Estate agents surveyed in Q2 2016 presented a picture of a “well balanced market”, according to John Loos, FNB household and property sector strategist. “However, indications are that the slowing demand trend has resumed in Q2 after a brief stalling in the previous quarter, supply
What does the law say when dealing with the onus, or burden of proof, on parties when approaching a court for relief on a metering dispute?
In the recent Euphorbia (Pty) Ltd t/a Gallagher Estates v City of Johannesburg case, the applicant (Gallagher) was sued by
The Atlantic Seaboard has seen a small shift in its residential property market, with the freehold sector ceding a portion of its market share to the sectional title sector.
According to Brendan Miller, Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty Atlantic Seaboard and City Bowl CEO, this is
When you or your child gets sick with an upset tummy or vomiting it is fairly easy to manage at home. All of us know to drink plenty of fluids to keep hydrated, and avoid food until the sickness has subsided. We also know the
Business tip of the day
You will have a constant companion in your business. Its name is Fear. Let it be your friend to caution you to check and to double check. Then its job is done. Until the next time it cautions you again. It
As a consulting town planner, I am often confronted by homeowners demanding why they cannot conduct a business from their home or, for that matter, from any dwelling. The usual excuse is that “everyone is doing it”. But the question is: “Is it legal?” As
The pain of divorce may be likened to grieving a death. This is reflected in the brutal turmoil one goes through in the face of the death of the marriage; the death of the dream for what ‘was’ and what ‘could have been’. For children,
House prices rose 7.4% year-on-year according to the FNB House Price Index for June 2016. This is slightly faster than the revised 7.2% rate recorded for May, extending the recent mild accelerating trend in average house price inflation to five months.
“Examining house price inflation on
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
A survey about crime in South Africa, conducted by Statistics South Africa, reveals which crimes South Africans fear the most falling victim to.
Do you know which crimes your suburb falls most victim to? Suburb Intelligence has suburb-specific stats
The Victims of Crime Survey for 2014/2015 looked