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 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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