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
I own and live in a flat in a sectional title development. I bought and renovated it approximately three years ago, and every six months I had water oozing through the tiles in my en-suite bathroom. Thinking it was my fault I have had plumbers
If we have demanded payment from a tenant, they have not paid and then we cancel the lease, can the lease be revived? I always thought that once a lease is cancelled, you have to sign a new one, if, for example, the landlord wants
Construction of homes is now well under way in the 774ha Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate situated on the edge of the Steenkampsberg plateau some 14km from the scenic town of Dullstroom in Mpumalanga.
Anton Greeff, area principal in Dullstroom for Pam Golding Properties said
Hi there, I’m a trustee and the other trustees in my complex are refusing to register with the Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS). What are the fines/consequences of schemes/complexes refusing to register with the CSOS? - David
Hi David, the CSOS Act states the following, which
Deciding to build your own home, or take on major renovations is an exciting endeavour. Homeowners are sure to encounter many challenges and even possibly unexpected expenses in the process, and will have to take a few calculated risks to end up with the home
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Entrepreneurship is about sorting out issues as you go. Don't tinker around trying to perfect something. Launch your offering into the sea of opportunity and you will learn to stay afloat.
The average age of a first-time home buyer in South Africa is 44.4 years old, an increase from 43.82 years in 2015.
This is according to John Loos, household sector strategist at FNB, quoting results from the four quarterly FNB Estate Agent Surveys in 2016.
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
I own a sectional title apartment in Honeydew, Johannesburg, and yesterday got notice of increased sewer recovery charges (from R188 to just over R200). I understand that costs rise but November and December have been backdated so for January I have to pay my usual