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Q I lived in my primary residence for 16 years, since 2001, but rented it out in 2017 and will sell it in 2018. What is the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) calculation under these conditions? – Charles A Hi Charles, this is good question, especially since you acquired

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Q Hi, hope this e-mail finds you well. I am in a traditional marriage with a joint bond and we are in the process of separating, however, my partner refuses to sell the house. Are there options that I can explore? – Tebogo A Hi Tebogo, when parties register a

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Q Hi Nick, what is the ideal distance away from a pool to plant a Washingtonia Robusta palm tree? - David A Hi David, the Washingtonia has a large bulbous root system. They grow incredibly tall and when the wind blows they shift slightly. They can withstand very

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With the introduction of the Sectional Title Schemes Management Act Regulations in 2016, property experts warned that residents could expect an increase in their monthly levies of between 15% and 25%, to account for the requirement of the reserve and maintenance fund. The act furthermore

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Q Hi, I signed a fixed-term lease for a year that said I am allowed two guests per week to stay over. Before I moved in the landlord emailed me to say that the guest policy has been changed and no guests are allowed. I did not accept

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Homes situated within gated residential estates are an ever-increasingly popular option across South Africa. There are, however, some emergency situations when heavily guarded access points to these communities can be more of a hindrance than a help. Last month a concerned citizen posted on social media

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Q Hi, I am the owner of a property in a sectional title unit. I am needing to do some minor repairs and renovations to the unit , nothing structural, mostly painting touch ups, the invoice cost is a little over R18,000. I have been instructed that

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