Entries by Randles

THE LIGHT AT THE END OF WHAT HAS BECOME A DARK TUNNEL

Imagine getting this text from a complete stranger: “You look exquisite today, I bet you smell even better” Or maybe this: “You are a waste of space. The world would be so much better without you.” Or maybe even this: “If you do not do as a tell you, your whole family and the whole […]

How to sell your home privately

  Make your home sellable Whether selling property privately or through an agent, a well-maintained, de-cluttered home will stand out from other properties for sale and create a better impression on buyers. Tend to any repairs and maintenance issues like leaky taps, faulty switches and broken windows. Homes that are well presented and well maintained typically sell […]

FICA Amendments – What you need to know

You may wonder why is your ID and other documentation required almost every time you wish to conclude a transaction?  What is used for? Is it really necessary? What happens to your information after concluding that transaction? Well to put you out of your misery, the answer to all of your questions is simply FICA. […]

OPENING OF A SECTIONAL TITLE REGISTER

Here you are on the dawn of a new year considering becoming a sectional title owner. The following denotes some of the important things you may need to know or keep in mind from development to the transfer. At this point the property ceases to be conventional and becomes a sectional title. It all starts […]

“YOU BROUGHT ME INTO THIS WORLD!”

When does a parent’s duty to financially support a child end? Often times where parents of children have separated and their divorce or maintenance order did not specifically deal with the amount and duration of maintenance, the waters become murky as to money issues. As a parent, are you required to continue to maintain your […]

SERVITUDES EXPLAINED

Most people only come across the term servitude upon purchasing property and even then, are left with confusion as to what a servitude is outside of that particular context. Here’s what you need to know: A servitude is a right that one person has to use or enjoy the property of another person, other than […]

Foreign Land Affairs

South Africa has become a common place for foreign homeowners. The South African property market is a great investment for foreign nationals willing to spend their dollar’s, pound’s and euro’s here. Whether you have been attracted by the delightful light blue waves of Pennington beach or have fallen in love with the bountiful hills of […]