Q Our rental agency just dismissed a rental agent who was doing private leases. Evidence indicates his private bank account being used for deposit and rental payments. Our agency logo has also been used to perpetrate these fraudulent activities. I have two questions: What is the legal

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While Gauteng’s gross outflow of repeat home buyers to other provinces stood at 16% in 2016, it only attracted 6.9% of incoming repeat home buyers from other regions. This means its net outflow of repeat home buyers was 9.1% - up significantly from 2.9% in

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With the summer season in full swing, many homeowners are using their swimming pools on a regular basis and pay close attention to maintenance issues, but during the colder winter months maintenance is often neglected. It is important that homeowners realise that a swimming pool

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Q I heard that the Community Schemes Ombud Services Act (CSOS), and the office of the ombudsman, has something to do with the Land Expropriation Bill. Is there any truth to this? - Craig A Hi Craig, I have never heard the two in the same sentence before. The

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“Sharon speaking, hello.” “Hi Sharon, it’s Lebo.” “Oh, hi Lebo. How are you?” “I’m fine Sharon; just saw that you have not yet paid your rent?” “I…uh…I was meaning to call you about that.” “It’s the 4th of the month. Your rent needs to me in my account by the

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Q Hi, my courtyard is part of my section registered in the deeds office and is separated by a 2m high wall from the adjacent section’s courtyard. Without consulting me the next door owner has raised this wall by four rows of bricks and intends to

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