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Some 70% of units have already been sold in the first phase of Asrin Property Developers’ Gemstone Estate development within Cravenby Estate. With construction just months away from completion, interest in phase one, The Topaz, remains high. Rehana Moosa, marketing executive at Asrin says: “Uptake has

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Herschel Jawitz, CEO of Jawitz Properties, says that the National Budget 2019 announced by Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, shows just how little financial room the country has to manoeuvre, given the current economy and the state of our finances. Consumers will no doubt be worse

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Minister Tito Mboweni’s first Budget is likely to be a “tough” one, with economic weakness constraining revenues along with a seemingly endless list of urgent spending priorities - some bordering on crises - giving him little room to manoeuvre. But under-pressure government finances are nothing new.

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Established 26 years ago, Silver Lakes Golf and Wildlife Estate, emerged as one of the top performing suburbs in Pretoria, according to Lightstone data. Not only was Silver Lakes the first development of its kind, it was also the first golf and residential estate in Pretoria’s

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A 94-foot industrial chimney in Dublin, which generates income by accommodating mobile phone masts, is one of the most unusual properties auctioned during the past year by BidX1, the pioneering, UK-based digital auction house which has now launched in South Africa and is set to

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When newlyweds start to have children, one of the main concerns is getting your child on the property ladder as soon as possible. One such strategy is to buy an investment property for your child when your child is born. This investment property should be

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If you’re new to a city, it can be tricky to know where to start your property search – especially if you’re looking in regions as large as Cape Town or Gauteng. “Cape Town, Pretoria, and Johannesburg are big cities, so a lot will depend on

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Q Hi, I live in a sectional title complex with 13 units. A tenant started a business and has staff living in another two units. At the AGM the other owners agreed to allow him to run his business, which I believe is mainly online/internet based.

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TPN Credit Bureau has said that the Rental Housing Amendment Act of 2014 is not law yet and that there is no indication that it will become law in the near future. The credit bureau, which is used by thousands of property practitioners and private landlords on

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Kibler Park, in the South of Johannesburg, offers buyers value for money, with properties listed at R1,2m most in demand. This is according to Trevor Sturgess, Seeff’s MD in Kibler Park, who said in this market buyers realise that property prices are very often negotiable and

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