News Archive for January - 2015

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buying your dream home: getting it right the first time
property pick - luxury in hermanus
cape town city bowl sectional title sales and prices reach new record highs
upswing in franschhoek’s luxury property market
benign inflation and interest rate environment positive for home ownership
property pick - immaculate home in cedar lakes
interest rate remains unchanged
10 treehouses cooler than your apartment
new grant thornton office set to open in johannesburg
new pwc head office planned for waterfall city
do your homework when buying a holiday home
property pick - contemporary delight in knysna
investment in major developments reaffirms relevance of cape town’s city centre
what rights do you have if the landlord sells?
government housing rethink would open door to sustainable solutions
buying a lifestyle in east london
property pick - luxury in pretoria
drop in showhouse numbers opens a gap for serious sellers
can you get bond if you are self-employed?
are there options for distressed homeowners?
property pick - trendy living in woodstock
undertaking due diligence when buying off plan is essential
how to price your home to sell
is it worth fixing up your home before you sell?
what to do if your property does not sell
property pick - country elegance in paarl
lucrative guesthouse opportunities abound in prime tourism hotspots of knysna and plettenberg bay
financially fit for your first home
property pick - luxury in krugersdorp
lessors and landlords – do they hold all the cards?
“walkable” communities promote health and wealth
retirement buys – what are the options?
ombudsman appointed for housing complexes
property pick - timeless elegance in plettenberg bay
oudtshoorn now a favourite for ‘semigrants’
top property investment programmes ideal for african investors
ooba’s fourth quarter 2014 results show that sa property market set to rise in 2015
finding the perfect home for work and life
property pick - stylish family living in stellenbosch
observatory and woodstock are the suburbs to be in 2015
farms in mpumalanga achieving high return on investment
a new community in the eastern cape offers a life off the grid
co-ownership of property means co-liability
property pick - luxury living in vredehoek
add a garage to increase value
taking the stress out of buying a property
why sellers should do a home inspection
own a piece of history in cullinan
influencers on the property market
property pick - glamour in tamboerskloof
sectional title: look out for any right to extend
home buyers: top 10 questions for your attorney
the rise of rosebank
rising rents and ongoing low interest rates make home ownership in sa a viable option
property pick - dream home in roodepoort
re/max positions itself for rapid growth with empowerment deal
rural lifestyle attracts upmarket buyers
bethlehem property market buzzing
prepare for buying your first home
property pick - city living in higgovale
east london home sales on the rise
spice up your home with marsala
renovate or buy a home that fits?
getting into shape in sectional title schemes: health and fitness facilities
property pick - modern masterpiece in nelspruit
the myproperty christmas lights winner
don’t be left in the dark
is high density living really unappealing to south africans?
buying a home the second time around
landmark pretoria home goes on sale for the first time
property pick - tranquility in randburg
new development to ease demand for entry level homes in kwazulu natal
the five property resolutions you should keep
2015 - a good year for property
if buying a fairly new home check details of build
the golden rules of property investing
property pick - immaculate beauty in centurion
will a home office add value to your property?
entering the market? resolutions for first-time buyers
what determines whether a location is good or bad?
property pick - designer glam in newlands
evergreen bergvliet wins in prestigious international property awards
residential property growth forecast for 2015
construction starts on modderfontein mega-city
awareness of the legal ownership of property by less affluent citizens is growing
property pick - timeless elegance in paarl
residential property barometer - january 2015
estate agents: are their commissions too high?
don’t be scared to buy property solo
top tips for buying a waterfront home
property pick - architectural masterpiece in umdloti
tenant’s checklist for 2015
quality tenants are worth keeping, landlords advised
put off maintenance and you’ll pay more
levy complications in mixed use buildings
property pick - upscale beauty in sandton
what sellers need to know about compliance certificates
estate agents: getting the basics right
bloemfontein residential market has weathered the storm
evicting a troublesome tenant can be a very difficult task
Latest Property News
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    In September, the FNB House Price Index showed a further mild acceleration in year on year growth compared with revised August growth.
  • 20 Oct 2017
    Stock shortages of increasingly scarce and sought-after older houses priced under R12 million and apartments under R10m are being experienced in Camps Bay.
  • 20 Oct 2017
    In difficult economic times, many landlords rely on the rental income their tenants bring in – but what happens if that tenant suddenly decides to move out?
  • 19 Oct 2017
    National property developer FWJK Developments have been appointed by current joint owners, Redefine Properties and Zenprop Property Holdings, to redevelop the existing 22 000m² office block at the corner of Fredman Drive and West street.
  • 19 Oct 2017
    Traditionally a property could be rented out for any period, but most landlords would opt for a six months lease agreement or longer with a potential tenant, also referred to as long term rentals.
  • 19 Oct 2017
    “Maintaining your property is one of the key aspects for an owner renting out their property to keep the landlord-tenant relationship in good standing. In my experience one of the biggest causes of a breakdown in landlord-tenant relationships is where there is a lack of maintenance or repair,” says Sunell Afrika, rentals manager for property company
  • 18 Oct 2017
    Homes in community housing schemes such as estates and cluster home complexes are generally sold at a premium, so buyers in these schemes are often confused and annoyed to find that they don’t have much “freedom of choice” when it comes to the exterior appearance of their properties.
  • 18 Oct 2017
    South Africa’s residential sector is embracing green, with new builds and existing stock the focus of a domestic market with already the highest percentage of green building projects currently underway.
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