Last year’s landslide in Mossel Bay, in which almost 30 families in Seemeeuvlug and Tuscan Village have been told to evacuate their houses after land foundations shifted, raises the issue about whether this type of damage is typically covered by insurance policies.
Marike van Niekerk, manager
It’s that time of year when your office starts buzzing about performance bonuses and 13th cheques. It’s an exciting time for employees, with the promise of extra cash in the pocket. A less pleasant consequence of this time is the fact that many top employees are
FNB introduced 30-year bonds in July this year, while Absa has had up to 30-year bonds in place for its customers for more than 15 years; Nedbank offers a maximum of 25 years on its loan terms while Standard Bank gives its customers the option
Many people believe that the correct age to start training their dog is at 6 months. However, the best age for socialisation is before your pup is 16 weeks old.
You must remember that there is a big difference between socialisation and training. Training is where
Bet you never thought boasting about the good schools, easy access to the highway, or active community forum and monthly street braai as some of the perks of buying your home, could be the very reason a potential buyer decides not to make an offer.
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
Hi there, I heard there is another levy we will soon have to pay that has to do with a new Ombudsman? - Paul
Hi Paul, yes this is true; there is a new Ombud that has been established for all community schemes (including sectional title schemes,
Average house price growth is -1.1% compared with August last year. This is according to the FNB House Price Index for September 2016 which recorded year-on-year inflation of 3.4% (before adjusting for inflation) - slower than the revised 4.8% rate recorded for August.
“In real terms,
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Stay far away from naysayers and prophets of doom. Give negative people the boot. Usually it’s their own fears of trying something new that they are transferring over to you.
More than 132,527 cases of robbery with aggravating circumstances (house robbery and hijacking) were reported in the 2015/16 Crime Stats report released by the SA Police Service in early September. This up by 2.7% from last year’s 129,045 reported cases.
According to StatsSA’s Community Survey 2016,