News Archive for April - 2017

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preparing your home for selling success
ellen degeneres puts house up for sale at $45 million
disclosing patent defects on a property before a sale
‘mansion in the sky’ now on sale for r78m
check your estate for a rental management policy
court gives billion rand bantry bay development the green light
future home owners: dealing with blacklistings
savoy estate – it’s a flipping delight
the importance of a good relationship between landlord and tenant
bardale village is reaching major milestones
purchasing a rented home
allocation, use and maintenance of parking bays in a sectional title scheme
are you thinking of building your dream home?
investment report shows confidence in cape town central city
house hunting in south africa - what you can buy for r2 million in the major cities
house hunting tips from a property professional
how to avoid being turned down for a home loan
invest in your home, get excellent returns
planning the perfect bathroom
tips to downsize efficiently
wellness and lifestyle take centre stage for modern developments
cylindrical “treehouse” on stilts stuns in cape town
johannesburg homes market poised to rise
how to sell a property quickly - the essence of home staging
tax tips for landlords
commonly overlooked costs when buying or selling property
sectional title: the role of the body corporate explained
a bank evaluation is not a home inspection
is it still a good idea to hold immovable property in a trust?
global exposure for george property
red flags home-buyers should never ignore – and questions you should always ask
how traffic and transport costs are reshaping property markets
new mall for groblersdal
architects show what they could have done with nkandla’s budget
stsma - specific guidelines for insurance
investing in student accommodation: pros and cons
false bay real estate market enjoying boom
managed rental schemes offer advantages for tenants
cape town’s new electricity tariff for properties valued at more than r1-million
tesla debuts new solar panels that blend into existing roofs
cape town’s dearth of retirement accommodation putting the squeeze on the mid-market
insuring against a tighter economy
western cape retirement mecca of sa
home maintenance: getting geared for winter
conveyancing attorneys - their role in a property transaction
when the going gets tough, the tough get an agent
a new take on retirement living
rapidly evolving rosebank in a league of its own
regulation of agricultural land holdings bill published for comment
eight things a commercial property landlord should do before signing a lease
swellendam is sa’s most eco-friendly destination
appreciative businessman buys a home for housekeeper of 30 years
how to keep your star tenants renewing their leases
top three indicators that you are ready to buy a property
the process of rezoning or subdividing
your blueprint for surviving the downgrade
consumer guide to keeping pace with home marketing in the digital era
new noordhoek retirement development attracts significant interest
how the csos dispute resolution service works
what junk status will mean for the property market
keep calm and avoid repossession
new rule implementation in sectional title schemes after the stsm act
homeowner's insurance need-to-know
positive shift in the residential property market
rise in estimated first time buyer percentage for second successive quarter
Latest Property News
  • 20 Apr 2018
    Whenever changes in the political ecosystem of a traditional property market create uncertainty, smart investors begin to look elsewhere for new opportunities. Property experts at IP Global have analysed the trends and crunched the numbers to find new markets to explore in Europe and the United States.
  • 20 Apr 2018
    Energy and water self-sufficiency are increasingly important factors in home buyers’ choice of property – especially in Cape Town where the extreme drought of the past few years has made municipal supply costly as well as uncertain.
  • 19 Apr 2018
    During the last decade, rampant development has progressively transformed Cape Town’s property landscape with densification being the order of the day, but there are still one or two hidden gems like Scarborough which have retained their original character, offering an inimitable lifestyle and an attractive investment opportunity.
  • 19 Apr 2018
    The rental market is a cut-throat sector of the real estate market that waits for nobody. According to Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, first-time renters need to be fully prepared before they even start the process of looking for a place to rent in order to avoid the disappointment of losing out on their ideal property.
  • 19 Apr 2018
    Choosing to buy your first home instead of continuing to rent is a big decision that will usually take some time to put into action, but the sooner you can save up a sizeable deposit, the closer you will be to reaching your goal.
  • 18 Apr 2018
    Selling your home is no small task and as you will quickly find out, there are a lot of misconceptions about the process. Gerhard van der Linde, Seeff's MD in Pretoria East lists the top 5 misconceptions when you are selling your home.
  • 18 Apr 2018
    The Cape Town municipality is now installing water-management devices at properties that have been non-compliant with the new level 5 water restrictions and there are talks of fines between R5,000 and R10,000 for households that use too much water.
  • 17 Apr 2018
    The recent interest rate cut has stoked the coals in the first-time buyer’s market. At least for the next two months until the next interest rate announcement, homeowners are guaranteed lower monthly instalments than in the previous quarter. But, is it wise to take out a 100% bond just to enter the property market while interest rates are low?
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