Hi, my parents are living in a retirement village in Durbanville, Cape Town. They have received a notice that they must pay, over and above their normal levy, the levy for the Community Schemes Ombud as well.
This is a lot of money for retired people
As a child one much anticipated camping holiday turned sour when my parents received a call from their alarm company to let them know our home has been broken into. The trip back home was sullen to say the least, with grumpy kids and upset
There are things buyers should not be doing when applying for a bond; things that could impair their chances of obtaining the finance they require. This is according to Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, who says buyers should avoid
My boundary wall has these huge cracks that run from the top to the bottom and I am scared it is going to fall over. What do I do? Please help. - Jenny
Dear Jenny, do your boundary walls look like the below photos?
All the cracks
Deeds office transfers in 2014 and 2015 show that Cape Town's deeds office records around 30% of the number of transfers nationally. FNB’s October 2016 barometer showed that Cape Town house price growth was 10.5% per annum while the bank’s November 2016 house price index
In April of this year an estate agency approached us to inform us of difficulties and frustrations related to the process of certification and registration of intern estate agents after they’ve completed the NQF Level 4 real estate qualification (Further Education and Training Certificate: Real
There has been a shift in demand for rental apartments in Sandton’s CBD due rampant development and oversupply, and this is being echoed in other northern suburbs that have traditionally been affordable and family oriented, and are now faced with a free-standing home market that
In the past two to three years a number of new estate agencies, boasting low-commission or fixed-fee offerings, have threatened to disrupt the established South African estate agency model. Traditional agencies, such as Seeff, Pam Golding Properties, Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty and RE/MAX (to
Negotiation touches every part of our lives. Relationships in business and in our personal lives are negotiated. And the skills to do it effectively can often mean the difference between getting what you want or losing out. You don’t get what you deserve, you get
Your landlord is an idiot – all your friends have heard you say this a million times. Some of your friends know that he hasn’t fixed the motor on the electric gate (something he promised to do in May), or that your bathroom floods every