Townhouse living is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young buyers who want to enjoy the freedom and extra security it gives them.
“Buying a sectional title townhouse is also a great way for younger buyers to get a foothold in an upmarket area where the prices
The substantial amount of debt owed on a home loan can often startle consumers making it seem pointless to pay anything extra, as it may take decades to settle the amount outstanding.
Dr Simphiwe Madikizela, head of special projects at FNB Housing Finance, says what many
Hi, we are living in a sectional title complex, where the caretaker is a trustee as well as the chairperson.
This specific chairperson is in arears by R41,000 on his levies, and receives a salary - which is said to increase by 8% in the new budget.
As trustees we have
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Be prepared to stay in your home for at least four and a half years to recoup your transfer costs and agents commission of, on average, 7.5%, as an average homeowner of a R1m home.
With house prices growth currently running at only 2.8% p.a. according
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In conjunction with a body corporate’s responsibility to ensure that the scheme’s financials are in order it is also the duty of the body corporate to ensure that the scheme has adequate insurance in place.
If you serve on a body corporate this is a useful reminder
Hi, is there any way that we can get around the fact that the security levy is calculated and payable by participation quota (PQ)? We feel that in our sectional title complex, which consists of various sized homes, it unfair to say that a big house
Stumbling upon a diamond in the rough and transforming it into a show house is a common fantasy, especially among DIY enthusiasts and people who love older character homes, but there can be a stark contrast between the dream and the reality if you don’t
Hi, I got a joint bond with my nephew back in 2008. I am the one repaying the bond debt, but he helped me secure the bond because I could not afford it back then. Now I have noticed that he made loans at the