News Archive for January - 2013

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unchanged interest rate reinforces positive sentiment in the housing market says seeff
re/max suburb trend report – glenwood
a revived interest in cape holiday homes is now evident
renewed interest in garden route residential property, including leisure homes
sectional title property: how a body corporate begins
mastercard lists most attractive cities in sub-saharan africa
find your inspiration: best of bathrooms
re/max marks 40 years of real estate history
absa - real house prices to fall
emigrants selling properties falls to a record low
listed property moves up despite weak rand and bond rates
re/max suburb trend report – port alfred
london's world-class status as a global brand assures longevity of its real estate
first-timers make up 25 percent of property buyers
home on the hill
maintenance responsibilities regarding a "rented" sectional title property
student accommodation market attracts investors internationally
re/max suburb trend report – irene
big opportunities at big bay
residential property market influenced by top schools
next property peak 'about 5 years away'
south african residential prices performing better than those of most of the western world
85 percent of properties sell below asking price
what landlords need to know
get bond advice before you set out to buy a home
pam golding properties optimistic regarding residential property market
comment on interest rate announcement
new stellenbosch developments excel
key factors to consider when buying a coastal holiday home
new book of templates for section title property owners
customer protection act entitles tenant to cancel property lease
dutch firm to create 3d printed house by 2014
measured growth for residential property this year
re/max suburb trend report – schoemansville, hartbeespoort
semigrants boost property prices in parys
what’s going on with electric fence system compliance certificates?
rent increases are subject to specified conditions
durban’s centrally and conveniently located suburbs remain popular
when buying a home - have a 5 year view
2013, the year to escape the debt trap
residential development market may have turned the corner
gracious living and ocean views in sought after voëlklip
more stories of holiday rental scams
beware of bogus online rental ads
property fundamentals & relationships remain important in 2013
fraud bigger risk than fire for sectional title properties
a grand slam for tennis lovers
bank valuations are 'depressing' moot market
red hot home selling advice - don’t give up too soon
design revealed for new engel & volkers hq
house ber - showcase of south african talent
household debt will likely be a major theme in 2013
first-time buyers to drive moderate house price growth and tougher lending criteria in the property market in 2013
make sure your revised property valuation is right
house price growth slows, record approvals continue, says ooba
commercial property sector forecast to pick up
mars - the next home of mankind?
property auctioneers face 'dual challenge'
the fine print of moving houses
val de vie wine & polo estate – 2012 property sales and predictions
no plans by national credit regulator to remove home loans from debt review
sectional title arbitration panel formed
generation x continues to drive property market across the globe
inaugural south african conference addresses project and construction management issues
heavily discounted prices at langebaan make any buy here now a bargain
get a new tenant credit report before renewing a lease
re/max celebrates 40 years of giving back to communities
property prices fall in real terms
sectional title schemes under administration better off in owners' hands
woman held for holiday property swindle
properties less affordable for first-time buyers
“the perfect hideaway” for sale outside wellington
buying a home? pay attention to these potential defects
rental market – good for investment?
'base objections to property valuations on fact'
cape town - the cyclist friendly city
transform your garden
re/max celebrates 40 years of real estate success
listed property returns likely to fall in 2013
commercial property market will be stagnant and effectively reverse in early 2013
a look back at 2012 and expectations of 2013
re/max southern africa launches charity foundation
melkbosstrand sales and prices moving upwards again
kim kardashian and kanye west - $11 million dream house
re/max suburb trend report - durbanville
intense activity in the lower price brackets keeps the strand residential market buoyant
waterfront living draws bronkhorstspruit buyers
sectional title: no pets is actually the norm
what a property owner can achieve by attending the agm
aspirant homeowners need to save more
décor trends 2013
r300 million mansion - two offers made
south africa - ranked 17th as emerging market property investment destination
re/max suburb trend report – morningside, gauteng
now is the time to acquire a second or even a third property
the next generation homebuyer
vigilance and simple security measures needed on show days
rental agent, deposits missing as durban beach properties double booked
costs related to buying a home
"generation rent" brings opportunities for property investors
muted returns expected for listed property in 2013
is it worth keeping a home loan open?
advice to estate agents: how to protect yourself from the consumer protection act
is green investing the way to go?
tips for renting out property
re/max suburb trend report – kempton park
local listed property in sa overpriced
housing and the wealth gap in south africa
the most costly mistake buyers make with commercial property insurance
golden rules for tenants and landlords
rarefied belfast air reels in investors
qualified help the key to buy-to-let success
the best new year’s resolution you can make
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