Q Hi, my parents are living in a retirement village in Durbanville, Cape Town. They have received a notice that they must pay, over and above their normal levy, the levy for the Community Schemes Ombud as well. This is a lot of money for retired people

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There are things buyers should not be doing when applying for a bond; things that could impair their chances of obtaining the finance they require. This is according to Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, who says buyers should avoid

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In April of this year an estate agency approached us to inform us of difficulties and frustrations related to the process of certification and registration of intern estate agents after they’ve completed the NQF Level 4 real estate qualification (Further Education and Training Certificate: Real

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In the past two to three years a number of new estate agencies, boasting low-commission or fixed-fee offerings, have threatened to disrupt the established South African estate agency model. Traditional agencies, such as Seeff, Pam Golding Properties, Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty and RE/MAX (to

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