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The sectional title market in Cape Town has shown aggressive growth since the property market started making its recovery from the global financial crisis in early 2013 with year-on-year increases of roughly 20% and, in some instances, up to 30%. This is according to Ryan

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Warm fuzzy feelings can erode the need for rational thinking when buying a home. And the hard questions about hidden costs forgotten today can cause heartache tomorrow. A host of additional costs lurk in the background when buying a home and these can add between 8%

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Cape Town’s City Bowl has seen sustained foreign and local investment over the past decade. Despite a slowing property market in other parts of Cape Town, market fundamentals remain good and City Bowl prices have managed to remain resilient. “Cape Town has long been an attractive

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Q Hi, I live in a shareblock property in Overport, Durban. At that time the chairman had erected two rocks outside the entrance to the property to prevent vehicles parking in the entrance. Subsequently my wife fell over the rock and fractured her wrist. On another instance

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Q Hi, I am an owner in a townhouse complex. With regard to exclusivity of private gardens what is the owner responsible for if a wall is coming down. Is it the owner or body corporate’s responsibility? We are in a situation where we have flats and villas. Any

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Q Our estate is a common law association. Should we consider changing over to a non-profit company? What are the pro's and cons of each? - Harry A Got a burning question? Email david@hometimes.co.za  

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On 28 February 2018, the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality (COJ) published the draft policy, Inclusionary Housing: Incentives, Regulations and Mechanisms (Draft Policy), for public comment. The Draft Policy aims to make provision for the implementation of inclusionary housing in the City of Johannesburg in

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It has become increasingly common for gardens to become smaller, especially in communal living developments – garden space is of course a commodity. With this a reality for many homeowners, choosing the right-sized trees to plant is vital. Spargo Landscape Consultants has helped us compile

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Sectional title life is generally considered affordable, convenient, safe and is a popular choice for anyone from bachelors to retirees - and everyone in between. But it does become a challenge when homeowners from vastly different walks of life have to live together, find common ground

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