“Sharon speaking, hello.”
“Hi Sharon, it’s Lebo.”
“Oh, hi Lebo. How are you?”
“I’m fine Sharon; just saw that you have not yet paid your rent?”
“I…uh…I was meaning to call you about that.”
“It’s the 4th of the month. Your rent needs to me in my account by the
Remember to stop your vehicle just on the inside of the gate and select reverse while waiting for the gate to close. This creates confusion and may buy you a few seconds for the gate to close completely behind you.
It has become increasingly difficult to
Hi, my question relates to the claims against rental income article published previously. We were told by our tax guy that we could not claim back expenses such as levies, rates and taxes and gardening service. Therefore, in the last tax year we had to
I have a situation where a landlord – who has several properties that I rent out on her behalf - wants me to draw up lease agreements for two tenants in a property she has almost bought (transfer has not yet gone through). She is
Hi, my courtyard is part of my section registered in the deeds office and is separated by a 2m high wall from the adjacent section’s courtyard. Without consulting me the next door owner has raised this wall by four rows of bricks and intends to
Hi there, I own a sectional title unit that has two patios - one from my lounge, and the other from my bedroom. I do not use the bedroom patio and would like to enclose it with glass sliding doors, requiring zero structural work. But
Some 11% fewer homes were transferred in Q3 2016, compared to Q3 2015, which translates into a market where buyers just cannot afford to purchase the homes listed on the market. Tenants have also been forced to rent for longer due to a lack of
It is not always physically possible to inspect a property before tenants move in and sometimes they have just moved in when the inspection is done. Does this make a big difference?
I am of the view that it is essential for the parties to conduct
Business tip of the day
Research your market continually. Visit and shop at your competitors. Ask your customers as well as your competitors’ customers what they like and don't like at the respective businesses. Use this insider knowledge to develop your niche to be as strong
The average purchase price between Q4 2015 and Q4 2016 showed positive nominal (including consumer price inflation) growth of 7.1%; while nominal quarter-on-quarter growth from Q3 to Q4 2016 confirms that growth in the property market has slowed significantly.
This is according to Rhys Dyer, bond