There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a
Business tip of the day
Self-management, self-discipline and even self-mastery are essential before you start managing others. Employees will never have your commitment to your business and if they see you slacking off, then it's open season for them to follow suit.
Hi, I have three questions:
#1 I would like to know who is responsible for repairing electrical cables. We live in a small sectional title complex and the chairman of the body corporate is also the developer. We have been battling this problem for some time
You need to find a new rental home and begin your search online. You find the perfect home in the perfect location and enquire with the agent about availability. It’s available, says the agent, and he invites you to come through to view it.
House price growth slowed to 0.3% year-on-year for January 2017, according to the FNB House Price Index. This is down from a 1% revised rate in December 2016 and represents the ninth consecutive month of slowing year-on-year house price growth, from an April 2016 high
Hi, I would like to buy a repossessed house on auction. Where do I start and what do I need to know that no one tells beginners who try their hand at this? - Jiyani
Hi Jiyani, auctions still present an opportunity to buy a property
National house price inflation is 3.4% as at the end of December 2016. This is according to property data analysts, Lightstone Property, which said that the overall picture at provincial level it was evident the market had been slowing down over recent months, and that
Negotiation touches every part of our lives. Relationships in business and in our personal lives are negotiated. And the skills to do it effectively can often mean the difference between getting what you want or losing out. You don’t get what you deserve, you get
Many sectional title schemes are nearing the end of their financial year (from 1 March to the last day of February) which means budgets need to be analysed very carefully for the year ahead. The increase in levies, over and above the new requirements set out in the
What a beautiful time of the year it is. We have received good soaking rain which is filling up the water table, dams and washing the rivers clean from the stale and dirty water. By just taking a walk around your garden you will notice