Nicky Bester

ZA Prop Benoni / Property Practitioner - Candidate
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Navigating dual occupancy
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Navigating dual occupancy
20 Jun 2024
The rising cost of living and a shortage of affordable housing options have left many South Africans seeking alternative solutions to make homeownership more affordable. One increasingly popular trend is dual occupancy, where homeowners either rent out a portion of their property or co-own a property with a friend or family member.
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Housing Affordability: How First-Time Buyers are Coping
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Housing Affordability: How First-Time Buyers are Coping
09 Jul 2024
First-time homeownership remains a challenging goal for many South Africans, particularly the youth. Despite a brief period in 2020/21 when interest rates were cut to record lows, participation by young buyers, defined as those under 35 years old, has continued to decline steadily since 2010. This is according to insights from the latest FNB Estate Agents Survey that looks at understanding how first-time buyers are navigating a tight monetary policy environment.
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Savvy home buyers can capitalise on the current interest rate cycle
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Savvy home buyers can capitalise on the current interest rate cycle
18 Apr 2024
Buying the right kind of residential property in the right location and at the right time in an interest rate cycle, are key ingredients for extremely sound investment potential.
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Navigating Low Offers: How to Boost Your Property's Appeal
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Navigating Low Offers: How to Boost Your Property's Appeal
25 Mar 2024
In the dynamic South African real estate market, receiving low offers can be a common challenge for sellers. However, by understanding why you are getting low offers and implementing effective strategies, you can significantly boost your property's appeal and attract higher offers.
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