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Over the years, particularly with various DIY advertising portals becoming available to the layman renting out their property, various rental scams have been created, and there now seems to be an increase once again in the prevalence of fake ads and landlords. This is according to

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Property rentals in Gauteng, the province with a substantial segment of the rental market in South Africa, could begin showing improved growth soon, says Tobie Fourie, national rentals manager for Chas Everitt International. “Rentals are currently escalating by an average of 5.81% a year,” says Fourie.

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Many institutional and single-property investors will attest to the fact that the residential rental market is – by and large – soft at the moment. Rental inflation is tame at 4.19% as at June 2018, down from last year September’s 5.68% according to StatsSA CPI

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It seems that every week these days a new online, low-commission, hybrid and fixed-fee real estate agency launches in South Africa. While their differentiation is very much based on their fee structure – promising to save a seller thousands in estate agency commission – they also

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I am feeling pretty chuffed with myself - not only because this post's title is probably the most click-baity one I have ever come up with, but because I recently managed to score myself around R83,000. And with only a tiny amount of effort. In fact

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He has done it again! Meyer de Waal, the visionary and brainchild behind the online Bond Indicator, Rent2buy and Rent2buy Finance product is turning the home buying and selling process on its head. With a database of almost 16,000 buyers, de Waal is introducing  thousands of

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"I chose Seeff back in 1995 as I recognised an opportunity to partner with a premier brand even at that time. I was somewhat surprised that Seeff was selling franchises and I seized the opportunity, recognising the synergy real estate had with a legal practice.

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Cape Town’s property rental market is going through a major shake-up as new apartment blocks come on stream to provide longer-term tenants with a plethora of choice. The rental market began softening as early as the first quarter of last year in many popular suburbs, including

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While some players in the residential property market have welcomed the Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to leave rates at they are (Prime at 10%), saying it will provide a stimulus to the first-time buyer market, FNB’s John Loos said it will do very little to

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