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Q Hi, I am a single lady and have no knowledge on the law of townhouse complexes. I bought a townhouse in a complex three years ago: At that time, the townhouse was two years old and the ceilings were in a perfect condition. However, I have noticed that

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Dear perpetual tenant, nothing. According to Payprop's Q1 2017 Rental Index the average age of tenants have increased to 39, while the average age of first-time buyers have now increased to between 41 and 45 across South Africa's provinces. The income of the average, 39-year old

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Q Hi, I've been following the tips and advice by your expert financial planner. I am a school-leaver who has recently started my first job. I do not have budget for saving for retirement annuity as well as life and disability cover. Which one would you

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The devastating disasters that took place in Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Cape Town will not push up the premiums of clients living in high risk areas, at least not for the next 12 months, this according to Standard Insurance Limited. Standard Insurance Limited says natural disasters have

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With June celebrated as Youth Month, Jonathan Kohler, CEO of Landsdowne Investment Properties shares, what he believes to be, the best way to help your child get a foot on the property ladder way ahead of their peers. “Parents can help their children get onto the

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Q Hi, I have met all prerequisites for extending onto common property and have received a go ahead at a special general meeting (SGM). My builder has changed the height of a wall from 1.5m to 1.7m which would change the pitch of the roof resulting in

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Q I've recently been made a trustee of the complex which I stay in. We have an elderly lady who is our caretaker. She has a terrible attitude, especially to coloured and black people; even saying to some of the white teenagers that they mustn't hang

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