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The City of Cape Town is putting corporate citizens and city residents under pressure to comply with Level 5 water restrictions announced recently. Industries across the board are severely affected by this requirement for reduced water usage, including the construction industry. This has prompted waterproofing

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Bodies corporate may have a tough time enforcing the new Level 5 water restrictions imposed by the City of Cape Town because “in sectional title schemes, management of water usage is very tricky if there are no sub-water meters or prepaid water meters”, according to Michael

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When you finally decide to step onto the property ladder and approach the bank for finance, there are a number of factors that will be considered before your application can be approved. Banks will generally take into account the location and market value of the property,

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Did you know that inefficient, badly fitting windows can heat up your house by a whopping 75% in summer – and account for a third of total heat loss during winter? “This can obviously add significantly to your electricity bill so it’s really worth checking that

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Holiday letting in apartment blocks is not permitted in Cape Town in terms of the city’s Municipal Planning By-law (MPBL) together with its policies and frameworks, says Councillor Brett Herron, Mayoral Committee Member: Transport and Urban Development. Responding to questions from HomeTimes regarding the growing proliferation

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The FNB/BER Building Confidence Index rose to 35 index points in 3Q2017, from 32 in 2Q2017. Despite this improvement in confidence there are still indications that more than 60% of respondents are dissatisfied with prevailing business conditions. The higher confidence can be attributed to the increase

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Taxi violence and recent service delivery protests are a reminder of the importance of Sasria cover as part of your insurance policy. Once a default of short-term insurance policies, Sasria SOC Limited, a state-owned entity, provides specialised short-term insurance cover against the loss of, or damage

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The Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) today embarked on a national roadshow to educate the public and property owners in community schemes on their rights and obligations. The national roadshow kicked off today (19 September 2017) in Potchefstroom. The CSOS will be using the roadshow to register

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