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There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a

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The sectional title property market is the fastest-growing housing type in the country. Reasons for this include the fact that a higher concentration of homes on a stand reduces pressure on municipal infrastructure and thus costs less to service than traditional suburban homes which each

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We are now firmly in the grip of a buyers’ market: Fewer buyers, more sellers and a reduced number of sales. The current housing market reflects the state of the nation and the economy, both in terms of price growth and the level of consumer

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'For Sale’, ‘For Sale’, ‘For Sale’. We’ve all driven past sectional title complexes where the entrance gate’s garden has been overtaken by a litter of For Sale boards. We wonder what on earth has residents so spooked that it seems everyone is selling en-masse. Drawing

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Q My neighbour and I have a duet sectional title scheme. The body corporate (just the two of us) do not have meetings and we have our individual accounts for rates and taxes as well as electricity. We do and pay for maintenance ourselves to our individual

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National average rental inflation is a lowly 2.89% according to the latest TPN Market Strength Index. This means that as a landlord, if you on average were charging a tenant R10,000 per month, your rental escalation would be R289 – hardly enough to cover above-inflation

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