Couple's municipal bill nightmare has a happy ending
A comedy of errors turned out not to be so funny for Grant and Charmaine Stuart, of Ruimsig, when the City of Joburg's revenue department inadvertently placed a decimal point in the incorrect place on their municipal bill.[Read More]
Posted at 09:30AM Feb 17, 2017 by Editor in Johannesburg |
Average property prices on Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard increased by 27%
Despite a tough economic climate, Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard's luxury property market has shown a slight improvement, while sales in the sectional title market improved significantly in the last year or so, say estate agents operating in the area.[Read More]
Posted at 09:20AM Feb 16, 2017 by Editor in Cape Town |
Steenberg residents petition MTN on tower
Cape Town's Steenberg residents, increasingly alarmed at the proliferation of cellphone mast towers in Steenberg, Retreat and surrounds, are up in arms over MTN's plan to erect a new tower in the area.[Read More]
Posted at 09:14AM Feb 16, 2017 by Editor in Cape Town |
Is it possible to terminate a lease agreement without recourse?
If tenants terminate their lease agreement before expiry, is it possible to do so without being in breach of the contract?[Read More]
Posted at 11:18AM Feb 15, 2017 by Editor in Residential |
'Westville property market not in crisis'
"For the Westville property market, it is still business as usual, with demand still outstripping the current level of stock available to buyers. In fact, at the moment we have the lowest number of property listings we have had in a long time."[Read More]
Posted at 06:06AM Feb 15, 2017 by Editor in Durban |
'Costs and compliance retard property industry transformation'
During his State of the Nation address last week President Jacob Zuma commented on the property market noting that less than 5% of the sector is managed by people of colour and Africans in particular.[Read More]
Posted at 08:33AM Feb 14, 2017 by Editor in Market |
'Good city governance enhances home values'
"It is a global real estate fact that well-managed cities that are clean, relatively crime-free, with solid infrastructure and reliable service delivery, invariably protect - and grow - home values within their municipal boundaries."[Read More]
Posted at 08:18AM Feb 14, 2017 by Editor in Johannesburg |
Court stops Cape Town toll road proposals
The Constitutional Court has stopped the South African National Roads Agency's plans for toll roads in the Winelands, and has ordered that Sanral pay the City of Cape Town's legal costs of over R20 million.[Read More]
Posted at 10:03AM Feb 13, 2017 by Editor in Cape Town |
Durban family's shock at billing blunder
A municipal billing error has had unintended consequences that have frustrated a Clare Estate family.[Read More]
Posted at 09:35AM Feb 13, 2017 by Editor in Durban |