Articles related to "Municipal Rates"

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Innovative ways to reduce your electricity bill this winter
The cold, wet weather translates into more nights spent at home, which can cause electricity bills to skyrocket. Here's how you can avoid higher electricity bills this winter.
Free help offered to contest incorrect property valuations
Property owners who are unhappy with their municipal property valuations have a short time to file objections and a real estate group is offering their help for free.
Property valuations shock: What homeowners can do
Joburg property owners are up in arms over the new municipal valuations of their properties, which have increased by more than 100% in some instances.
This Concourt judgement is a big win for real estate
The Constitutional Court has ruled that property owners can no longer be held liable for historical municipal debt on their property.
My agent has undervalued my home
Sellers should be aware of the fact that the municipal valuation of their home may not be a true reflection of its value.
Budget 2017: how it will affect the property market
What does this year’s budget speech mean for those who own property or are buying property this year? The heads of some of SA’s biggest estate agencies have their say.
When ratepayers take matters into their own hands
Poor service delivery is unfortunately a sad reality for many South African towns. Instead of moaning, the residents of some small towns are taking the initiative and fixing things themselves.
A victory for property owners
Terrific news for the property market. A recent court judgment has indicated that owners will no longer be liable for historical municipal debt on their property.
Holding onto your property can be costly
As municipal rates keep going up, the longer sellers keep their property on the market, the higher the holding costs will be.
Hot tax tips for rental property owners
Over the past few years, economic uncertainty and stock market volatility has boosted investor interest in residential rental property.