As a homeowner, you’ve probably been told time and again that using an agent to sell a property is an essential part of the process. What you may not know is exactly why that is, or what you can expect that agent to bring to

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Ever feel like you’re on a never-ending merry-go-round of buy, break, replace in your home? You’re not alone. It’s a sad fact that affordability and long-lasting quality don’t often come together these days. If you’re tired of throwing money away on cheap but trendy items that

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South Africans will be paying higher taxes of all sorts this year, from VAT and fuel levies to the new municipal property rates just announced in many cities and metros, but self-employed individuals and employees who often work from home may be able to claw

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The latest 2017 FNB Inter-provincial Repeat Buyer Migration study shows 2017 to have been another year of increase in the rate of inter-provincial migration relative to overall repeat home buying. From 15.9% of total repeat property buying being estimated to be inter-provincial repeat buying in

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Q Hi, I am a landlord, and I had a defaulting tenant that has since vacated my property. However, they still owe outstanding rental. What would be the best process to recover this missing rental amount which totals to about R14,500? The TPN Credit Bureau suggests the Small Claims

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Intergenerational living may not be a new phenomenon, but the modern-day benefits and complications make this living arrangement both financially viable and fraught with potential personality clashes. The reasons for living with in-laws and parents, or when parents move in with their children, are most times

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Choosing the right furniture is the single most important factor when decorating your home. Decorate a living room with too big a couch and you lose out on space in your home; you will also end up with a cramped, dark living area. Use a

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