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The South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) made good on predictions of a 25 basis point increase to the Repo rate, which takes the prime lending rate to 10.25%. “Clearly there are still inflation risks which may incline the MPC towards continuing on a

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The FNB nav >>Home app has not only seriously irked the local residential real estate agent community, it has also brought to light the unauthorised sharing of agent listings by Private Property to the FNB app. FNB App outrage – FNB responds Since news of the app

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Since news broke on 31 October that FNB’s popular banking app and its nav>> Home feature now provides its customers with the option of listing and selling their own homes privately (or opt to use an estate agent) directly in the app, the estate agent community

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Tenants, just because you signed a lease agreement for 12 months, does not mean you cannot cancel the agreement. In fact, despite what your lease agreement says or what you signed, all fixed-term agreements fall within the scope of the Consumer Protection Act and you

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A year in the making, tenant representative company, Trusted Tenant Services - which launched this month - has had to extend its services to new tenants renting from R6,000 per month. "The demand we received from those in the R6,000/month rental bracket, after going to market

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It’s the best time to be a tenant in Gauteng. Rental inflation is depressed across the province, pegged at just more than 5%, and the sheer volume of choice means tenants have their pick of literally thousands of properties. A quick search for 2-bedroom apartments and

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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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