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Can you invest in property if you only have R35,000 available? The answer is, yes. There is a well-known concept used by seasoned investors called “OPM”, or “other people’s money”, and there is no need to think that you must amass a small fortune before

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Q Hi, what is the difference between non-fulfilment of suspensive conditions versus non-fulfilment of a normal contractual term? - Tim A Hi Tim, suspensive conditions are often incorporated in contracts of sale, e.g. obtaining a loan before a certain date. A valid and binding agreement will only come

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I recently contacted an agent to view my property and give me his expert opinion on its saleability and, of course, what the magic selling price should be. All initial contacts went well: We made contact via social media, arranged to meet at the property the

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A data breach seems to be reported at least once a month, most recently at financial services company and life fund, Liberty, as well as at the end of last year from well-known and reputable estate agency, AIDA. When selling your home, you are required to

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  Every day we receive questions from our readers pointing fingers at their bodies corporate, forgetting that, as owners, they are the body corporate! Our friends at Paddocks have similar issues, as the below article explains. At Paddocks, we are frequently told by owners that the “body

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Demand for sectional title living within secure estates on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast remains high, with an average of 40 families relocating to the North Coast every month! And in just more than one year (13 months) R2,7bn worth of transfers occurred in the greater

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“For Sale”, “To Let”, “On Show” and “Sold” boards are as common in our cities and towns as the Jacarandas are in Johannesburg and Pretoria. But did you know that not all estate agent boards are “legal”, and that many estate agents do not stick to

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Q Quick question: Fumigation service was provided to 4 units in our sectional title complex. Because no other units benefited, and it was paid for out of the general maintenance budget, we are all in effect paying for this service. Can owners of the specific units

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