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Q I live in a two bedroom 104m² unit in a sectional title complex with an adjoining garage. I have a dream - I want to build a 30m² room with a toilet, shower and double washbasins on top of my double garage. The existing roof trusses

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National franchise group, Only Realty, which boasts 24 offices throughout the country, has scrapped commission-based selling in favour of a fixed R50,000 all-inclusive services fee. The group’s MD and franchisor, Grant Smee, says five years ago a product like this may have been viewed with suspicion

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By and large experts all agree that the gentrification of Braamfontein has been a major success, but some are now hinting at a great investment opportunity, saying that more young professionals would move to Bramfontein if there wasn’t such a shortage of suitable accommodation. Byron Cornish,

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We recently had a case where an aspirational homeowner asked his brother to help him realise his dream of having his own place to call home. Ernest first tried applying on his own in 2008 and did not qualify; with his brother as joint applicant

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Contrary to what you think you know, pricing your house according to the listing price of other homes on property portals in your suburb or street is a bad idea. This is because, just like you, your home is unique. No two homes are exactly

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Looking to buy a home? Chances are you have been looking at sectional title units - the rising costs of maintaining properties and the added security sectional title units usually offer are just two of the reasons these property types are so popular. But do

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Q Hi, we requested permission to alter the existing steel-framed double door and adjacent window frame in our section. We wish to replace the existing setup with three aluminium stacking doors and a narrower, longer window frame split into three windows. The existing door and window

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Q Hi, the Sectional Titles Management Rules state that personal details such as telephone and email details etc. of owners must be given to other owners when it is requested. However, the POPI Act was since enacted, which rule should be enforced? Should the details be

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