There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a
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
Some 76% of retirees are looking for homes priced between R1m and R2,5m. This is according to research conducted by Retire KZN and Carmel Properties, which partnered to create the Sibaya Coastal Precinct’s first retirement estate, Shoreline Sibaya.
“With the Retire KZN data, coupled with our
Housing markets are incredibly important, not only due to the importance of formal housing to citizens’ well-being, but also due to the huge amounts of mortgage debt associated with them, and the various risks that this can pose to financial system and economic stability. The
The TPN (Tenant Profiling Network) Vacancy Survey asks estate agents and landlords to submit quarterly feedback of how many properties they manage as well as how many of those managed properties are currently vacant.
The percentage of vacant residential properties increased slightly to 6.62% in Q4
With June celebrated as Youth Month, Jonathan Kohler, CEO of Landsdowne Investment Properties shares, what he believes to be, the best way to help your child get a foot on the property ladder way ahead of their peers.
“Parents can help their children get onto the
Hi, I have met all prerequisites for extending onto common property and have received a go ahead at a special general meeting (SGM).
My builder has changed the height of a wall from 1.5m to 1.7m which would change the pitch of the roof resulting in
I've recently been made a trustee of the complex which I stay in. We have an elderly lady who is our caretaker. She has a terrible attitude, especially to coloured and black people; even saying to some of the white teenagers that they mustn't hang
In evictions, it is the municipality’s obligation to seek and provide alternative accommodation to tenants left homeless and destitute.
This is according to the Prevention of Illegal Eviction from and Unlawful Occupation of Land Act (PIE) which states that a court “must” grant an eviction order if the
Hi, I am thinking of selling my sectional title unit in Centurion. I left South Africa for Canada in 2012 and have been renting it out but would now like to sell. I was thinking of attempting a private sale but I am concerned about