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Property rights and the public interest

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  schalk-and-lucille-t With a new Expropriation Bill in the pipeline, the courts will have to be strict in order to protect property owners and hold the government and third parties accountable. The expropriation of property in the public interest has recently been the subject of court decisions, both nationally and internationally.

By Dr Bradley Slade 24 May 2013 Read Article

 

Bonds and student living

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  schalk-and-lucille-t With young school and university leavers now aware that it pays to become property owners early on in life – but with well-paid jobs still extremely difficult to find – one of the questions he is frequently asked, says Bill Rawson, chairman of the Rawson Property Group, is: “How can I help my children get onto the property owning ladder?”

By Lucille Geldenhuys and Schalk van der Merwe 17 May 2013 Read Article

Property questions

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  schalk-and-lucille-t The Do’s and don’t on marketing. Bill Rawson, chairman of the Rawson Property Group, offers advice on preparing your home for a viewing or for a show day. “The more time the seller spends on preparing the home for viewing, the better the price the seller will likely get for it,” he says.

By Lucille Geldenhuys and Schalk van der Merwe 10 May 2013 Read Article

Landlord’s rental recovery a lost cause

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schalk-and-lucille-t A landlord who lost his property following a series of misfortunes has approached the Property Poser panel about recovering the rental arrears from the defaulting tenant. The reader let the property to the tenant who, at some stage, lost his job and became unable to continue paying the monthly rental.

By Lucille Geldenhuys and Schalk van der Merwe 03 May 2013 Read Article

Dilapidated building causes neighbour concern

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schalk-and-lucille-t The Property Poser panel has received a query from a concerned reader about a dilapidated building in the vicinity of the block of maisonettes in which she lives. The reader explains that this run-down building looks similar to the one in which she lives – but whereas hers is a sectional title complex, the neighbouring one seems to belong to a single owner who rents out the units.

By Lucille Geldenhuys and Schalk van der Merwe 26 April 2013 Read Article

Chair of scheme may be scheming chair

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schalk-and-lucille-t The Property Poser panel helps a tenant this week, whose advance rental payments have not been paid over following a change in ownership of the property. The reader explains that she rented a residential property and, for some reason, landed up paying four months rental in advance to the landlord and owner.

By Lucille Geldenhuys and Schalk van der Merwe 19 April 2013 Read Article

Chair of scheme may be scheming chair

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schalk-and-lucille-t A reader has approached the Property Poser experts about dubious behaviour by the  chairperson of his sectional title complex. Although she does not own a unit in the complex, she has nevertheless held the position for a number of years.

By Lucille Geldenhuys and Schalk van der Merwe 12 April 2013 Read Article

Tenant given notice due to alterations

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schalk-and-lucille-t This week the Property Poser experts assist a reader who has been given notice to vacate her rented garden cottage, as her landlord wants to make large-scale alterations. The reader says she has been renting for a number of years without a formal or written lease agreement between the two parties. The notice was given on the seventh day of the month.

By Lucille Geldenhuys and Schalk van der Merwe 05 April 2013 Read Article

Tenant leaves problem rental unit at short notice

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  schalk-and-lucille-t The Property Poser panel has been approached for assistance by a reader who has been experiencing an abundance of problems since taking occupation of her rented granny flat 10 months ago. It would appear that the electricity in the flat is not properly wired, creating the potential for someone to be shocked.

By Lucille Geldenhuys and Schalk van der Merwe 29 March 2013 Read Article

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