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Houghton, north of Johannesburg is fast becoming a favourite amongst high-end property buyers, thanks to its central and convenient location, and reputation for being a glamorous and cosmopolitan suburb. Rory O’Hagan, CEO of the Luxury Portfolio division of Chas Everitt International said that the renewed interest

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In a society that still very much values homeownership as the pinnacle of success, one generation is increasingly rocking the boat. Baby boomers, the oldest of whom turn 70 this year, are opting for the flexibility typically associated with rental accommodation, rather than homeownership, as

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A perfect storm is brewing for entrepreneurs: A slow economy, negative national average property price inflation, consumers’ high debt-to-disposable-income ratio, banks’ strict mortgage lending criteria and South Africans’ battle to sufficiently save for home loan deposits, as well as homeowners’ reluctance to sell. On the

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Q Will I be able to claim for usage of my parking spot by the building manager from the date the property was registered in my name which was the beginning of 2013? - Cynthia A Hi Cynthia, the parking bays in sectional title schemes are rentals. If someone

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