Are the trustees allowed to change rules which presumably have been registered at the deeds office many years ago? The copy of the new management rules were sent to owners via email with attachments from the managing agent, stating that if the attached form of
Hi, do the same regulations apply to short-term/Airbnb letting as to long-term leases? Does short-term require specialised regulations? - Pamela
Hi Pamela, it should be kept in mind that there is a marked difference between long- and short-term letting, especially in respect of units that are
Hi there, I have read that I don’t need to inform my local municipality of minor building work. Is this really the case? - Barry
Hi Barry, even though it is not required to submit building plans for projects defined as “minor building work”, homeowners will
The last estimate was that there are nine million dogs and seven million cats accounted for as pets in South Africa. This is to say that roughly one out of every three South Africans has a pet (cats and dogs).
For many these pets are family,
Hi, We are four full title units in Vereeniging that only recently draw up some rules and regulations. Please assist us by providing answers to the following questions:
#1 Do we need a constitution, and how do we go about getting this done?
#2 We are not
Hi, how easy is it to sell on student property? And what kind of sales price can I expect as a return?
Although a key benefit of owning residential property is that it can often be sold on for a considerable profit if carefully selected in
Although Cape house prices have increased by double digits in certain nodes, “many estate agents continue to talk up and exaggerate the strength of the Cape market”.
This is according to Rowan Alexander, director of the new Brackenfell-headquartered company, Alexander Swart.
“It is absolutely true that this
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
Hi, we have been giving permission to market a unit for a six-month, long-term let. We are aware that there is another agent also marketing the unit.
Is it necessary to get the landlord to sign a joint mandate for a long-term let? - David
According to Standard Bank’s house price index for April 2017, the number of cash and mortgage transactions is converging.
Data from the deeds office suggests that the share of cash transactions increased significantly from around 20% in 2006/07 (before the global financial crisis) to around 40%