News Archive for May - 2017

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levy clearance certificates and arrear levy amounts – what happens when a unit is sold?
tools to assit you during the home buying process
how to find your ‘diamond in the dust’
body corporate loans boost home values in sectional title schemes
unrealistic seller expectations contribute to declining sales in johannesburg
sectional title advice: how to protect body corporate funds
mouille point - the fairy tale success of the atlantic seaboard
don’t panic if your landlord goes broke
demystifying the rates clearance process
unprecedented demand for apartments in new coral point development in sibaya precinct
permission required before you build
rental deposit rules demystified
safety during open houses
rates decision - property experts comments
reduction in repo rate would have helped boost economy
what makes a contract valid?
house hunting: pretoria
the number of cash and mortgage transactions converging
clearance certificates: sellers no longer held ransom for future municipal debts
asrin's royale on main development set to sell out
art deco commercial building sold in heart of cape town to undergo refurbishment
the landlord’s guide to finding a great property manager
quorum requirements according to the stsma
essential questions for buyers to ask their estate agents
bryanston’s growing sectional title sector driving the suburb’s market
are you covered for winter?
fittings and fixtures: what buyers should ask
italy is ‘giving away’ historic buildings for free
midrand residential property market continues to boil
location rules – why your neighbourhood is as important as your house
old versus new? what is the best?
top property and design trends for sa in 2017
trendy killarney apartment living more popular than ever
costs to consider when investing in property
tame your garage clutter before the winter
love your neighbourhood: parks to explore
residential survey reveals cape town's central city mix
get approval before building
sellers, budget for advance municipal rates payments
top safety tips for home viewing and show days
insure your own belongings, even if you are renting
the type of mandate given to an agent could impact the marketability of a home
understanding affordable real estate opportunities - spotlight on the western cape
buyers and sellers: the benefits of working with a professional real estate agent
voting procedures at sectional title meetings changed
asrin launch cedar place development in grassy park
strong residential rental demand in rosebank continues unabated
smaller properties yield great investments
what constitutes a breach of contract when it comes to property purchases?
africa’s first residential development to receive edge final certification
simbithi eco estate - an acre of paradise
making your patio a space for all seasons
western cape strongest of major regions, despite house price growth tapering
sectional title fuels market in exclusive atlantic seaboard suburbs
in uncertain times property remains a real, tangible asset
how to make a successful move to the country
sellers - how to determine an asking price
understanding the role of the rental housing tribunal
growing interest in tourism and accommodation establishments in the karoo
property price growth slows as economy waivers
bodies corporate to establish separate bank accounts for reserve and administration funds
features that sell homes - and those that keep them sitting on the market
president donald trump lists caribbean mansion
landlords need help to avoid an ‘iceberg’ of consumer debt
mercedes-benz debuts home energy storage units
here's what you need to know about compliance certificates
advice to home owners: getting to grips with interest rates
rental shortage offers opportunities in uitenhage
dealing with damage at a rental property
how servitude impacts property values
boom time for commercial winelands
how to deal with improvements in sectional title schemes
cape town’s fdi strategy good news for property investors
house hunting - luxury properties in south africa
don’t overload your home loan
property investment opportunities for those who can identify value and mitigate risk
origins, new cluster development at eye of africa, will have you breathless
top 3 advantages of renting in a sectional title complex
property question: should i buy or rent?
national housing report - first quarter
is switching your homeloan worthwhile?
buyers love roodepoort’s property landscape
if you own fixed property you need a will
Latest Property News
  • 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.
  • 17 Oct 2017
    As technology improves, so does the level of property scams that do the rounds, and while every precaution seems to be taken, there will be yet another thing that fraudsters find to dupe people out of large sums of money, warns Johnny Henkes of law firm Henkes Nolte-Joubert.
  • 16 Oct 2017
    With Accelerate Property Fund owning a large portion of business right land and partnering with the Fourways Precinct, residents in this (and surrounding) areas can almost be assured that the plans for the improvement and development of the area will increase residential property values exponentially in the coming year
  • 16 Oct 2017
    You have done your homework thoroughly, researching the market and current trends in the area and gaining a clear understanding of the renovation process you have in mind. You are not discouraged by the time and dedication required nor the plethora of possible minefields, and you decide to take the plunge. What next?
  • 16 Oct 2017
    In the past, if a sectional title scheme appointed a managing agent, the trustees would still have to be actively involved in the decision making and management of the scheme. The Sectional Title Schemes Management Act (STSMA), however, makes allowance for a new type of managing agent – the executive managing agent - which could almost be seen as putting the scheme under voluntary administration.
  • 13 Oct 2017
    The violent storms that have swept South Africa over the past week have left many people with one question on their minds: “I wonder if my insurance will cover the damage?”
  • 13 Oct 2017
    For some Friday the 13th is one of the unluckiest days of the year and to honour this spooky day we take a look at 13 superstitions from around the world.
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