In recent years more and more South Africans have embraced the concept of hive living, with multi-generational households becoming a familiar concept in many suburbs. This trend is driven to a large extent, by the fact that higher living costs, coupled with rising property prices have

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Demand for sectional title apartments in key nodes throughout northern Johannesburg has continued to gain momentum in the first month of 2017, said Chris Renecle, MD of Renprop. Renecle noted that this demand is predominantly  seen in the middle market for properties priced between R1m and

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“John, did you see the email from the managing agent?” “No, what email?” “Basically, the body corporate has to raise a special levy. Something like R13,000.” “Gosh, why?” “Someone hasn’t been paying their levies.” “Thirteen thousand rands’ worth?” “Yes. So for the next 10 months my levy is going up by

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Q 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

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