The landlord-tenant game is an entirely different animal in South Africa’s popular coastal towns. Landlords and investors realise the potential for significant rental income over the busy holiday periods, while acknowledging that good long-term tenancy, and the stable income, arguably holds more benefits for an
John Loos, FNB’s poster boy for residential property economics, pictured himself as a criminal lawyer when he was a youngster – something he attributes to watching too much LA Law. He never saw himself as an economist, let alone a property economist – a job
Business tip of the day
Build your customer base locally with people whose background, likes and dislikes are known to you. Venturing into unknown pastures will bring with it new challenges before it brings profits.
What a beautiful time of the year it is. We have finally received the first decent rainfall and we are ever hopeful that it was not the last. Looking at the Vaal Dam levels and the Category 2 water restrictions it has been hard in
You may not be held liable for the debt of your home’s previous owner – or for three decades of municipal debt linked to your property.
This week, the North Gauteng High Court ruled that January’s Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruling that homeowners could be
We have a small complex consisting of six units: Five of the units are owner-occupied with one having a tenant in occupation.
Each owner is a trustee, and I for my sins have for a number of years organised all that is necessary for the management
The once-off cost and ongoing fees of debt review do not come cheaply. According to FNB, a consumer who, for example, has an initial balance going into debt review of R54,452.38 will pay R7,809 once off to get the process started. Ongoing fees will, in
Cilna Steyn, MD of SSLR Inc, completed her LLB Degree at Unisa, after which she was admitted as an attorney in 2007. She co-founded Steyn & Steyn Attorneys, where she began specialising in evictions. As an entrepreneur and business owner Steyn’s main focus is not
Four and a half million: This is the new record price set for a home sold in Meadow Way, a small residential pocket within Barbarossa Constantia.
The new record price trumps the previous one by just R100,000, achieved earlier this year. The cash sale of the three-bedroom
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How many times has this happened to you: You have found the perfect bedding set, table cloth, t-shirt in a retail store, but wish you could change that one little thing. It is