News Archive for June - 2017

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landmark sandton property transaction with absa capital
the thriving cape town property market
marriage and property rights - what you need to know
rental property a paying proposition in johannesburg’s listless sales market
upmarket new residential block with retail space planned for greenpoint
dainfern shines at the heart of joburg’s hot ‘new north’
what you need to know before you buy a pip
property is a solid element to add to your investment portfolio
sophisticated new hyde park apartments brought to market
the keys to successful investment in student flats
property advice: downsizing for all the right reasons
security a driving factor in rental market
dwindling economy hasn’t put a damper on demand for lifestyle living in the winelands
top richest suburbs in south africa
sectional title advice: levy budgets
make your bond work for you
deadly property investment sins
mixed-use southern suburbs attracting more property buyers than ever
sectional title advice: pets and what you need to know
new landlords need experienced agents
seven questions to guide your ‘move or improve’ decision
listing photos - make sure they are good
modernist design landmark evolves into iconic residential-hotel development
metropolis on park proving popular with buyers
top security tips for new home owners
only four properties left for sale in upmarket newlands development
luxury meets tranquility in this dream mountain-side home in secure chapman’s bay estate
the gap widens between asking and selling price
sectional title advice: when a special resolution is necessary and how it's carried out
are estate agents still relevant?
cash buyers abound in cape town’s southern suburbs
eaab protects against unscrupulous agent behaviour
hoa space registrations should be checked carefully
drawing up and signing residential leases
is property an asset or expense?
cut your price and get the jump on other sellers
how your annual rental increase is calculated
property buyers value lifestyle over value-growth prospects
factors to consider when letting out property
young professionals are flocking to benmore gardens
residential property sector reaction: moody's downgrades
property sector charter council: state of transformation report for the property sector
avoid these mistakes when moving
constitutional court: municipality to provide housing if eviction means residents are homeless
saving for a deposit - top tips for property buyers
northcliff residential property market remains buoyant
questions that sellers need to ask their agent
the benefits of home inspections
urban regeneration extends the city bowl value corridor
get to grips with restrictive conditions
tips to save energy in your home during winter
growing demand for new generation accommodation for empty-nesters
dead keen on a new business? cemetery sale is sa auction first
what you need to know about a homeowners' association
tips for renovating with an eco-mindset
older buyers show the power of home equity
it costs to #keepitclean
new york tops league table of most expensive cities for construction as global skills shortage deepens
ridge 7 in umhlanga sells out
how prevalent is home re-sales price deflation?
time to guard against negative equity
online search tips: finding the ideal home
south africa - still a sought-after destination for property investors
protecting body corporate funds
how to prevent plumbing nightmares
richards bay home buyers economise shows statistics
construction starts at south breeze development in strandfontein
the need for two body corporate funds explained
what first-time tenants need to know
naturally beautiful spots in south africa
property markets: invest in these johannesburg and tshwane areas
investing in student accommodation: pros and cons
buyer’s vs sellers market: what you need to know
why updating your insurance is an important part of owning a home
good selection of well priced residential property in douglasdale
saving water now more critical than ever
how to make your offer to purchase more attractive to sellers
preparing your home for a best-selling photo shoot (when a picture’s really worth 1000 words!)
understanding the terms of your rental deposit is critical
five important questions to answer before selling your home
Latest Property News
  • 20 Oct 2017
    Stock shortages of increasingly scarce and sought-after older houses priced under R12 million and apartments under R10m are being experienced in Camps Bay.
  • 20 Oct 2017
    In difficult economic times, many landlords rely on the rental income their tenants bring in – but what happens if that tenant suddenly decides to move out?
  • 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.
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