Q I stay in a retirement village of 202 units - 139 of which are sectional title and 63 are life rights. There is some confusion under the new legislation as to whether or not the owner of the life rights units (the original developer) has 63

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Q After the recent heavy rains, my house flooded because of all the storm water that came from my neighbour. He refuses to handle his storm water and he says because my stand is lower than his stand I must accept ALL his storm water. If

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Last week news broke that Property24 was buying rival Private Property, with Naspers’ investment relations officer, Meloy Horn, saying “Property24 has reached an agreement to acquire Private Property, subject to approvals. Due to confidentiality agreements, details of the transaction will only be disclosed once the

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On the 15th of November Pharmaline introduced their VenCasa range to the local market with an exclusive launch event held at Bedford Centre, Johannesburg. “VenCasa has partnered with global and local experts to create the VenCasa Signature Collection,” says Greg Smart, CEO of Pharmaline. “This includes

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Q In terms of the new Sectional Title Schemes Management Act regulations, all bodies corporate have to prepare a formal 10-year maintenance, repair and replacement plan for the common property for all major capital items as defined. Must the maintenance plan be compiled by a specialist, or

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Q I read your articles on the Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) and the new Sectional Title Schemes Management acts. What I can’t get clarity on (I’ve even emailed the CSOS people with no response), is whether these laws apply to duets? I don’t see any exclusion

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Pam Golding Properties has announced that it has increased its International Property Portfolio to now include Berlin, Barcelona, Sydney and Paris. According to Andrew Golding, CE of the Pam Golding Property Group it has never been easier to expand your portfolio to include prime international destinations.

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Business tip of the day If you want to know what your customers are really thinking, don't ask them. Simply watch them, their expressions, their satisfaction or annoyance will be readily visible if you are looking. Then act promptly!

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