Hi, I bought a house and had to move in three days after the date agreed to in the sale documents. Now I'm being charged occupational rent for the three days. Is this fair? - Jan
Hi Jan, occupation refers to the date that the purchaser
In the span of a decade the Cape Town suburb of Mouille Point has changed its image and, consequently, its buyer appeal, to rank on par with its Atlantic Seaboard neighbours.
Apartment prices sit within the R6m to R10m bracket, with top-end properties breaching R100m.
Hi, is a residential landlord ever legally allowed to charge VAT on rent? - Simon
Hi Simon, no. A landlord may not charge VAT in respect of residential premises, even if the landlord is a registered VAT vendor.
In terms of section 12(c) of the Value Added
Rental yields in the City Bowl and Atlantic Seaboard are expected to hold firm in the 6% to 7% range due to a poor economic climate which tends to cap rental rates and, consequently, yields.
This is according to Dinis Martins, Seeff’s COO for the areas,
Some 11% fewer homes were transferred in Q3 2016, compared to Q3 2015, which translates into a market where buyers just cannot afford to purchase the homes listed on the market. Tenants have also been forced to rent for longer due to a lack of
It is not always physically possible to inspect a property before tenants move in and sometimes they have just moved in when the inspection is done. Does this make a big difference?
I am of the view that it is essential for the parties to conduct
Why do so many intelligent, young people seem to know so little about managing their money or building their financial future?
Most are also unaware of the importance of a good credit record until they apply for a cellphone contract, try to buy furniture on account
Choosing the right estate agent to manage your investment property is the first and most important step to ensure you get the return you’re expecting. This is according to PayProp CEO Louw Liebenberg. “A landlord’s property is an expensive asset that they ultimately hand over
The average residential rental in South Africa has remained above the R6,500 level in the third quarter, currently at R6,508, but has shown no movement since the previous quarter (ending in June 2015). This is according to data from PayProp.
“Long-term, year-on-year growth in rentals has