Hi, I am currently renting a property in the Amanzimtoti area of KwaZulu-Natal. I have been in the property for 18 months and when I moved in a rental agreement was signed between a local estate agent and myself. The initial contract was for six
Residential contractor confidence fell in Q1 2017 on the back of weaker building activity and keener tendering price competition – in contrast to unchanged confidence in the non-residential building sector.
“For the past few quarters the trend in the residential building sector has been broadly up
Because your home’s roof is one of the largest, heaviest and most costly structures in your home’s design, it is fair to expect that a lot of planning should be invested in the roof’s design and construction. Still, many home builder clients choose price over
Hi, I have three questions:
#1 For a lease renewal, do you draw up a new lease or just an addendum?
#2 Do you credit check the tenants again?
#3 What if the owner says we don’t need to recheck the tenants – what’s our risk?
#1 In the
When purchasing a home and registering a bond, a purchaser must be prepared to pay not only the bond registration attorneys’ fees, but a few incidental costs as well.
The attorneys’ fees are calculated on an upward sliding scale directly proportional to the bond amount. Other costs
More than 250 properties, or 80%, in the first phase of the Menlyn Maine residential development that were put to market off-plan in November last year have been snapped up.
Retha Schutte, Pam Golding Properties regional executive for the Pretoria region, said investors have shown “unprecedented”
The lower to mid-market sectional title sector is expected to remain the busiest throughout 2017, with the highest demand for well-priced units under R1,5m likely to drive most of the activity; however, this sub-sector can also be challenging with buyers unable to secure bond finance.
FNB’s residential activity indicator has risen over the past two quarters, indicating strengthening residential demand.
“From a seven-year low point of 5.59 (on a scale of 1 to 10) reached in Q3 2016, the residential activity rating has seen a noticeable two-quarter rise to 6.31 in
There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a