No sooner had the Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) Chief Ombudsman and chief financial officer left their offices in Johannesburg under “precautionary suspension” than the acting Chief Ombudsman, Ndivhuwo Rabuli, perceived the need for a roadshow “to rebuild trust and credibility of the CSOS Service

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The Pretoria deeds office’s year-end function takes place on 30 November, 2018, which means the deeds office will be closed on this day and will affect registrations and occupation dates. This is according to conveyancing attorneys, MC van der Berg Inc, which explains that this will

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The South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) made good on predictions of a 25 basis point increase to the Repo rate, which takes the prime lending rate to 10.25%. “Clearly there are still inflation risks which may incline the MPC towards continuing on a

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Nothing beats a cheese platter at a braai or a party. All the choices, flavours and textures. There are so many different things you can put on a cheese platter: you can keep it simple or you can go all out! Remember, however, to keep

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To consider the fundamental question of whether to change S 25 of the Constitution to allow for expropriation without compensation (EWC), it appears that the Constitutional Review Committee studied just 0.01% of the public submissions, if that. This sets a dangerous precedent and could leave

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Questions relating to the most efficient way of lodging a complaint against an estate agent, and the time line that is followed by the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) once a complaint has been lodged, have been provided to HomeTimes following the publication of a

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A 25 basis point interest rate hike is expected this week when the South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee meets. This would take its policy Repo Rate from 6.5% to 6.75%, and Prime Lending Rate of major banks from 10% to 10.25%. This call has

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Almost 40% (37.2%) of all tenants are classified as high-risk. This is according to the  PayProp Rental Index for Q3 2018, which also indicated that South African rental growth was just 3.25% for the quarter. PayProp head of data and analytics, Johette Smuts, said the highest

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The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) has declined to identify the person who laid a complaint against Heads Residential Property on a second count of illegal trading without a Fidelity Fund Certificate (FFC) required in terms of the Estate Agency Affairs Act. The Cape Town agency,

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