"Dear seller, I really love your apartment. It’s exactly what I want to buy. It’s just a pity the levy is so high." Dear buyer, I’m glad you love my apartment. I have enjoyed many happy years living and entertaining in it. I love every space

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Q Our trustees have decided to increase our levies by 20% per annum. If you are an owner, not one of the trustees, do you have a say in the increase of levies? - Betsie A Got a question? Email david@hometimes.co.za

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The two-year-old Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) has already lost some R80m of homeowners’ money. While the CSOS was established to protect owners and tenants in community schemes, it has instead placed them at risk and lost the monies which were paid to ensure its

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Affordable Rent2buy units are now available in three new and existing residential developments, from Raceway Park in Bloemfontein, to Parklands and Eerste Rivier in the Western Cape. The best part? Rent2buy buyers can get prequalified today and move into a home, soon to be called

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The prop tech industry continues to make headlines with one of the country’s oldest low-commission estate agencies, Steeple, being acquired by newer low-commission player, PropertyFox, according to reports. The deal will see all of Steeple’s current mandates and sellers “migrating” to PropertyFox. “It will add around 100

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Estate agents are to blame for delays in the issuing of Fidelity Fund Certificates, according to the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB). “Agents submitting incorrect documents; for example ID copies that are not certified, letters of employment not signed by the principal agent but by office

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Cape Town property owners who ignore a 30-day compliance notice to stop holiday/transient guest letting without approval of city authorities as required under the Municipal Planning By-law 2015 could be found guilty in the municipal court of a criminal offence, says Councillor Brett Herron, Mayoral

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The land expropriation debate has crossed South Africa’s borders, with some left- and right-wing voices taking a stance for and against the issue. What is painfully shocking is both the ignorance and hyperbole from each side. Just this week a video was posted by a man

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