House robbery is the most feared crime by South Africans, according to last month’s StatsSA Victims of Crime survey. In the report, almost 60% of South Africans perceived it to be the most common while both burglary and house robbery are two of the most
I have a tenant who has permission from the landlord to sub-let her apartment. If we do a sub-let lease, who is the landlord in this case? Do we take an additional deposit? It is an unmanaged lease, so can we charge another finder's fee
Ownership of a property takes more than a signature on an offer to purchase or for that matter the payment of the purchase price. The property needs to go through the process of transfer and needs to be registered in the new buyer’s name at
I am sure that many of you are caught off guard when shopping at nurseries, garden shops and retails stores when confronted with beautiful looking roses, orchids, bonsai’s, cacti, and trees.
It could be difficult to pick up and pay for the right plant; here are
With many schemes being unprepared for the requirements of the STSMA and CSOS regulations, they are scrambling to meet their requirements and as such are following the law to the letter. I received an email notice from my managing agent which said our levy would
Cats are masters at hiding their distress, which means that it can be quite tricky to find out what your cat is feeling. As pet parents, it is always our responsibility to ensure that our animal children are taken care of and given quick relief
If a tenant will not sign an exit inspection, disputing, for example, damages to a built-in cupboard, can the tenant then demand that the full deposit is refunded to him and not be liable for the repairs? Note, at the incoming inspection a year ago, there was
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 one-of-a-kind development to hit Durban shores, Umhlanga Arch is proudly introduced by The Multiply Group. Prominently positioned on the slopes of Umhlanga’s Ridgeside, this R1.3 billion development is one of the largest mixed-use developments in the province.
The design began with the unique arch providing
House prices rose 0.8% year-on-year in February, according to the FNB House Price Index, with the average price of homes transacted in January being R1,057,719.
This is according to John Loos, FNB’s household and property sector strategist, who said in real terms (when adjusting for consumer