Q Hi, I am currently renting a property in the Amanzimtoti area of KwaZulu-Natal. I have been in the property for 18 months and when I moved in a rental agreement was signed between a local estate agent and myself. The initial contract was for six

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Residential contractor confidence fell in Q1 2017 on the back of weaker building activity and keener tendering price competition – in contrast to unchanged confidence in the non-residential building sector. “For the past few quarters the trend in the residential building sector has been broadly up

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Because your home’s roof is one of the largest, heaviest and most costly structures in your home’s design, it is fair to expect that a lot of planning should be invested in the roof’s design and construction. Still, many home builder clients choose price over

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Q Hi, in a complex of townhouses where voting rights are unit based (not number of votes as determined by participation quotas), and if the unit is registered in the name of more than one person (say two or three), how many votes is that unit

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Q I need advice on what I can do or what process to follow to get my money. I am a landlord and have been working with a certain estate agency since May 2015. I never had problems with rent or any other issue until last

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The Property Buyer Show has released a list of the big players in the industry that will be involved with the show, taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 8 to 9 April, as event sponsors. The impressive list of sponsors ranges from

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Q Hi, we have a special general meeting (SGM) coming up next week. Are owners who are in arrears on their levy accounts allowed to vote? – Moira A Hi Moira, according to PMR 20(2) Except for special and unanimous resolutions, a member is not entitled to vote if

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When purchasing a home and registering a bond, a purchaser must be prepared to pay not only the bond registration attorneys’ fees, but a few incidental costs as well. The attorneys’ fees are calculated on an upward sliding scale directly proportional to the bond amount. Other costs

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