Capetonians are bracing for the onset of Day Zero – the day the City turns off the taps and residents will have to collect their 25 litre water ration at one of 200 public distribution points. Should this day arrive, the social and economic impact

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Being a landlord is not for everyone. It is not an easy way to supplement your income or make a living and it is definitely not just about signing lease agreements and collecting rent. “Many landlords underestimate the amount of time and energy it can require

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So you’ve decided to adopt a four-legged friend. Don’t be in a hurry to take this new family member home; take your time to get to know the breed of dog you’re considering and ensure you know everything you may have to know. To avoid stress,

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Q I lived in my primary residence for 16 years, since 2001, but rented it out in 2017 and will sell it in 2018. What is the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) calculation under these conditions? – Charles A Hi Charles, this is good question, especially since you acquired

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The property market is significantly influenced by sentiment and consumer confidence. Increased political uncertainty, low economic growth and inflationary pressures caused property buyers to ease off on new property purchases during 2017. This was according to Rhys Dyer, CEO of bond originator ooba, who noted that reduced demand

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Q Hi, hope this e-mail finds you well. I am in a traditional marriage with a joint bond and we are in the process of separating, however, my partner refuses to sell the house. Are there options that I can explore? – Tebogo A Hi Tebogo, when parties register a

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Examining the FNB House Price Indices for the country’s major regions, gradually slowing price growth in what has been the country’s top performing region in recent years, the Western Cape, continued in 2017Q4. The year-on-year average house price growth for the Western Cape measured 4.4% in

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