Is the municipality entitled to disconnect the supply of services (electricity or water) to a property or to refuse to connect or restore that supply to a property on the basis that amounts are owed to the municipality by prior owners of the property?
This is my favourite time of year; when we skip right into summer on the Highveld. Days are longer and smiles brighter.
One of my happiest childhood memories associated with this time of year is baking mud cakes with my sister and our cousins. It would
We were recently informed of how bad our water situation is in Johannesburg, and I am sure the rest of the country is dealing with similar problems.
Important news from Johannesburg Water: Water tariffs will apply to domestic usage from this month. The city says that the water
If you are selling your home with a dual or open mandate you may be liable to pay double agents' commission once your home is sold.
Although such commission claims are rare, Allen West, property law specialist at MacRobert Attorneys, says there is no rule that
Your most valuable asset is your ability to earn an income. Are you doing all you can to protect it at all stages of your life?
"When circumstances change, it is important to review your cover and to get in touch with your financial adviser to
Lease agreements are usually entered into for a fixed period of time, such as for 12 months, and during this time it could very well happen that the circumstances of the tenant can change. In the case of a residential property, the tenant might be
Almost half of the recent buyers in Sedgefield, which sits between George and Knysna on the Garden Route, are aged between 50 and 64 years old. This is according to Chris van der Merwe, broker/manager of RE/MAX Lakes, who said his office has a large
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
Rent is late…again. As this dreadful month-end ritual unfolds, you can’t help but wonder: Will the rent be paid in full, or at all, this time? If not, what then? Can this situation be resolved? How can it be prevented? Perhaps the most common predicament
Gordon’s Bay in the Western Cape has seen house values rise healthily in recent years, brought about in part by major demand for anything priced up to R1,5m – a price band in which stock levels are in short supply. This is according to Louise