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If you are a homeowner it is almost certain that at some point you are going to have to deal with the ramifications of a burst geyser. Generally, your homeowners’ insurance policy should cover you in the event of a burst geyser as well as any

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When buying a property, the usual process is that transfer duty is payable by the buyer on the property; however, if the property is registered in the name of a company it will be subject to VAT instead. Transfer duty is the usual tax levied on

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Gauteng’s rental market is poised for growth recovery in the next two quarters. This is according to the quarterly PayProp Rental Index. Johette Smuts, head of data and analytics at PayProp, said as with economic growth, inflation rates and interest rates, rental growth rates show cyclical

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Half of all 18 to 34-year-olds still live at home with parents. This is according to Old Mutual’s Savings & Investment Monitor for July 2018. The reasons, however, are not simply a lack of affordability, said Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southen

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As the last vestiges of winter remain, you decided to put your house up for sale. Did no one tell you that the skies got dark earlier, that human beings are generally not fans of dark and cold strange places? Selling in winter certainly has its

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Pam Golding Properties (PGP) has stabbed the traditional high-commission estate agencies in the heart, and probably damaged the PGP franchisees business through their purchase of eazi.com, the fixed-fee online real estate platform. BREAKING: Pam Golding buys online, fixed-fee agency, Eazi.com This is according to low-commission pioneer Neville Berkowitz,

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Ongoing, escalating fuel costs - with yet another hike on the cards for September 2018 - coupled with rising traffic congestion in South Africa’s cities, is playing an increasingly relevant role in the locations selected where consumers will buy or rent a home. Ultimately, this

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Cape Town’s highly publicised water shortage has caused more than just the dams to dry up. Local experts say demand for property in the region has also suffered in the wake of the Western Cape’s driest years in living memory. Thankfully, with winter rains finally beginning to turn the tide on water availability in

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