BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME WITH A GOVERNMENT SUBSIDY

BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME WITH A GOVERNMENT SUBSIDY

Note: If you earn over R22k p.m. (the subsidy threshold) or aren’t personally in the market for a house in the “affordable housing” bracket, please think of forwarding this article to someone who might be – perhaps a relative, friend, colleague or employee. You...
BEWARE THE BUILDING DEADLINES WHEN BUYING-TO-BUILD

BEWARE THE BUILDING DEADLINES WHEN BUYING-TO-BUILD

Here’s yet another warning from our courts to take seriously the building deadlines commonly imposed on buyers of plots in residential estates. Failure to comply with them could expose you to heavy fines, recurring penalties and even the risk of losing your plot...
CREDITORS AND DEBTORS: IMPORTANT NEW PRESCRIPTION JUDGMENT

CREDITORS AND DEBTORS: IMPORTANT NEW PRESCRIPTION JUDGMENT

CREDITORS AND DEBTORS: IMPORTANT NEW PRESCRIPTION JUDGMENT “Running into debt isn’t so bad. It’s running into creditors that hurts” (Unknown) Debts prescribe (become uncollectable) after a specified period of time – 3 years for most run-of-the-mill debts but 30...