News Archive for December - 2014

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make your bonus really count
property pick - seaside beauty in sedgefield
home sellers: how to live in your show house
trustees need to resolve disputes the right way
short term holiday rentals can be very profitable - but ensure you have the right tenants
don’t let a holiday splurge delay your dream
property pick - timeless classic in krugersdorp
some of the most expensive residential property in the world surrounds london’s hyde park
moving day guide and checklist
bantry bay and fresnaye property market prospers
the next generation is ready for the market
property pick - discerning beauty in centurion
november results from ooba show record number of first-time property buyers
crunch time for estate agencies
rising wages a prime factor in south africa's residential property market
run a business from home – legally
property pick - delight in buffalo bay
uptick in vaal dam property market
construction boom in mthatha - now a vibrant eastern cape city
property market outlook 2015 ‘surprisingly positive’
style leaders find a home in two karoo towns
commercial tenants' responsibilities defined
property pick - glamour in hermanus
online listing photos - make sure they are good
mediation can save time and money in sectional title disputes
renovate now if you are selling in 2015
are buying homes in business entities still beneficial?
property pick - luxury villa in camps bay
schools influence where people purchase property
more development in store for rivonia during 2015
sectional title: pitfalls for tenants to avoid
property buyers' rights and the questions to ask
one box to rule them all
property pick - timeless splendour in roodepoort
knysna sees new release of properties to meet strong demand for estate living
area essentials for first-time buyers
paying off your home loan early
top factors that influence property buying conditions
dreams came true this year for thousands of home buyers
in case of an emergency – holiday packing
outlook for south africa’s residential property market improving
property pick - breathtaking beauty in pretoria
pam golding properties to market new rosebank residential property development homes
milestone for signature hartbeespoort estate
strandfontein a favourite among young buyers
southdowns estate - clusters on the market
common faqs on residency and citizenship programmes answered
property pick - mediterranean villa in hout bay
hi-tech marketing for witbank property
higher demand expected for leisure property
cut water waste this summer and save money
real estate set for solid gains in 2015
property pick - designer glam in umhlanga
housebreaking most feared by south africans
bryanston country club to develop a new children’s clubhouse
spread the christmas cheer
repair or drop the asking price?
the new rental housing amendment bill is on south africa's doorstep
property pick - picture perfect home in durbanville
financial health: spend your 13th cheque wisely
looking to sell in 2015? make sure you are prepared
maintaining financial stability in sectional title schemes
gauteng residential property market records significant growth
the pros and cons of renting your home
property pick - dream home in tamboerskloof
south africa’s most prolific mansion available for the summer
drop in oil price - what is the effect on the property market?
re/max foundation - national initiative to benefit children in local communities
capital gains tax on most primary homes still satisfactorily low
city centres hold best prospects for buy-to-let investors
property pick - contemporary beauty in centurion
spring and summer are ideal times to sell homes
new landmark “pam golding on main” building to utilise ground water
hot ticket holiday accommodation in ballito
foreign buyers and land ownership
Latest Property News
  • 21 Feb 2018
    The real estate mantra, ‘location, location, location’ remains a strong market influence regardless of the prevailing economy, with suburbs like Rondebosch enjoying the buffering benefit of being ideally situated.
  • 21 Feb 2018
    These days most buyers are using online property portals like Private Property when house hunting due to the convenience, up to date information and variety on offer. “The property portals have revolutionised the way buyers shop, but they do need to be cautious – viewing photos online is no replacement for viewing the property in person,” says Bruce Swain, CEO of Leapfrog Property Group.
  • 20 Feb 2018
    Owning a home is a milestone that most South Africans aspire to. Becoming a homeowner is a step towards growing personal wealth and owning an asset that appreciates in value over time, provided of course that the correct principles are applied during the buying stage of the process, says Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa.
  • 20 Feb 2018
    The suburb of Greenstone in Johannesburg east came to be over the last two decades. “In the beginning, it was literally just a hill with not so much as a shopping centre,” says Michael Levy, Property Consultant at Jawitz Properties Bedfordview. Today it has plenty shopping facilities and is fully built, boasting high-density, upmarket housing and residential estates, though still has a few pockets poised for commercial development.
  • 20 Feb 2018
    A major shift in the ageing paradigm has precipitated an equally dramatic transformation in the retirement sector, with modern accommodation options worlds away from the conventional model.
  • 19 Feb 2018
    Possibly one of the biggest sources of contention between landlords and tenants surrounds the rental deposit. “Most tenants rely on getting their rental deposits back when moving, so that they can use it to pay a deposit on their new home. Having it withheld or even having large amounts deducted can lead to a lot of distress,” explains Bruce Swain, CEO of Leapfrog Property Group.
  • 19 Feb 2018
    Situated approximately halfway between Johannesburg and Pretoria, Midrand was established in 1981 and forms part of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. It has become one of the major business hubs in the country with major pharmaceutical, textile, telecommunication and motoring giants situated within its boundaries.
  • 19 Feb 2018
    The PayProp Rental Index Annual Review of 2017 shows that the rental market suffered from much volatility during the year. It kicked off with rental growth spiking in January with weighted year-on-year growth (YoY) growth peaking at 8.3% before dropping to 6.34% in July, dipping down to less than 5% in November and then experiencing a slight uptick at 5.75% in December.
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