In evictions, it is the municipality’s obligation to seek and provide alternative accommodation to tenants left homeless and destitute.
This is according to the Prevention of Illegal Eviction from and Unlawful Occupation of Land Act (PIE) which states that a court “must” grant an eviction order if the
Hi, I am thinking of selling my sectional title unit in Centurion. I left South Africa for Canada in 2012 and have been renting it out but would now like to sell. I was thinking of attempting a private sale but I am concerned about
Hi Donovan, I have met the girl I want to marry. According to our tradition I need to pay lobola. I would like to start saving before I even ask her, but have a few concerns.
I am not sure that I earn enough to
You must have read it somewhere by now, or if you haven’t let us do the honours: It’s a buyer’s market currently. But what does this ACTUALLY mean?
The state of the property market is driven by supply and demand which in turn is influenced by
As we head into the cold winter months, household energy consumption will start to increase as people turn up the heat to stay warm.
“Keeping warm during winter usually means using more energy and paying higher utility costs each month. Finding ways to reduce household energy
A court case in the Western Cape, which deals with the most provocative section of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) - Section 14 - could set a legal precedent countrywide.
The case involved an appealed eviction ruling handed down by the Goodwood Magistrates Court in which
Hout Bay’s highest-priced home was sold in early June for a record-breaking price of around R35m. Stephan Cross, sales manager for Seeff Hout Bay and Llandudno, said the property, situated in Riverside Terrace, sold within 10% of its asking price to a foreigner in 66
Hi, could you please advise about taxation rates if I rent out my house? I am not employed and do not have any other taxable income. My house would be rented out for R58,000 gross per month and I would receive R47,000 net after paying
Secunda’s first retirement village is on its way. Something Billy Fick, Seeff’s licensee for Secunda, said is a welcome addition to the local property market.
“We have never before had a retirement village and the closest used to be in Bethal, some 40km away from Secunda,
Hi, I run a small cleaning company employing six individuals. I would like to start contributing towards a retirement fund for my employees. What would be the best solution for a small company? I would like it if my employees can manage their contribution independently