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There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a

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Whether it is to save monthly costs, inject some of your property equity into a retirement investment, live in a more manageable space – or to finally shift your 28-year-old gamer out the house, downsizing is a big decision most property owners have to make

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HomeTimes has learned that the Johannesburg deeds office has been experiencing a power outage for a week now and that the outage is set to continue until latest Monday next week. This is causing a delay, likely to result in a major backlog going forward,

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Some of the chief considerations when purchasing a home is location, distance to local amenities, school district and long-term value. Lightstone's analysis on how the population density in prevalent Johannesburg and Cape Town suburbs is directly affecting drive time during peak hours aims to take

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Based on the FNB Property Barometer it is believed that 2017 will be the third consecutive year of slowing average annual house price growth, and the second consecutive year of house price decline in consumer inflation-adjusted real terms. “For the period January to July 2017, the

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There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a

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Townhouse living is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young buyers who want to enjoy the freedom and extra security it gives them. “Buying a sectional title townhouse is also a great way for younger buyers to get a foothold in an upmarket area where the prices

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The substantial amount of debt owed on a home loan can often startle consumers making it seem pointless to pay anything extra, as it may take decades to settle the amount outstanding. Dr Simphiwe Madikizela, head of special projects at FNB Housing Finance, says what many

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