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

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Q Can a managing agent and body corporate decline a Labrador guide dog for a blind child in a complex whereby pets are permitted but the rules are clear that the dog may only be 30cm in height? A The short answer to this question is unequivocally “no”! Restrictions on

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The student accommodation game is similar to retirement in that demand exceeds supply and there will always be a demand for safe, secure and affordable residences. Many investors have jumped on this bandwagon, hoping to cash in on what they see as a proverbial cash cow. There

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Q A child recently drowned in a pool at a rented property. What is the legal position of a landlord if there is no swimming pool net or fence? Below is our current standard lease clause relating to swimming pools: “If there is a swimming pool on the

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The Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011 contains a new set of regulations and thus also a few new definitions within the rules. Important definitions are the following: “Primary section” is defined as a section to be used for human occupation as a residence, office,

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Some 67 property opportunities remain at Benguela Cove Lagoon and Wine Estate in Hermanus. The estate boasts some of the lowest density housing in South Africa, with a total of 124 homes on 220ha of land – this translates into just 6% of the land

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Whether you are a school-leaver, university graduate, unemployed job-seeker, or employed individual, you are likely to have started the year with a set of professional goals, with visions of career “victories” you want to accomplish in 2017. While few can argue that goal-setting is a vital

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