Chances are good that you’ve already fallen victim to an April Fool’s joke today – whether it was an outrageous story in your news feed, or a prank in the office. We’ve compiled a list of 10 pranks we felt were easy to put into
My question (on behalf of several neighbours) is that we have a particular unit where there have been three previous owners with whom we’ve never had any problems. However, the new owner raised the patio earlier last year quite considerably and now, because his head
What if we told you the solution to the 25% national unemployment statistic (36% youth unemployment) and the million-plus housing backlog was already in our back yard? And what if we told you jobless, unskilled South Africans could become entrepreneurs in the house building sector
The body corporate had a meeting last night and they made decisions that I am not sure they are allowed to make. I just want to make sure they are acting within their rights but couldn't contribute because at the last AGM I was nominated
In evictions, the most important thing is to stop the financial bleeding. The amount of blood and pain on the landlord’s part, however, depends on factors such as a stubborn tenant who refuses to budge as well as the legal team hired.
“Some recalcitrant tenants vacate
Yesterday’s Budget announcement for the 2016/17 financial year has been lauded by many in the property industry as a fine balancing act in a difficult macroeconomic environment. But not everyone is pleased.
Key take outs include:
An increase in transfer duty from 11% to 13% in the
Did you hear the one about the entrepreneur who got his bond approved without a hitch? No? That’s because this is rarely ever the case for entrepreneurs and self-employed individuals. Ironically, entrepreneurs’ permanent employees have an easier, far less suspicion-filled experience when doing a mortgage
Interest rates are expected to be hiked further this year, annual salary increases are not guaranteed for most and the cost of living will continue to rise. This means we’re all going to have to save where we can.
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Every 12 months, and in some cases 6 months, tenants are required to increase their monthly rental by between 5% and 10% - depending on the requirements set out in their lease agreement.
I have a friend who moves to a new apartment every 12 months
Netflix and ShowMax, the online television and movie services, are prompting many people to reconsider keeping their DStv subscriptions – especially those who already have reliable and high-bandwidth lines installed in their homes.
ShowMax costs R99 a month while recently launched international service Netflix offers subscriptions from