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Market & Opinion
The Mother City’s rental market a mixed bag of tricks
10 May 2021
PayProp’s recent State of the Rental Industry Survey found that the key challenges agents currently face, are a shrinking viable tenant pool, lower tenant affordability and high arrears but, although by no means immune to the impact of Covid-19, the Cape Town market continues to march to its own drum.
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Market & Opinion
Cape Town sectional title market fuelled by young buyers
11 Jan 2021
Driven by record-year low interest rates and the current granting of100% bonds to first time buyers, the purchase versus rent option has swayed in favour of owning rather than renting, especially for young people who have been excluded by rising prices in recent years.
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Market & Opinion
Top tips to beat the competition in securing your dream rental property
17 Nov 2020
There are currently more rental properties on the market than there have been in many, many years and it’s quite understandable that many prospective tenants believe that they will easily be able to secure their preferred property once found, however, in many instances this is simply not the case.
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Legal
Knowing your rights and obligations as a tenant can save you money – and unnecessary stress
05 Nov 2020
This year, beleaguered South Africans have been forced to tighten their belts yet another notch or two as the impact of Covid-19 continues to bite deeper into our flailing economy and it’s becoming increasingly important for consumers to learn where and how they can save money.
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