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Last week it was announced that SA Home Loans had purchased 49% of online, low-commission estate agency, PropertyFox. While welcoming SA Home Loans into the low-commission estate agency arena, Neville Berkowitz, veteran property economist and founder of low-commission estate agency, HomeBid, questions the decision by SA

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Negotiation touches every part of our lives. Relationships in business and in our personal lives are negotiated. And the skills to do it effectively can often mean the difference between getting what you want or losing out. You don’t get what you deserve, you get

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Did you know that it is standard practice for banks to insist on a roof certificate when bonding new and existing properties to ensure that the roof is structurally sound? The problem is there is a lack of inspectors and engineers with the necessary expertise

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Many tenants ask their landlords for first refusal, should the landlord ever decide to sell the property. “For a happy tenant the right of first refusal is a fantastic opportunity to not only remain in the property they love, but to purchase it for themselves

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Negotiation touches every part of our lives. Relationships in business and in our personal lives are negotiated. And the skills to do it effectively can often mean the difference between getting what you want or losing out. You don’t get what you deserve, you get

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Chocolate or vanilla? Now you don’t need to choose since you can have the best of both worlds with this delicious,  recipe. It’s a very easy recipe; just an hour until you can enjoy freshly baked cupcakes but the true art, and fun, happens with the

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When an offer to purchase a property is signed by both buyer and seller, this constitutes a binding agreement or “Deed of Sale” between the two parties.  However, in most cases the “standard contract” might not be enough to cover all the specifics pertaining to

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