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Q Hi, I have two questions: 1 Can outstanding levies be collected via garnishee order? 2 Is it the body corporate’s responsibility to collect the arrear levies at its own cost? - Aloma A Hi Aloma, yes outstanding levies can be collected via a garnishee order and the body corporate

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Sprout Social revealed in their Q3 2017 Sprout Social Index that 81% of consumers believe social media has increased accountability for brands. That is 81% of 1,000 consumers who believe that brands are now far more likely to have to acknowledge and act on issues

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Q Hi, I gave notice to my landlord that I was going to vacate his rental apartment within the required time. He sent prospective tenants to the apartment who I happily accommodated to view and ask questions about the property. One of the prospective tenants was sent

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Q Hi, my tenant has been in breach of our contract for a while now. I have put the tenant on terms but the tenant has neglected to rectify. I have thus decided to go ahead and give the tenant notice to vacate. I would, however,

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Q Hi, I need urgent advice. I live in a rented granny flat in Bellville, Cape Town. The property is a single dwelling erf that has been subdivided into 7 rental units, but never rezoned. With the present water restrictions the landlord received a municipal fine for

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Q I signed a lease agreement for a property I was supposed to occupy on 1 October 2017. After paying over the deposit, the landlord informed that, due to personal reasons, they cannot grant occupation on that date. We discussed possibilities of moving occupation to 1

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The rental housing market is a competitive playing field, even more so in sought-after areas; when the right property at a reasonable price comes along you better jump or risk losing it to the next prospective tenant. No wonder then that so many tenants get

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