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 has been a tough couple of months with this sheer heat and lack of rain. I, as a nature lover, am thrilled to see that rain has finally started to pour down in the Kruger National Park. However, I was so saddened to see
Homes are getting smaller as demand for land and the cost to build and finance a new home increases. You may wonder how you are ever going to fit your family of three or four and all your furniture into less than 100m²? Thankfully, our friends
You feel your pulse racing as you click “add to cart”, the computer asks if you want to checkout or continue shopping and your heart skips a beat. When you are finally ready to checkout you realise that shipping is free because you’ve spent the required
Can neighbours object to and prevent the approval of building plans? It is important to understand that often an application for the approval of building plans is made in conjunction with an application to rezone the property, or to relax building lines, or to remove
Sectional title owners could see their levy costs increase by 15% per year for the next few years. This is due to last week’s gazetted Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act requiring schemes to have a reserve fund equal to at least 25% of the scheme’s
A house’s roof is one the most important structures on the home. It protects everything inside the house – from the furniture, appliances, electrics, fittings, fixtures and paint, to the occupants.
But how much do you really know about this structure, how it’s made, installed and
Despite Johannesburg Water implementing level 2 restrictions on Johannesburg residents, demand has not dropped to acceptable levels and the city is taking a tougher approach.
According to the city’s MMC for Environment and Infrastructure, Anthony Still, the restrictions mean residents may no longer irrigate their gardens
Some 46 of the 100 units in phase two at Bedfordview’s high-rise Infinité development have already sold – following the sell out of phase one in just a few weeks.
“Due to break ground in February 2017 with an anticipated two-year project to completion, this is
According to the TPN Market Strength Index landlords in the Western Cape can afford rental escalation rates four times higher than that of the national average but still remain the province with the best tenant payment performances in the country.
During the second quarter of 2016 the