Hi there, I heard there is another levy we will soon have to pay that has to do with a new Ombudsman? - Paul
Hi Paul, yes this is true; there is a new Ombud that has been established for all community schemes (including sectional title schemes,
More than 132,527 cases of robbery with aggravating circumstances (house robbery and hijacking) were reported in the 2015/16 Crime Stats report released by the SA Police Service in early September. This up by 2.7% from last year’s 129,045 reported cases.
According to StatsSA’s Community Survey 2016,
Where are homes the most expensive to build and what housing type is priciest? The answer might surprise you.
Nationally, it costs an average of R8,163/m² to build flats, followed by office space (R8,092/m²), shopping space (R7,364/m²), townhouses (R6,802/m²), and free-standing houses (R5,932/m²).
KwaZulu-Natal is most expensive
Home sales in Hout Bay are expected to hit the R1bn mark this year. This is according to Stephen Cross, sales manager for Seeff Hout Bay and Llandudno, who said at the end of August property sales valued at R615m had already been concluded in
Seven out of 10 of South Africa’s most home-dense estates have also enjoyed the most buying and selling activity over the past five years.
This is according to numbers by property data company, Lightstone Property, which shows that the same three estates share in the highest
The Sectional Title Schemes Management Act (STSMA) and Community Schemes Ombuds Service Act (CSOSA) have been signed by President Jacob Zuma.
While the two new acts introduce very significant changes to scheme management law, as well as bringing the CSOS fully into operation to resolve scheme administration disputes, no confirmation
Did you know that the height of your perimeter walls could prove the difference between your security provider being able to access your home during a break-in and containing the situation, or being left outside and unable to assist you. This is because high walls
We need money for some maintenance at our complex and we don’t want to raise a special levy as people cannot afford it. We were thinking of creating some more parking bays and selling them to interested owners to raise the funds. We have some garages
Homeowners battling to make ends meet, in financial distress and with high debt-to-income ratios don’t have to say goodbye to their homes. But in order to hold onto their homes, they need to be proactive, according to Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX
Beware that home on the hill: The one with the fairytale Victorian turrets, oddly shaped windows and strikingly “different” paintwork. Stay well away from this one if you have any sense.
Unique, one-of-a-kind homes may charm you, but believe us they will disappoint you when you