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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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“Turning a house into a home”, the meaning of this, and the very hard work behind accomplishing it, becomes glaringly obvious the first night in a new home. Once the movers delivered the last carefully packed box into one corner of your new house and quietness

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