When we talk about electricity, we refer to energy in Kilowatt-hour abbreviated as kWh. kWh implies a Kilo (that is 1,000) Watts of power for one hour. Note the use of power and energy: Think of power as the speed at which you use energy.
Hi, is there any way that we can get around the fact that the security levy is calculated and payable by participation quota (PQ)? We feel that in our sectional title complex, which consists of various sized homes, it unfair to say that a big house
Hi, we are having our AGM at the end of September this year. When we received our copy of the body corporate financials, we noticed that the financial year for the audited financial statements is January 1 to December 31. When we checked previous financials,
Letsmoove Real Estate launched this morning at a breakfast event held at Café Beyritz, Lynwoodbridge.
The company, which is the brainchild of experienced agents and industry veterans, uses a Matterport 3D Camera (one of only three in the country) to photograph every home it markets. The
Whether you are delaying buying your dream home because you want to travel, have professional flexibility or need to save up for a few more years, the fact is more and more South Africans are renting for longer.
Landlords are understandably sticky about their properties and
In March of this year we reported on a David-and-Goliath battle, the so-called historical debt saga between the municipalities of Tshwane and Ekurhuleni and their clients.
In November 2016 the North Gauteng High Court held that these municipalities have been unlawful in their conduct and declared
Identifying housing market bubbles, or market “overshoots”, is always a tough task. Not only have we not yet reached a stage where we can accurately match a specific house price level to the existing economic fundamentals at the time, but the economic fundamentals are constantly
When it comes to sectional title schemes and participation quota, should each unit’s levy be determined based on the whole cost of the budget with participation quota or should only the maintenance costs be based on participation quota? - Kashvir
Hi Kashvir, all expenses are based
Good day, our trustees have decided to increase our levies by 20% per annum. If you are an owner but not one of the trustees, do you have a say in the increase of levies?
In terms of Management Rule 21 (b) the trustees may only increase
It’s a story on SMMEs so I feel compelled to start it off by mentioning the well-known stat – small businesses are responsible for between 65% and 70% of the jobs created in South Africa annually, so they are vitally important engines of economic growth.