Q Hi, is there any way that we can get around the fact that the security levy is calculated and payable by participation quota (PQ)? We feel that in our sectional title complex, which consists of various sized homes, it unfair to say that a big house

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Stumbling upon a diamond in the rough and transforming it into a show house is a common fantasy, especially among DIY enthusiasts and people who love older character homes, but there can be a stark contrast between the dream and the reality if you don’t

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Q Hi, I got a joint bond with my nephew back in 2008. I am the one repaying the bond debt, but he helped me secure the bond because I could not afford it back then. Now I have noticed that he made loans at the

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Moving can be stressful for adults who fully understand the process. So once you factor in the confusion and anxiety that children feel when leaving a familiar space and going to a completely new setting, a move can be a traumatic experience for children. Adrian Goslett,

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Consumers today are exposed to more information in a day than the caveman was his entire lifetime. And more is known about your wants, needs, online activities and spending habits than you may even care to think about. The fact is, you leave a data trail

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It was always an insane situation and it was always going to be challenged legally, but it took years for the courts to eventually rule that homeowners couldn't be held responsible for historical debt. South African homeowners undoubtedly breathed a collective sigh of relief when the

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Would you rather have a root canal treatment? Abstain from sex for a month? Or draw up or update a will? According to an American study most people would do, or give up, almost anything to avoid the business of an up-to-date will. It doesn’t matter

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Q Hi, we are having our AGM at the end of September this year. When we received our copy of the body corporate financials, we noticed that the financial year for the audited financial statements is January 1 to December 31. When we checked previous financials,

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Nearly half of all new home loan applications received by bond originator, ooba, are from buyers who have no access to a deposit, but 74% of these applicants are successful in their bid to secure 100% bonds This is according to Kay Geldenhuys, property finance processing

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