Home / Articles Posted by David A Steynberg (Page 16)

It’s every seller’s worst nightmare: You enlist an estate agent and place your home on the market, get a few serious enquiries and an offer to purchase, only to have the buyer’s bond application rejected. A new potential buyer puts in an offer and again

READ MORE

If suburbs with lower crime rates are more attractive to property buyers and tenants, and can attract higher sale and rental prices, why is Western Cape property some of the most expensive in the country? According to property data analytics company, Lightstone - which used crime

READ MORE

Grassy Park’s newest development, Cedar Place – developed by Asrin Property Developers – launches this month. The apartment complex will consist of 98 units (14 studios and 84 two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartments) in three- and four-storey walk-up blocks. Prices range from R499,900 to R659,900 (including VAT and transfer fees). “Whether you’re

READ MORE

In the recent case of the body corporate of Empire Gardens v Sithole, the body corporate applied for the sequestration of an owner in the sectional title scheme to recover their arrears levies after they had exhausted all other remedies. The benefit of a sequestration order

READ MORE

Q Hi, I refer to the amendment to the Sectional Title Schemes Management Act as follows (as sent to us by our managing agent): “Body corporate is to establish and maintain a separate MINIMUM RESERVE FUND. An amount of 10% of the monthly levy contributions must be allocated

READ MORE

Q I have been renting a home in Pretoria and, despite renewing the lease last October, have had a few too many run-ins with my landlord. He treats me with disrespect; has physically threatened my wife over the phone and pitches up to take photos of

READ MORE