Q I lived in my primary residence for 16 years, since 2001, but rented it out in 2017 and will sell it in 2018. What is the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) calculation under these conditions? – Charles A Hi Charles, this is good question, especially since you acquired

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The property market is significantly influenced by sentiment and consumer confidence. Increased political uncertainty, low economic growth and inflationary pressures caused property buyers to ease off on new property purchases during 2017. This was according to Rhys Dyer, CEO of bond originator ooba, who noted that reduced demand

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Q Hi, hope this e-mail finds you well. I am in a traditional marriage with a joint bond and we are in the process of separating, however, my partner refuses to sell the house. Are there options that I can explore? – Tebogo A Hi Tebogo, when parties register a

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Examining the FNB House Price Indices for the country’s major regions, gradually slowing price growth in what has been the country’s top performing region in recent years, the Western Cape, continued in 2017Q4. The year-on-year average house price growth for the Western Cape measured 4.4% in

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According to the FNB Estate Agent Surveys through 2017, the estimated average first time home buyer level was 20.27% of total home buying for the year. This is at almost the same level as the 20% average for 2016, a more-or-less sideways move last year,

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With everything firmly back to normal, and mornings the customary crazy rush for many, I’m sure, we wanted to test four ways of making eggs, and while we’re at it, help you perfect your get-out-of-the-house-with-sanity-intact routine. Eggs really tie a breakfast together. They’re great in so

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“Hey love, check out this home in Sunward Park in Boksburg.” “Ja, it’s nice. But that levy!? Yoh, it’s too much.” Tshepo first commented on one of the homes advertised for sale on HomeTimes’ Facebook page in October last year. This was roughly the same time HomeTimes

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Q Hi Nick, what is the ideal distance away from a pool to plant a Washingtonia Robusta palm tree? - David A Hi David, the Washingtonia has a large bulbous root system. They grow incredibly tall and when the wind blows they shift slightly. They can withstand very

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