The City of Cape Town is putting corporate citizens and city residents under pressure to comply with Level 5 water restrictions announced recently. Industries across the board are severely affected by this requirement for reduced water usage, including the construction industry. This has prompted waterproofing

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Bodies corporate may have a tough time enforcing the new Level 5 water restrictions imposed by the City of Cape Town because “in sectional title schemes, management of water usage is very tricky if there are no sub-water meters or prepaid water meters”, according to Michael

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When you finally decide to step onto the property ladder and approach the bank for finance, there are a number of factors that will be considered before your application can be approved. Banks will generally take into account the location and market value of the property,

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This is the story of a man who owned a few properties all across the land: two-bedroom cottages, three-bedroom homes and large, old four-bedroom homes with garden flats. This man had been the lord of these homes for many years, which meant he thought he

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Did you know that inefficient, badly fitting windows can heat up your house by a whopping 75% in summer – and account for a third of total heat loss during winter? “This can obviously add significantly to your electricity bill so it’s really worth checking that

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Holiday letting in apartment blocks is not permitted in Cape Town in terms of the city’s Municipal Planning By-law (MPBL) together with its policies and frameworks, says Councillor Brett Herron, Mayoral Committee Member: Transport and Urban Development. Responding to questions from HomeTimes regarding the growing proliferation

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