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You may not be held liable for the debt of your home’s previous owner – or for three decades of municipal debt linked to your property. This week, the North Gauteng High Court ruled that January’s Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruling that homeowners could be

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Q We have a small complex consisting of six units: Five of the units are owner-occupied with one having a tenant in occupation. Each owner is a trustee, and I for my sins have for a number of years organised all that is necessary for the management

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The Community Scheme Ombud Service Act and the Sectional Title Schemes Management Act were each gazetted one month ago. While these acts have certain things in common, there is confusion as to which regulations refer to which acts and how they apply to share scheme

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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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