Economically we are in a time of fear and uncertainty, with many of us looking for ways to offset financial risks. Landlords should be aware that renting out a property, while lucrative, now comes with even more risk as the economy impacts negatively on the
I was driving through the tree-lined streets of Parktown North, clearly showing off that autumn has arrived. What a beautiful spectacle it is with all the different autumn colours.
Coincidentally it seemed to be the day for garden staff cleaning the properties getting the gardens ready
Almost 91% of all residential properties in Rosebank are sectional title, while about 80% of current homeowners only purchased in the area in the past five years. No guesses, either, what they are buying: some 159 sectional title registrations were recorded last year; up from
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
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
Rental yields in the City Bowl and Atlantic Seaboard are expected to hold firm in the 6% to 7% range due to a poor economic climate which tends to cap rental rates and, consequently, yields.
This is according to Dinis Martins, Seeff’s COO for the areas,
February had barely ended when moms across the world began lamenting the Easter holiday period and all the sugary treats it typically entails for their kids. The time is legitimately a tough time for any parent, with marshmallow eggs around every corner.
It’s easy enough to
Business tip of the day
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