Nicholas Spargo, owner of Spargo Landscape Consultants, has been in the landscape trade for 12 years as well as being a lecturer at the Lifestyle Garden Design Centre for the past year. Here Home Times' resident landscaper shares some wisdom on which paths to follow if you

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Q My neighbour and I have a duet sectional title scheme. The body corporate (just the two of us) do not have meetings and we have our individual accounts for rates and taxes as well as electricity. We do and pay for maintenance ourselves to our individual

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If you haven’t had to move homes or been out of the property market for a while you might not be aware of the perfect storm brewing. Increased densification of our cities coupled with the growing “no pets” trend is leading to vacant rental properties

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National average rental inflation is a lowly 2.89% according to the latest TPN Market Strength Index. This means that as a landlord, if you on average were charging a tenant R10,000 per month, your rental escalation would be R289 – hardly enough to cover above-inflation

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Despite its steady stream of office and commercial development some experts are noticing a subdued sectional title market in Sandton as a result of over-supply of new developments. This is according to Robin von Mayer, Sandton and Morningside Sectional Title Specialist for Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International

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An historic Victorian era cape villa has come on the market in Wynberg. The five-bedroom home on a 3,077m² stand is being marketed by RE/MAX Elite. According to Charles Haigh, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Elite, the Victorian era from 1837 to 1901 produced some beautiful homes of

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