News Archive for May - 2015

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put your valuables away on show day
property pick - beautiful family home in centurion
is your home a good investment?
how to downsize efficiently
new development phase in africa’s premier bushveld golf estate
security considerations when renting a property
property pick - stunner in bloemfontein
eco-friendly homes can put more green in your pocket
the best burger joints
r1-billion luxury development takes downtown cape town upmarket
the value an estate agent can add to a property transaction
property pick - chic simplicity in stellenbosch
residents' pet hate: body corporate rules
vibrant property market in bethlehem
10 common mistakes commercial property landlords need to avoid
how to spot a worthwhile fixer-upper
property pick - contemporary beauty in sandton
cape town’s top three student-friendly suburbs
patience is the key to post-divorce home purchases
buyers snap up plots in new durbanville lifestyle estate
landlords make the most of demand for holiday rentals
property pick - chic living in camps bay
home owners: top five reasons insurance claims may not be paid out
what should real estate agents bring to the party?
prepare for an interest rate hike
short-term rentals in the cape town cbd and surrounding market show high return on investment
re/max expands into zambia
property pick - family living in roodepoort
mediation the ideal solution in sectional title disputes
a look at the importance of insurance in sectional title schemes
stable interest rate provide affirmation for aspirant home buyers
property market unsurprised by unchanged repo rate
property pick - stunner in knysna
r1.8 billion mixed-use central square brings retail, restaurants and leisure to menlyn maine
10 of the best powder rooms
eden island luxury resort - an attractive investment for south africans
earn extra by becoming a landlord
property pick - french beauty in centurion
the importance of real estate training
cape town’s r20 million-plus homes now in short supply, top prices reach r120 million
pros and cons of buying property as a juristic or natural person
one of the cape’s iconic heritage properties on the market in historic somerset west
property pick - modern marvel in bettys bay
movement in office space demand as business move out of sandton
green stars for two v&a waterfront buildings
cape town’s first and favourite ports of call
how the gautrain has boosted home values
property pick - glamour in paarl
tips for selling your second property
holiday homes price growth slows down
new private high school benefits families relocating to the scenic underberg
resource file for agents from ieasa
pearl valley golf estate - leading the pack
property pick - opulence in centurion
downshifting? look to the kzn midlands
translate amortisation into big savings
home buyers at baronetcy estate opting for luxurious, modern masterpieces
is it time to sell your home?
property pick - a slice of paradise in knysna
april results from ooba show double-digit property price growth and continued lender confidence
bryanston is home to some of sa’s most sought after real estate
wait before you renovate
linden - a smooth blend of traditional and trendy
property pick - luxury living in pretoria
new development launches in northriding
tips for building a successful property portfolio
construction under way on r950 million springs mall at blue crane eco park
hout bay property market remains buoyant
property pick - exclusivity in wilro park
there’s financing available for first time buyers
the checklist buyers shouldn’t forget
steyn city captures the attention of investors around the world
all debt is equal, right?
property pick - designer glam in camps bay
val de vie estate launches new residential development, ‘the vines’
rental revelations – top tips for rental owners
r11bn city planned for the vaal
why it’s better to buy than to rent business premises
attracting millennial buyers in today’s market
property pick - luxury in midrand
south africa’s residential property market remains resilient
should you buy property with a friend?
beware the risks of unregulated property schemes
africa’s super-wealthy eye high-end homes in sa
property pick - chic living in higgovale
ashton kutcher surprises with a special home remodeling
protect your investment with a proper lease
repeat buyers give real estate a big vote of confidence
pretoria buyers trek north for good value and wide open spaces
urbanisation boosts home prices in inner suburbs
property pick - architectural beauty in witbank
sa’s greenest student residence nears completion
tools that homeowners can’t live without
sa construction likely to continue treading water despite government’s planned infrastructure spend
tesla powerwall technology headed for south africa
property pick - modern marvel in bloemfontein
ask the right questions when buying a home
follow the rules with tenant issues
tax benefits of home ownership
five ways to shorten the home loan application process
property pick - exclusivity in hurlingham
'economy leaves little scope for property price growth'
don’t let a slow home sale spoil your plans
the force is strong in the home
there’s money in suburban stands
good maintenance attracts quality tenants
engel & völkers reports record first quarter 2015 results
Latest Property News
  • 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.
  • 18 Oct 2017
    Submitted an offer and having it accepted by the seller is exciting, but it is certainly not the end of the property sales process. There are a few more obstacles that need to be overcome before the home can change ownership and the keys are handed over. Failing to overcome any of these hurdles could result in the deal falling through and you starting the journey from the first step.
  • 17 Oct 2017
    It is relatively straightforward to make a good property investment when the economy and housing market are booming. As the old saying goes - a rising tide lifts all boats. However, says Sandra Gordon, Pam Golding Properties senior research analyst, when the economy is struggling with low growth – as South Africa’s currently is, there are still opportunities for investments
  • 17 Oct 2017
    In recent years, residential property investment has been highlighted for its value as an income stream when the property is bond-free, especially for those owners in their retirement years.
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