News Archive for January - 2017

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interior inspiration - set in stone
leafy bryanston remains one of johannesburg’s most sought-after addresses
avoid risk when renting
property pick - buy a lifestyle in centurion
new year, new budget and new levy structure
foreign investment: foreigners reluctant to buy a home in south africa
johannesburg investors snapping up properties in mouille point
the ins and outs of a usufruct
america’s ultimate party mansion with a cool price tag of $250m
property pick - parkhurst charm with modern finishes
property statistics: how long your property spends on the market
first time home buyers - leave yourself some breathing room
high-end buyers worldwide are raising a glass to the cape winelands
the tpn rental monitor - prudence takes precedence
how to decide when to sell your home
property ownership through life’s phases: why planning ahead is the key
here's how to solve the rubik’s cube of cape town’s city planning
midrand defies gauteng’s prevailing market and continues upward trajectory
the interest rate and how it impacts the market
continued fundamental confidence in residential property market
church square set for an upgrade
coastal property markets to the fore
should equity in the bond be used for debt?
historic buildings in south africa
want to live on a remote island? this one needs a caretaker
airbnb castles on atlantic seaboard
boomers return to extended family living
houghton ‘superhome’ goes on sale for r110m
a year of market shifts for the atlantic seaboard
the execution against the homes of indigent debtors
paint and prepare before you move in
old versus new in the cape’s southern suburbs
property statistics: the most expensive streets in south africa
insurance implications of a flawed property valuation
property pick - contemporary beauty in bloemfontein
household safety tips that every child should know
estate living - top residential estates in south africa
bond’s yacht now for sale through engel & völkers yachting
bridging the generation gap to gain the edge in the prevailing market
home design: trends we love in 2017
bergvliet’s thriving market reached new highs
a buyer's guide to keeping track of properties
property pick - elegant living in pretoria
rental essentials for seniors
consumer confidence key to residential property market recovery in 2017
krugesdorp - property in demand on robert broom drive
evaluating multiple offers
house hunting in the new year?
sales picking up pace at highland gate golf and trout estate near dullstroom
i can’t pay my rent – what do i do now?
simplify meetings held in sectional title schemes
decor inspiration: the home office
long, slow haul ahead for home-building industry
you got to love the house you buy
mark zuckerberg on building ‘jarvis’
big rewards for high-end landlords in cape town
the product shaking up residential rentals
property pick - exclusive living in serengeti golf and wildlife estate
is it worthwhile buying a fixer-upper?
neighbourhoods we love: woodstock, cape town
the booming belt of jozi’s north
schools impact home values
slower sales, stalling prices and weaker, but stable property market expected for 2017
colour inspiration: 2017 is all about greenery
negative aspects that influence property values
are you financially ready to own a home?
Latest Property News
  • 19 Mar 2018
    We all wish we could have the cheat sheet for selling a property – a simple Ctrl+Shift+C code that will magically secure an offer on your home in an instant. Though it is not possible to provide you with this cheat code (sadly, reality does not come with such perks), it is possible to provide you with a list of the most common blunders some of your neighbours have committed in their efforts to sell their homes
  • 19 Mar 2018
    Although property technology is now widely accepted as an established trend, especially in the international real estate arena, the industry has been cautious to advance and smaller markets like South Africa are still hesitantly dipping their toes in the water.
  • 16 Mar 2018
    Strange as it may seem, there is a stock shortage looming now in the luxury sector of the Johannesburg property market, because astute buyers have for the past few months been hurrying to snap up high-end homes being offered at excellent prices.
  • 16 Mar 2018
    No one likes having to claim but having insurance for your household contents is vital, and at the start of a new financial year, homeowners either applying for new household insurance or revising their existing insurance should take a comprehensive inventory of their possessions and keep track of the total value.
  • 15 Mar 2018
    First-time buyers typically need to save for at least three years to afford the deposit on a home, and the VAT and fuel price increases announced in this year’s budget are going to make it even more difficult for them to reach that goal.
  • 15 Mar 2018
    Sea Point shows how developers use these organisations to advance their own interests
  • 15 Mar 2018
    As the rand strengthens against other major currencies, the prospect of investing in properties abroad is an increasingly appealing option for South African investors. Several factors, local and international, are sending a clear message: now is the time.
  • 14 Mar 2018
    Selling a property is never easy. Subtle details – from mismatched scatter cushions, to an unswept kitchen – can spell the difference between a potential buyer making an offer, or scratching your property off their list altogether. As much as you would love to be around to hear the passing comments as buyers amble through your abode, by choosing to remain at home during a showing, you set yourself at risk of becoming exactly that “subtle detail” that gets in the way of an offer.
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