CREATIVE EXCUSES MADE BY DEFAULTING TENANTS

06 December 2018
Penalties for late payments and monthly reminders seem to be a lost on some tenants. Though it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to see the originality of the excuse in the moment, some of th...
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PREDICTIONS FOR THE 2019 PROPERTY MARKET

04 December 2018
This year has been a tumultuous one, from newly instated presidents to economic recessions, ever-rising fuel costs, interesting IT revelations from SARS and a few more Finance Ministers. As we tear of...
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STIMULATE THE ECONOMY THROUGH TAX BREAKS FOR FIRST-TIME BUYERS

29 November 2018
The state of the South African economy has been on a downward spiral that has culminated in a technical recession announced in September this year. While the South African government has no control ov...
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CONSIDER OUR CHILDREN THIS CHRISTMAS

29 November 2018
According to a research study conducted in 2014, there were 18.5 million children in South Africa. Of these children, 4.5 million (24.3%) lived with neither of their parents; over 13,000 lived in resi...
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3 BUDGET-FRIENDLY WAYS TO ENTERTAIN FROM HOME

29 November 2018
Out of the 261 working days this year, most of us are eagerly anticipating those few December leave days that we’ve worked so hard for. Unfortunately, many of us forget to think ahead and ensure...
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WHEN TO CALL THE COPS ON YOUR NEIGHBOURS

29 November 2018
Dealing with neighbour disputes is an unavoidable part of life unless, perhaps, you choose to live on a remote small holding for the rest of your life. Sometimes these issues cannot be resolved no mat...
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5 HOUSEHOLD EXPENSES THAT INCREASE OVER THE HOLIDAYS

28 November 2018
‘Tis the season of annual leave, Christmas gifting, and school holidays. For most of us, this means that a whole new budget needs to be drawn up to accommodate all the once-off expenses that com...
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STRESS-FREE GUIDE TO SELLING OVER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

28 November 2018
Having it rain on your wedding day, catching a cold on the first day of an international vacation, and getting a flat tyre on the morning of your first day at a new job are all events which we hope wi...
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SHOULD I TRAVEL NOW OR PUT DOWN ROOTS FIRST?

28 November 2018
Advances in travel technology have made it that much easier to quench human nature’s insatiable thirst to explore. And, South Africans are taking full advantage of this fact. According to Stats...
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INTEREST RATES RISE TO CUT INTO HOLIDAY SPENDING

22 November 2018
An unpopular yet unsurprising decision was made earlier today by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), as Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, announced that the interest rates would increase by 25...
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