In recent years the South African Police Service has warned of the use of markers by criminals outside homes. Typically they are used to forewarn one another of what to expect after your home has been broken into: they indicate the number of occupants, their
Whether improvements to security constitute a "luxury" or "non-luxury" item, they are definitely an "improvement" to the common property and need the buy-in of all owners of a sectional title scheme. Getting everyone on board, or not, is not as difficult as it appears if
The Institute of Estate Agents of South Africa (IEASA), as a member of a multi-stakeholder group, reports that they, with the Real Estate Business Owners of South Africa (REBOSA), National Property Forum (NPF), South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), and the National Association of Managing
The FNB House Price Index’s year-on-year inflation rate slowed in March, as gradual interest rate hiking and a slow economy appear to take effect. This is the finding of FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist John Loos in the bank’s latest Property Barometer
A new R6,2bn Gauteng housing project – the Leratong City integrated nodal development – is set to get under way in Leratong, Mogale City in a joint development by McCormick Property Development, Calgro M3 and Sasuka Logistics Services.
Situated across the road from the existing Leratong
The laws that govern marriage and matrimonial property (belongings of the spouses that form part of the marriage) are numerous and complex. That being said, our courts are comprehensive, and very protective of the sanctity of marriage and spouses, and children left out in the
I am told that I am only allowed to hold two proxies for our upcoming AGM. And the managing agent also told me that I will only have one vote at the AGM despite the fact that I own three sections in the scheme. Please clarify.
The trend of yield compression, which started in 2014, continued through to the 4th quarter, 2015. This is the finding of the latest FNB-TPN Residential Yields Review.
Through the entire 2015, the TPN-FNB National Average Gross Residential Yield has continued its downward trend which, according to
The Recognition of Customary Marriages Act (“RCMA”) became law on 15 November 2000. If you were in an existing customary marriage before this date, your marriage is still recognised under the new law, as the RCMA has retrospective effect.
As a result, the RCMA regulates all customary
The value of outstanding credit balances in the South African household sector showed growth of 4,8% year-on-year (y/y) to R1,495,4bn at the end of February 2016, reports Jacques du Toit, Absa Home Loans property analyst. Growth in both secured and unsecured credit balances was somewhat