Q Hi there, I am behind on my levy payments by more than R13,000. My body corporate is charging me 5% in arrears interest which is equal to R650 per month (or R7,800 per year) - on top of our monthly levies which is R1,800. So,

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A land claim that affects hundreds of individuals and companies in the South of Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni, lodged in 1995 by the Bakwena Ba Mare a Phogole tribe, was gazetted on November 4th 2016. The affected parties, which include entities such as The SA National Roads

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Homeowners need to ensure their homes are insured on their replacement values, as protecting this asset on market value could leave them underinsured. This is according to Dawie Loots, CEO of MUA Insurance Acceptances, who states that is it the responsibility of the property owner to ensure

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The South African real estate industry had a recent shocker when it was announced that the #1 property portal in the country, Property24, bought its competitor Private Property (the deal still has to be approved). This has put the industry on the offensive, with a real fear

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Some industry players are concerned that the Community Schemes Ombud Services (CSOS) Act could potentially negatively impact on scheme management and indirectly prejudice property owners. We spoke to Grant Smee, MD and franchisor of Only Realty, who believes that, although the CSOS brings some much-needed regulation to

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The residential auction crown has moved to the Cape after a winning bid of R90m on a super luxury Clifton villa yesterday unseated the previous record-holding R54m Sandhurst house - also sold via auction. Joff van Reenen, director and lead auctioneer for The High Street Auction Company,

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