When a sectional title property is sold as a sale in execution, the municipality will be paid first if there are outstanding amounts on the rates and water accounts (which there usually are); the bank will be paid second and the body corporate third. The
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
Previously, the property management company, City Property, revitalised the vibrant multi-use venue 012central and others in Tshwane’s creative precinct while also investing in the renovation of buildings it manages in the city. Now the company’s initiative to deploy security officers in the inner city has
Whether you’re thinking about doing a big renovation or just some light fixing up around the house, there are things that your handyman or contractor may not tell you. Not all of us are DIY inclined and navigating the job from a homeowner’s point of
In a recent ruling, the court found that a trust deed should be scrutinised to determine whether a trustee is indeed authorised to enter into a transaction, this according to Tiaan van der Berg at M.C. Van Der Berg Attorneys.
In the case of Smith v
Buyers at the upmarket Mouille Point, Cape Town, development, The Vantage, were recently given the keys to their new homes – 20 months after selling out within six weeks from launch.
The 21 luxury apartments, including two penthouses, each with a private deck, swimming pool and
Some of your favourite humans, cold beers, pizza, and 30 Seconds. Sounds like a great Saturday night, doesn’t it? It is, unless that Saturday is a cold night - then it’s not a good idea at all. In fact, it is a stupid idea; who
The interest rate is not the only element has a bearing on buyers’ potential to afford a bond. This is according to Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, who says buyers’ personal finances will play a far greater role in
Luxury residential real estate on the Atlantic seaboard is performing well despite negative market outlooks, this according to Billy Rautenbach, residential sales manager for Seeff’s Atlantic Seaboard and City Bowl operations.
Rautenbach revealed that Camps Bay and Bakoven are the stand-out areas at the moment, recording
As more and more sectional title schemes are developed, more and more managing agents will be needed. Community scheme management is, however, becoming ever-more complex and demanding.
Few trustees know much about or are particularly concerned about the Consumer Protection Act, the National Occupational Health and Safety