Woman in RDP house row 'is alive'
Mama Maria Ramalekane wants her family, friends and relatives to know she is still alive despite allegedly being declared dead by an old friend she accused of unlawfully taking her Lotus Garden RDP house.[Read More]
Posted at 07:14AM Dec 15, 2014 by Editor in Residential |
Irregular power: alarming facts
The managing director of ADT's central region, Clive Humphrey, said irregular power supply has a detrimental effect on the lifespan of an alarm system's battery - which is the single most important component of the system.[Read More]
Posted at 06:31AM Dec 12, 2014 by Editor in Residential |
Father sues after 'disappearing' into manhole
A New Year's Eve party at a luxury estate, which ended with a man "disappearing" into a manhole, is likely to cost the developers and the homeowners association dearly as a judge found they were negligent.[Read More]
Posted at 08:44AM Dec 08, 2014 by Editor in Residential |
Sick pensioner left in the dark
Retired SAA captain Peter Booyens, critically ill with motor neuron disease, sat in the dark for almost two weeks after the City of Durban cut off his electricity supply last month because his landlords had not paid the rates bill.[Read More]
Posted at 04:10AM Dec 02, 2014 by Editor in Residential |
'City centres hold best prospects for buy-to-let investors'
Apartment rentals in SA have increased by an average of just 14,07% in the past two years, according to the Residential Rental Index compiled by national property management company Trafalgar.[Read More]
Posted at 03:09AM Dec 02, 2014 by Editor in Residential |
Tenant debt can come back to bite you
In the past, tenants could open utility accounts directly with municipalities. The tenant would put down a deposit on their electricity or water account and pay the municipality directly for consumption.[Read More]
Posted at 07:05AM Dec 01, 2014 by Editor in Residential |
Be careful when renting 'long-distance'
It has become common to rent a holiday home by going online or contacting the landlord by phone, but renting property "long distance" is an opportunity for con-artists to operate scams that leave holidaymakers out of pocket and without accommodation.[Read More]
Posted at 06:03AM Dec 01, 2014 by Editor in Residential |