The ABC of Rental Deposits possibly one of the biggest sources of contention between landlords and tenants surrounds the rental deposit.
Gated communities are increasingly popular with home buyers due to the perceived safety these neighbourhoods offer.
Many tenants ask their landlords for first refusal, should the landlord ever decide to sell the property.
Most sellers want the best possible sales price for their home and often invest money and time in renovations, expecting these to increase the value of their property.
What happens if you find your ideal home, but the current owner has leased the property?
Purchasing a property is a significant financial investment and there are a number of processes to complete before the sale can go through; from getting pre-approval for a home loan to submitting an offer to the seller, to finally signing the sales agreement.
While the residential property market looks to be struggling around most of the country, it would seem that Pretoria East is one of the few exceptions.
What can a buyer do when they’ve purchased their dream home, only to find their neighbour is planning to add a storey that will destroy their view or ruin their privacy?