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The property industry unanimously reacted positively to the 20% increase in the threshold for the payment of transfer duty from R750,000 to R900,000 effective 1 March. Experts believe that, not only will this benefit the market due to increased capacity of first-time buyers, it will

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Wanna hear a funny story? I was introduced to the game Cards Against Humanity (CAH) by the very guy co-ordinating the effort to create a free printable South African version of the sometimes shocking, sometimes below-the-belt, always funny card game. The American party game was originally

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Once you have decided to tie the knot with a special person or to build or renovate your new forever home there will always be challenges. From personal experience there are normally two scenarios: One of the parties has inherited furniture from family members which

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In the past 12 months, 6% of home loans granted were switches from one lender to another. This is according to Peter Swartz and Nondumiso Ncapai, heads customer interaction and business development at Absa Home Loans. There are many reasons why homeowners switch their mortgages from

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In the next few months as many as 21 municipalities, including some major metros, will release a new valuation roll which will impact the tax you pay on your property. Ben Espach from Rates Watch, municipal property rates practitioners, says that legally you will have 30

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