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
It’s that time of year again when we’re all starting to plan and look forward to our yearly holiday away from the hustle and bustle of work and home. But what about your pets? I usually get quite a few phone calls around this time
The Cape suburb of Zwaanswyk, which was ravaged by last March’s Cape Peninsula fires, has completely. In fact, all homes and fences have been repaired and dead trees removed, while the post-fire property market has remained steady.
Dawn Bloch, area specialist for Lew Geffen Sotheby's International
Is it compulsory to be an estate agent to be the managing agent for a sectional title scheme? The scheme has its own bank account with the trustees as the signatories with no trust funds. The trustees are responsible for the maintenance together with an
I stay in a retirement village of 202 units - 139 of which are sectional title and 63 are life rights. There is some confusion under the new legislation as to whether or not the owner of the life rights units (the original developer) has 63
After the recent heavy rains, my house flooded because of all the storm water that came from my neighbour. He refuses to handle his storm water and he says because my stand is lower than his stand I must accept ALL his storm water. If
Last week news broke that Property24 was buying rival Private Property, with Naspers’ investment relations officer, Meloy Horn, saying “Property24 has reached an agreement to acquire Private Property, subject to approvals. Due to confidentiality agreements, details of the transaction will only be disclosed once the
On the 15th of November Pharmaline introduced their VenCasa range to the local market with an exclusive launch event held at Bedford Centre, Johannesburg.
“VenCasa has partnered with global and local experts to create the VenCasa Signature Collection,” says Greg Smart, CEO of Pharmaline. “This includes
In terms of the new Sectional Title Schemes Management Act regulations, all bodies corporate have to prepare a formal 10-year maintenance, repair and replacement plan for the common property for all major capital items as defined.
Must the maintenance plan be compiled by a specialist, or
I read your articles on the Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) and the new Sectional Title Schemes Management acts.
What I can’t get clarity on (I’ve even emailed the CSOS people with no response), is whether these laws apply to duets? I don’t see any exclusion