News Archive for July - 2017

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real prices decline, but major gauteng residential regions still show general affordability improvements
growthpoint breaks ground on exxaro’s new r600 million corporate headquarters
bryanston: a vibrant suburb where executives live, work and play
buyers: how to make compromises during your house hunt
when does an offer to purchase lapse?
the trend of tenant representation taking root in south africa
how to protect your money when you buy off-plan
trustees are a vanishing breed, but there is now a rule to save the day
pretoria east becomes richest suburb in gauteng
what agents consider when setting an asking price
2017 colour trend - navy
pam golding property group appointed to market ground-breaking luxury zanzibar amber resort
melrose, johannesburg’s best kept secret
'fake-buying' wastes agents' time
one year on, val de vie is a super estate success story
key tips to keep your home and office adequately insured
estate living an increasingly popular option in johannesburg
the pitfalls of using multiple agents
title deeds explained
is there a "right time" to sell?
pet ownership in sectional title schemes
the average first-time buyer will need 2 years to save for a deposit
seller’s advice: the unexpected costs you should be aware of
what are my property rights after i get married?
clifton parking bay on sale for r990 000
'superhome’ in plush plettenberg bay goes on sale for r80m
how and why you should be helping your children get onto the property ladder
how the interest rate cut will affect the property market
repo rate: encouraging news for home buyers
5 tips to affordably tune up your starter home
luxury bedfordview home sold for record price of r30 million
sea point property market still on a upward curve
is now the right time to upgrade to a bigger, better home?
the complexity of selling a sectional title property
sectional title advice: recourse for owners needing "a breath of fresh air"
the best coffee spots to grab a cuppa in your neighbourhood
can the property market in cape town survive a recession?
sectional title advice: simple "do's and don'ts" list can help trustees streamline their jobs
tools that every home owner should have
durban alive with urban growth & opportunities
creditworthiness just as important for tenants
it is important to keep a legacy file for your property
mid-range properties are popular in langebaan
cape town commercial property investment strategy crucial for semigrants
the club precinct in pretoria nears completion
going on a last-minute trip these school holidays? what you need to think about
should you install a solar panel?
recent estimates of domestic residential property buying by foreigners
here’s why your home should always be ‘sale-ready’
how first-time buyers can pay no tax and get up to 44% more space
winter is a good time to buy – and sell
how sectional title trustees can make themselves more ‘visible’
vibrant rosebank stimulates residential property markets
younger buyers are discovering kommetjie
the questions to ask when buying property
sectional title advice: common property use
barrow properties introduces its latest development project, waverly office park – phase 2.
the four don'ts of listing your home
find your goldilocks home: not too small, not too costly but just right
homeowner association rules must be checked before purchase
landlord is selling - what are my options?
top tips for selling your home in winter
stick to your sole mandate and sell faster
the 8 minute building - for when you need a building quickly
slight downshift in atlantic seaboard apartment sales
the ultimate moving checklist
cape town - apartment hunting
house hunting: how to get over the one that got away
dealing with non-payment of rent?
sectional title rules and knowing the difference between them
national housing report - q2 2017
property code now binding
century city is an integral part of cape town’s property scene
sectional title advice: renovations and alterations
now its semigration to kwazulu-natal
welcoming a new dawn for africa’s property market
all systems go at menlyn maine
how landlords can avoid loss of income through damages or non-payment
divorcing and need to sell? here’s what you need to know
habitat for humanity to build homes for mandela day
the home-buying process in 10 simple steps
is now a good time to fix my home loan interest rate?
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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