News Archive for September - 2017

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when is the right time to put in an offer?
council votes ‘yes’ – tshwane mayoral mansion to be sold
consider keeping your home to pay for frail care
sectional title schemes can rule against airbnb, says ombud
don’t wait for rates to drop – buy property now and get a double benefit
sell your home or rent it out?
how to buy a home in an estate
playing landlord – three questions answered when getting into the game
the importance of research when buying sectional title units
the benefits of buying solo
positive economic indicators could trigger a property market turnaround
local market endorses eye of africa’s vision as the jewel of the south
individual water meters a growing trend in cape town
style and atmosphere abound in karoo heritage homes
ballito junction regional mall is crowned the best new shopping centre in south africa
a healthy, wholesome practical garden
nelspruit has become the jewel in the mpumalanga crown
further interest rate reduction needed to help boost housing market
proposed property practitioners bill will have far-reaching effects
cape town’s southern suburbs security estates still magnets for semigrant families
home saving tips: take a look at your windows to save energy and money
a good sale starts with a good sale agreement
a heritage home is much like a well-matured wine
rondebosch sectional title market proves its resilience with a record sale in a landmark complex
survey: consumers’ willingness to purchase real estate online
south african based agent awarded highest international award
how to ensure you are rental ready
shisa nyama nation
ideal pricing and aesthetic appeal increase sellers' chances
interest rate cut expected on thursday
western johannesburg suburbs offer good mix of property
why the tenant screening process is so important
fish hoek sales match national pace, but prices are up
worldwide trust crisis forces real estate agents to adapt
the difference between value and marketability
mooikloof now sa's top ranked equestrian estate
know your rights as a neighbour
some acceleration in august nominal house price growth, but the real price correction continues slowly
should estate agents understand the world of investment?
huge value to be had in commercial property in the current market
innovation is key to staying on top, says val de vie’s ryk neethling
ownership of assets and the choice of jurisdiction is important
the lowdown on letting out your property
popular inanda, illovo and atholl continue to grow in-demand
what you need to know about selling your home through an attorney
level five water restrictions and the impact on commercial properties
when is the right time to buy?
homeowners and buyers are embracing ‘green’ features
the things real estate agents do behind the scenes
emira’s knightsbridge secures two more top tenants
national parks week - know your park
the best kept tax secret of rich property investors
helderberg basin ticks all the boxes for commercial property investment
5 unexpected expenses when selling your home
what you need to know about occupational rent
helping children cope during the move
bedford’s comprehensive medical centre initiative set to draw more home buyers
ways to save water in a communal living spaces
millennials head back to the suburbs – with their kids
eye of africa named one of south africa’s top 10 golf estates
south africa named as one of the most picturesque travel destinations
housing “bubbles” and “over-exuberant” periods are always a subjective call
cape town cbd sectional titles tick all the boxes for investment and living
getting ready to sell your home in spring
which tax benefits can homeowners enjoy?
four insurance considerations for body corporates
the top 10 residential estates in south africa 2017
report: average approved bond size increases
rainwater harvesting is a water solution for your home
buying a fixer-upper is not for everyone - make an informed decision
asrin launches final phase of nuutgevonden development in stellenbosch
amendment to cape town municipal bylaws is good news for home owners
rising demand for home offices
top trend: hiving on the rise again
waterfall estate pours with appeal
what should you pay for a view?
landmark residence goes on sale for first time in vibrant melville
apartment goals: affordable might just be perfect
Latest Property News
  • 20 Oct 2017
    In September, the FNB House Price Index showed a further mild acceleration in year on year growth compared with revised August growth.
  • 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.
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