I am supposed to move into a place this weekend. The landlord is dealing directly through a friend lawyer who sent me the contract two days ago after I had been begging for it for the past three weeks. However, the rent is more than
Amanda Cuba’s love for and interest in real estate was fostered from the age of 12, studying the newspapers’ various property pages. She quickly developed a head for real estate, how its supply and demand dynamics influenced price and in turn suburb appeal.
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The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to leave the repo rate at 7% and prime at 10.5% has been welcomed by heads of the country’s three biggest real estate agencies.
Dr Andrew Golding, CE of Pam Golding Property Group
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More than 42,000 fire incidents were reported in South Africa in 2013, according to the Fire Protection Association of South Africa. And the residential sector made up the bulk of the cases (47%), costing more than R1tn in damages.
Formal and informal dwellings were equally matched
I just read the story on HomeTimes entitled, Sectional title corner – can levies be hiked by more than 10%? While I agree that there is no limit to the percentage increase in the act or the regulations, I would like to know if the trustees,
How are sectional title levy annual increases calculated? Can the increase be up to 16%, and what informs that decision? – Lesego
In order to plan for a specific financial year (or a longer period as determined by the trustees) the body corporate must draw
More than one in four South Africans who want to and are willing to work cannot find a job. This is according to Stats SA which this week released its quarterly labour force survey in which it highlighted that unemployment had risen to a 10-year
There was an insurance claim at my unit. Why am I responsible for the insurance excess? Surely the body corporate must pay the excess as the insurance is in the name of the body corporate? - Mike
You will have to check your complex’s management rules.
What if we told you that your monthly rental installments could be used to help you buy the home you’re already living in?
Rent2buy, the brainchild of lawyer Meyer de Waal, is a relatively new product (based on an old concept) that allows tenants to buy
The Sectional Titles Act states that participation quotas must be shown on the sectional plans to four decimal places. Why does mine only show three decimal places? Does that mean we have to redo our plans? - Anon
The Act 66 of 1971 said plans