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Quality relationships are vital for an entrepreneur. Build your network and keep good records of each person, ask for their advice and offer advice to them when asked. If you don't know the answer to their questions, then research it and
Regarding FICA, we have a landlord living overseas. Do they have to give proof of their address in SA? Or where they live? Also, if they say they are not registered with SARS, is that ok?
In terms of FICA, you are required to ensure that
It’s a tale as old as time; unscrupulous opportunists will take advantage of unsuspecting individuals whenever, wherever and however. Booking travel and accommodation online for the upcoming Easter holiday period is exactly such an opportunity.
In fact, the ever increasing ease of booking online has made
“Junk status will without a doubt slow down economic growth even further. So the effect on the housing market will be that house prices will grow at even a slower rate than otherwise. Say if they were to grow at 3%, they would stop growing
Successful small businesses and start-ups are driving this country’s economy. Not only do these entrepreneurs support themselves, they are creating jobs and contributing to South Africa’s GDP. What’s more, if you were to ask a group of entrepreneurs they are likely to unanimously say that
About 1.2% of first-time home buyers in 2016 were aged 70 and older. This represents 913 buyers out of a total of 72,771 purchasers becoming homeowners for the very first time.
According to property data company, Lightstone, 2016’s numbers were a far way off from 2015’s
Can a non-owner and non-resident without proxy attend a trustees’ meeting and voice an opinion knowing he cannot vote without proxy? – Sandy
Hi Sandy, there is no such thing as a proxy for a trustee meeting. If an owner cannot attend they have to give their
Hi, I would appreciate your view on whether it is still a good time to be investing in UK property?
Yes, certainly for South Africans because of the political uncertainty currently being experienced in the country. On Friday 31st March 2017, the rand lost 9% to
“Susan, has David paid his rent yet? It’s the 3rd of the month and I don’t see his rental payment in my account yet.”
“Oh hi, Louise. He actually smsed me on Saturday to say he was making payment on Monday first thing. Yesterday was a
The short answer is: Yes. The contract of sale requires agreement on three essential elements to be valid: The parties, the purchase price and the property being purchased. As long as the property can be clearly identified, by means of a sketch or a pointing