Negotiation touches every part of our lives. Relationships in business and in our personal lives are negotiated. And the skills to do it effectively can often mean the difference between getting what you want or losing out. You don’t get what you deserve, you get
What can we do about Cape Town landlords who refuse to provide pool covers for their rental properties?
Quite simply, you should advise your landlords that in light of the City of Cape Town’s water restriction by-laws, should they fail and/or refuse to provide their tenants
Hi, I was self-employed but recently took up employment. I have a rental property in another province from which I earn a small income. Can you please explain what deductions I will be able to claim on this income? Thank you - Riaan
Hi Riaan, You
Hi, I have two questions:
#1 For the purpose of a delineation between common property and exclusive-use property – how is this determined? Does median line come into the equation?
#2 Is the outside wall of an exclusive-use area the responsibility of the body corporate or the
It’s a cliché but some friends really do disappear once you’ve become a parent. Whether it is because they have different parenting philosophies or no kids, you find yourself struggling for something to say to an old friend.
If you’re lucky you’ll find a new group
The Western Cape is better at attracting the older repeat buyer skilled population while Gauteng is a better draw card for younger skills who become first-time home buyers.
This is the highly plausible assumption made by John Loos, FNB’s household sector strategist, using provincial outmigration and
When money’s tight and you are just making it from payday to payday, it may only take one unexpected expense like a car repair or a tax demand to completely derail your finances – or any plans you have to buy a home this year.
There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a
Business tip of the day
Self-management, self-discipline and even self-mastery are essential before you start managing others. Employees will never have your commitment to your business and if they see you slacking off, then it's open season for them to follow suit.
Hi, I have three questions:
#1 I would like to know who is responsible for repairing electrical cables. We live in a small sectional title complex and the chairman of the body corporate is also the developer. We have been battling this problem for some time