants growing healthily without the use of toxic pesticides, and next week we will focus on staying away from chemical fertilisers.
Amanda Cuba’s love for and interest in real estate was fostered from the age of 12, studying the newspapers’ various property pages. She quickly developed a head for real estate, how its supply and demand dynamics influenced price and in turn suburb appeal.
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Five out of seven business start-ups in South Africa fail in their first year according to Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry. Globally, one out of two start-ups fails during its first year.
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Trust is your most important asset. If you say you are going to do something by a certain date make sure that you keep your word. If you are five minutes late for an appointment you have already proved to be,
A residential property that is still bonded will carry an additional monthly premium for home owner’s insurance, or HOC. This insurance covers the owner against damages to the structure of the property that may be caused by natural causes such as fire, flooding, or wind.
How many people do you know who do not use their money wisely? Too many. Unfortunately, the majority of these people are students and even young working adults. Most of the money misuses happen due to the lack of knowledge. Now, we all know that money
There is no requirement in law that a landlord has to provide a tenant with an electrical compliance certificate every two years, but it is advisable for a tenant to request a certificate of compliance (CoC) from a landlord when occupying a new premises. This