Regarding FICA, we have a landlord living overseas. Do they have to give proof of their address in SA? Or where they live? Also, if they say they are not registered with SARS, is that ok?
In terms of FICA, you are required to ensure that
It’s a tale as old as time; unscrupulous opportunists will take advantage of unsuspecting individuals whenever, wherever and however. Booking travel and accommodation online for the upcoming Easter holiday period is exactly such an opportunity.
In fact, the ever increasing ease of booking online has made
“Junk status will without a doubt slow down economic growth even further. So the effect on the housing market will be that house prices will grow at even a slower rate than otherwise. Say if they were to grow at 3%, they would stop growing
Successful small businesses and start-ups are driving this country’s economy. Not only do these entrepreneurs support themselves, they are creating jobs and contributing to South Africa’s GDP. What’s more, if you were to ask a group of entrepreneurs they are likely to unanimously say that
Hi, I would appreciate your view on whether it is still a good time to be investing in UK property?
Yes, certainly for South Africans because of the political uncertainty currently being experienced in the country. On Friday 31st March 2017, the rand lost 9% to
The short answer is: Yes. The contract of sale requires agreement on three essential elements to be valid: The parties, the purchase price and the property being purchased. As long as the property can be clearly identified, by means of a sketch or a pointing
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
Walking around a client’s garden this past week I noticed planting arrangements around her pool which brought back childhood memories of sharp leaves poking my skin.
With so many stylised and modern contemporary looking homes being built these days, a lot of people place the wrong
Expect the unexpected and prepare for a challenging time ahead; that is how we prefaced the year. Caution has been the order of the day for the last two years as we have seen political instability and poor governing decisions negatively impact the economy.
The increase of the transfer duty threshold has boosted the first-time buyers’ market in more ways than anticipated, with reports from Pam Golding Properties that, those who are able to, are buying homes for the people they love who would have otherwise struggled to become