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Land Expropriation

These 6 types of property will likely be the first expropriated - here's why

• There is no detailed policy on land expropriation yet, but the political drivers behind it make it possible to predict what kind of properties may be first in line.
• Land owned by parastatals in cities is high on the list, as is abandoned buildings in city centres.
• Productive farms also feature – but lower down, under particular circumstances, and possibly with real value paid for the land.

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Tenant Responsibilities

It's important to be aware of your responsibilities to your landlord. While many of these responsibilities will be explained in your tenancy agreement, there are also certain responsibilities which are outlined in law.

As a tenant, you are obliged to:
• pay your rent
• take care of the premises
• make good any damage caused by you or anybody lawfully visiting or living there
• adhere to the terms of your tenancy agreement
• keep the inside of the property in reasonable proper order.

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Pets

Here's what you can do to ensure you and your animals remain on the good side of your landlord.
Owning pets and renting don't necessarily go hand in hand and there are an increasing number of landlords who refuse to allow animals on the rental premises. There's no doubt that this is a major concern because most of us love our pets and the idea that we may have to find them new homes when we move is, for most of us, too awful to contemplate.

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21 Tips for an Easy Move

Let's face it: Unless you're a minimalist, moving is one of the biggest household tasks there is and it can be extremely overwhelming. But if you can get a head start and stay organized, you should make it through this mammoth process unscathed and ready to enjoy your new abode. Here are 21 tips to help you avoid moving day chaos.

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Annual Market Report 2016 Payprop

To anyone focused on making it in the new year, it’s natural to want to put the old one behind us. And while it’s been a fair year for rentals and a great one for automation, most people will agree 2016 has a lot to answer for. Still, let’s not consign it to history just yet: the year that was holds valuable lessons for us all.

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