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Certain banks are offering home buyers up to 100% loans if their individual or combined income is less than R23,500. This is according to HomeBid Home Loans manager, Fiona Staughton, who says this enables these buyers to raise up to R600,000 in bond finance at the top

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What happens if the parties enter into a sale agreement and subsequent to the conclusion of the agreement, one of the parties passes away? In the event where death of a party occurs and the agreement was concluded prior to the death of either party,

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Ahead of the State of the National Address (SONA) and Budget 2019, Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group has called on Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, to relook at transfer duty, especially at the top end of the market as well as Capital Gains

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Currently the owner of a property of which the original title deed is lost, only has to sign an affidavit prepared by a conveyancer to apply for a replacement copy thereof. On 24 February 2019 a new process will come into operation which will make it

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Finding a suitable tenant to rent investment units in sectional title is becoming increasingly difficult. Credit checks, phone calls to previous landlords and checking for criminal records may show that the potential tenant is “clean”, but there can never be an absolute guarantee as to

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The Permanent Trust Property Group of the Western Cape has acknowledged unconditionally in a settlement signed at a CSOS dispute resolution hearing that it had contravened the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act of 2011 by making a payment to Dr Johannes George Coetzee for repairs

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Nearly two out of every five tenants in South Africa are risky. On average, 14.2% of South African tenants are classified as minimum-risk according to their credit scores, while 37.2% are classified as high-risk. PayProp head of data and analytics, Johette Smuts, said that according

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