We’ve just booked our summer holiday at the beach - months away, I know - but even with the snow and rain in other parts of the country I can’t help but feel the summer vibes here in Pretoria. When walking our dog I’m seeing
By and large experts all agree that the gentrification of Braamfontein has been a major success, but some are now hinting at a great investment opportunity, saying that more young professionals would move to Bramfontein if there wasn’t such a shortage of suitable accommodation.
We recently had a case where an aspirational homeowner asked his brother to help him realise his dream of having his own place to call home. Ernest first tried applying on his own in 2008 and did not qualify; with his brother as joint applicant
Hi, we requested permission to alter the existing steel-framed double door and adjacent window frame in our section. We wish to replace the existing setup with three aluminium stacking doors and a narrower, longer window frame split into three windows. The existing door and window
Hi, the Sectional Titles Management Rules state that personal details such as telephone and email details etc. of owners must be given to other owners when it is requested. However, the POPI Act was since enacted, which rule should be enforced? Should the details be
Ask most people what they want from a partner, lover, friend and the one common answer will be loyalty. Your insurer is no different – believe it or not but this characteristic, or lack thereof, is something that could affect your premiums over the long
Hi, I recently received a notice of a Special General Meeting from the trustees in a sectional title scheme where I own a unit. They plan on changing the conduct rules by adding an Annexure to it.
After going through it some points seems unfair that
In my sectional title complex, which is a mixed-use development, i.e. commercial and residential, the trustees budgeted for a deficit in the 2015/16 financial year. The developer, who owns the commercial portion and a large number of residential units, dominates the board of trustees and
If an agency has been the victim of fraud and the tenant deposits have been misappropriated can the landlord cancel the lease agreement and appoint another rental agent? - Tina
Hi Tina, it is important to note in the first instance that the lease agreement is
We all know the stats: the fact that next to death and divorce, moving homes is the most stressful and traumatic thing that could happen to you. Add to that a lifetime of happy memories which is about to be sold to another family, who’s