Residential contractor confidence fell in Q1 2017 on the back of weaker building activity and keener tendering price competition – in contrast to unchanged confidence in the non-residential building sector.
“For the past few quarters the trend in the residential building sector has been broadly up
Because your home’s roof is one of the largest, heaviest and most costly structures in your home’s design, it is fair to expect that a lot of planning should be invested in the roof’s design and construction. Still, many home builder clients choose price over
Hi, in a complex of townhouses where voting rights are unit based (not number of votes as determined by participation quotas), and if the unit is registered in the name of more than one person (say two or three), how many votes is that unit
I need advice on what I can do or what process to follow to get my money. I am a landlord and have been working with a certain estate agency since May 2015. I never had problems with rent or any other issue until last
Hi, I have three questions:
#1 For a lease renewal, do you draw up a new lease or just an addendum?
#2 Do you credit check the tenants again?
#3 What if the owner says we don’t need to recheck the tenants – what’s our risk?
#1 In the
The Property Buyer Show has released a list of the big players in the industry that will be involved with the show, taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 8 to 9 April, as event sponsors.
The impressive list of sponsors ranges from
Hi, we have a special general meeting (SGM) coming up next week. Are owners who are in arrears on their levy accounts allowed to vote? – Moira
Hi Moira, according to PMR 20(2)
Except for special and unanimous resolutions, a member is not entitled to vote if
When purchasing a home and registering a bond, a purchaser must be prepared to pay not only the bond registration attorneys’ fees, but a few incidental costs as well.
The attorneys’ fees are calculated on an upward sliding scale directly proportional to the bond amount. Other costs
More than 250 properties, or 80%, in the first phase of the Menlyn Maine residential development that were put to market off-plan in November last year have been snapped up.
Retha Schutte, Pam Golding Properties regional executive for the Pretoria region, said investors have shown “unprecedented”
The lower to mid-market sectional title sector is expected to remain the busiest throughout 2017, with the highest demand for well-priced units under R1,5m likely to drive most of the activity; however, this sub-sector can also be challenging with buyers unable to secure bond finance.