News Archive for February - 2015

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smaller sectional schemes often problematic
property pick - architectural beauty in higgovale
thirteen elements for a dream green home
the summer season has ushered in a revived interest in knysna residential property
growthpoint’s latest development to complete green city block in umhlanga
estate agents and commission claim disputes
property pick - new england beauty in pretoria
surge in demand for luxury properties in gauteng
growing popularity of cape countryside sparks major development
pam golding properties partners with homecoming revolution
what impact will the 2015 budget have on the property market?
property pick - majestic masterpiece in centurion
budget 2015: experts gives comment
sectional title trustees should be aware of risks in employing contractors
mossel bay market stages a great comeback
budget for household costs from the outset of the home buying process
investing in property – capital gain or cash flow?
property pick - modern beauty in sandton
get bond insurance as well as hoc
sectional titles: how to choose the right managing agent
housing demand heats up in elsie’s river
more good reasons to save a deposit
property pick - contemporary bliss in sir lowry’s pass
new development ‘the vantage’ breaks ground
rentals reign in erasmuskloof
it's more bricks and mortar for the über-rich
yes, you can sell a home on a busy road
re/max opens an office in kuilsriver
property pick - exclusivity in knysna
architectural beauty in rooi els
solar panels: how do they work?
light up your security - and your garden
cape town southern suburbs property on solid ground, turnover up by 20%-plus
property pick - contemporary beauty in roodepoort
january statistics from ooba point to a positive start to 2015
menlyn is one of tshwane's most rapidly developing growth nodes
budgeting for maintenance in sectional title schemes isn’t optional
buying a home might be easier in 2015
property pick - designer flair in pretoria
rent: the most expensive towns in south africa
what to do when you inherit a property
chic appeal and prime position of historic wynberg a magnet for home buyers
planned power outages and insurance
property pick - world class beauty in sandton
finances - how much does my agent need to know?
will the rolling blackouts have an impact on the property market?
sectional title or freehold: what type of residential property ownership is best?
property pick - something different in camps bay
‘the green on glenhove’ office development tees off on killarney golf course
umhlanga market hot as durban buyers look north
more new homes for brackenfell soon
state of the nation and the impact on property
re/max foundation presents bursaries to future sporting stars
property pick - luxury in kempton park
more buyers with more money boost property market
red-hot start to the year in ‘toti
now is the time for new development
new mining puts the shine on mokopane property market
property pick - exclusivity in llandudno
average false bay property prices inching towards the r2 million mark
home care: how to get rid of mould
how far can a neighbour go in objecting to alterations to a building?
overall reduction in south africa's household debt is likely to benefit the mortgage bond market
property pick - idyllic lifestyle in midstream estate
landlords: advice on handling tenant complaints
re/max enters the bonded affordable housing market
sectional title property - who pays for what?
property value goes way beyond the fence, as the neighbourhood often says more than the house
property pick - designer dream in ballito
r1.5bn sales of r20m-plus trophy homes in cape town
the art of making an offer below the asking price
idyllic waterfront homes can be found only 30 minutes from johannesburg and pretoria
new sea point development meets high demand for luxury living
property pick - splendour in franschhoek
good support on tap for prospective homebuyers
estate agents' role in property marketing - and buying - remains crucial
home staging can create buyer appeal
sectional title prices climb in pretoria’s eastern suburbs
re/max commemorates 42 years of real estate service
property pick - timeless elegance in pretoria
fnb - the impact of the energy crisis on the property market
groundbreaking rosebank high-rise residential property development launched
how crime stops property growth
beware of fraud in the rental market
property pick - immaculate beauty in midlands estate
v&a waterfront properties achieve record prices in 2014
why pay an estate agent’s commission?
take action now before interest rates increase
last chance to buy in flourishing new neighbourhood
property pick - designer glam in sandton
refurbishment can add value to property
three new a-grade offices to go up in menlyn maine – africa’s only green city
how to pay off your bond in 10 years
hoas can block home sales, says appeal court
property pick - glamour in fresnaye
transfer duty taxing for buyers and sellers
how to avoid a bidding war – and why
renprop to launch second development in rosebank
sellers: should you accept this offer?
property pick - contemporary beauty in randburg
what are the implications of buying a property to renovate?
for new buyers: house hunting 101
parkhurst’s plan to go off the grid
demand side management has a critical role to play in easing electricity crisis
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