There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a
Walking around a client’s garden this past week I noticed planting arrangements around her pool which brought back childhood memories of sharp leaves poking my skin.
With so many stylised and modern contemporary looking homes being built these days, a lot of people place the wrong
Expect the unexpected and prepare for a challenging time ahead; that is how we prefaced the year. Caution has been the order of the day for the last two years as we have seen political instability and poor governing decisions negatively impact the economy.
The increase of the transfer duty threshold has boosted the first-time buyers’ market in more ways than anticipated, with reports from Pam Golding Properties that, those who are able to, are buying homes for the people they love who would have otherwise struggled to become
Hi, I live in a “retirement village” in Roodepoort that is fully occupied (48 units) but for which the Section 82 certificate has not yet been issued. This lack of certification has been a bone of contention between the residents and the developer ever since
Hi, I am the chairperson of a complex where we have 13 registered sections; eight of which are flats and the other five are garages or store rooms.
We have been informed that an owner that was handed over to the ombudsman now wants a trustee
Business tip of the day
Innovate and invent continually. But innovate to make your product and service the best it can be. And invent new and better ways to give better service and better value for money
Hi Grant, I would like to know how to become a successful property investor. Where do I start? - Mbali
Hi Mbali, property investment is an attractive way to make money, but also an excellent opportunity to either lose money or end up with your money
Selling your home is like filling up your car, right? We should all know exactly where to begin and what to expect; and if not there is a gap in your knowledge of the world and everything in it.
Wrong! Deciding to put your first home
“Sarah, it’s your mother.”
“Mom? What time is it?”
“Just after 4am.”
“4am? What’s wrong? Is it dad?”
Homeowners owe it to themselves and their family to draw up a valid will, stipulating beneficiaries, executor as well as keeping copies of these important documents in a safe and secure