Intergenerational living may not be a new phenomenon, but the modern-day benefits and complications make this living arrangement both financially viable and fraught with potential personality clashes. The reasons for living with in-laws and parents, or when parents move in with their children, are most times

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Choosing the right furniture is the single most important factor when decorating your home. Decorate a living room with too big a couch and you lose out on space in your home; you will also end up with a cramped, dark living area. Use a

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Q Hi, I am about to sign a lease agreement for a residential property. One of the clauses, however, does not sit well with me. I would like to know if the clause is CPA-compliant. It reads as follows: "The Landlord agrees to pay the Estate Agent

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Go big or go home? When it comes to buying your first home there is definitely a middle ground – go home to a smaller home you can comfotably afford. First-time buyers typically need to save for at least three years to afford the deposit on

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Estate agents and rental property managers who don’t adopt technology in their businesses will be replaced. This is according to Adriaan Grove from listing syndication and estate agency website creation company, Entegral Technologies. Speaking at the recent PayProp PropTech roadshow, Grove says that in 2018 the property

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We’ve all seen them. Scores of housing developments in which the design of every house is replicated throughout the estate. And it’s not only the design that reinforces the uniform sameness of each home. Often, every exterior wall in the complex is painted in the same

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House prices in February grew by 2.3%, year-on-year. This is down from a revised 3.8% in January, and from 2017’s high of 5% reached in November. “This does not, however, alter our view that 2018 should be a mildly stronger housing market year than 2017,” said

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Sub-letting, be it with permission or illegally, is a trend that residential landlords can’t quite escape – especially as belts get tighter and tenants feel economic pressure. “We are seeing more and more illegal sub-letting, particularly in the emerging market space. People who might not have

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South Africans are all very aware of violent crime and the efforts needed to reduce it, but so-called white-collar crime is just as rampant – and the crooks are getting smarter all the time. Greg Harris, CEO of Chas Everitt Property Rentals, notes that the rental

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