South Africa’s construction industry is experiencing a shortage of structural timber, which has made imports of the material necessary. “It is not uncommon for non-compliant structural timber to be imported and supplied to the local market - including to formal roof truss manufacturers - without there

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Q Hi, we are in a complex of three houses which is run by a common law homeowners association (HOA). The levy is R500 so presumably our CSOS levy is zero? My question is do we have to register our HOA with the CSOS? - Tony A Hi

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The Rental Housing Act states that an outgoing inspection should be arranged within seven days after the tenant vacates the property. Should one of the parties, however, fail to attend the arranged inspection, the other party is allowed to inspect the property on their own

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Q Hi there, I have saved up R100,000 with the original intention of putting it down as a deposit on a home. But the other day I was searching the property portals and found some Joburg CBD apartments selling for R80,000. I was wondering if I

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