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Q1 Hi, I recently purchased a house in a complex, which is yet to be built. The body corporate has emailed me a statement for levies that must be paid. Is the homeowner supposed to pay the full levy even though the house is not even

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If you’re a first time buyer, then you are probably only just beginning to realise how expensive furniture can be. That three-piece lounge suite you’ve had on your “Dream Home” inspiration board probably seems like nothing but an unrealistic fantasy to you now. But, a

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[caption id="attachment_23772" align="alignleft" width="199"] Fiona Staughton[/caption] We all dream of finding and buying our perfect home. The home where we can paint the walls the colour we want, make improvements that enhance the value of OUR home, and where we can raise our family and watch

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Many tenants ask their landlords for first refusal, should the landlord ever decide to sell the property. “For a happy tenant the right of first refusal is a fantastic opportunity to not only remain in the property they love, but to purchase it for themselves

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Q Hi, I am the owner of a property in a sectional title unit. I am needing to do some minor repairs and renovations to the unit , nothing structural, mostly painting touch ups, the invoice cost is a little over R18,000. I have been instructed that

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“Two years ago we found the perfect home to rent: It had three large bedrooms, a small, manageable garden, large open-plan living area and it was in a great suburb. There was plenty of space for our child and dog run around!” says Midrand tenants,

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Picture this: You’ve just completed your outgoing inspection and the agent or landlord has placed the blame for a host of “faults” on you. But you know for a fact that the bottom left stove plate was not working when you moved in and the

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