Homeowners must brace themselves for an up to 53% increase in electricity costs as Eskom begins to claw back three-year increases that have been put on hold due to a protracted legal process. Last week Tuesday (23 August 2017), the Constitutional Court upheld an earlier Supreme Court of

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Q When it comes to sectional title schemes and participation quota, should each unit’s levy be determined based on the whole cost of the budget with participation quota or should only the maintenance costs be based on participation quota? - Kashvir A Hi Kashvir, all expenses are based

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Q Hi, we are currently paying a monthly levy of R1,263 to the body corporate and a monthly fee of R1,200 to the homeowners association (HOA). What amount of CSOS levy should we be paying per month? - Indira A Hi Indira, the CSOS levies would be R14 on

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Over the past 20 years, more and more homeowners have turned to solar power to heat up water and provide light and warmth in their homes. It is also becoming increasingly popular in sectional title complexes and estates as owners seek to reduce energy costs

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Times have changed, and while you didn't need a cellphone when you were nine, and was perfectly alright without one, the fact remains that times have indeed changed. Your child is living in a completely different world and the ability to reach you in an

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There can be some confusion when it comes to who is responsible for which elements of maintenance on a rental property. “Some aspects fall on the landlord and some on the tenants – it isn’t automatically all up to the landlord, and there is no

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