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Investing in Property with a Co-owner – How to Avoid Disputes

“Co-ownership is the mother of disputes” (Roman law maxim)  Buying property can be an excellent investment, but it can also be expensive. So sometimes it makes a lot of sense to share the financial burden with someone else. Perhaps for example you are spouses or life partners buying your first home. Perhaps you are a …

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Quote of the Month – Navigating 2021

Cheree Dyers, CEO at Prescient Investment Management (emphasis supplied): “Stimulus measures, pent up demand and supply constraints as a result of the pandemic could together see a rising tide in inflation in the developed world that, if left unchecked, could become the world’s next big problem. South Africa, as a small open economy, would undoubtedly …

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Do You Know the Four Kinds of Tax You’re Paying on Your Investments?

“Every advantage has its tax” (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Unfortunately, building your wealth does not come without cost. Besides the fees that you have to pay on any investment, you also need to think about where and how you are being taxed. South African investors need to be aware of four types of tax, and the …

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Buying and Selling Property: Some Common Questions Asked and Answered

“Owning a home is a keystone of wealth… both financial affluence and emotional security” (Personal Finance Expert Suze Orman) When you buy or sell your “Home Sweet Home”, and/or an investment property, particularly for the first time, the process can seem complicated, the terminology confusing, and the risks of making a costly mistake intimidating. You …

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