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Q Hi, my primary residence for the last 17 years was acquired for R400,000.  I have spent another R100,000 on improvements but do not have invoices.  The municipal valuation is about R1,5m currently, and I have no mortgage bond on the property. I plan to acquire another

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Many people look at buying properties on auction hoping to find a bargain of a lifetime, sometimes only to realise it was the mistake of a lifetime. All too often purchasing repossessed and distressed properties have a number of associated potential nightmares, especially when it

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Q Hi there, Please explain what the difference is between leasehold versus freehold property? I’d also like to understand if a freeholder is entitled to increase the service charge at free will - Mianka A Hi Mianka, thank you. I’ll start of by addressing the first half of

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Business tip of the day Thoughts are the fertiliser of an entrepreneur's business. Find quiet time each day where you can think and develop those ideas into more concrete plans. Ideally, take some time to meditate; these techniques allow you to still your mind enabling the

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