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Q Hi, I was a trustee previously and decided to not be one in the new financial year at my complex. Yet, at the AGM I made myself clear and asked that it be minuted that I as an owner have the right to receive the monthly

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There have been a number of stories over the past few months where homeowners in financial distress have had their homes sold on auction for a mere fraction of what they are worth. In some instances, these clients’ homes have been repossessed by the lending

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Innovation in any industry is often met with initial shock and rejection by industry gatekeepers such as policy makers, financiers, and sometimes the media. This staunch resistance to change often comes at the expense of those who would benefit most from the innovation. In my

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Q We have recently had an eight-month late AGM. The contents of the minutes are nowhere close to the “actual discussions” that did or did not take place. One issue which, as owners, we are very concerned about would be our home insurance and the replacement

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This is not an article about finding an extra couple of hundred bucks and putting it into your bond each month. It is not about moving your debit order from the 1st to the 25th, or putting half your annual bonus into your home loan.

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In South Africa, the residential real estate industry is geared towards sellers: estate agents represent the interests of sellers, while no one looks after the interests of buyers. That is, until now. A new National Property Buyers' Database was recently launched by the same brainchild of

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Today the Monetary Policy Committee kept the repo rate (6.5%) stable, with prime remaining at 10%. Here’s what market commentators had to say. Andrew Golding, CE of Pam Golding Property group [caption id="attachment_1747" align="aligncenter" width="1632"] Dr Andrew Golding, CE of the Pam Golding Property group.[/caption] “…growth prospects for the

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It’s still early days since VAT was increased by 1%, but with landlords having to absorb resultant cost increases in all services received – from levies, rates and taxes, utilities, insurance, and maintenance – they are going to have to tread very carefully around rental

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