The Monetary Policy Committee met for the last time in 2017 and, as expected, left the repo rate at 6.75% (prime at 10.25%).
Not even a slowing inflation rate of 4.8% was enough to convince the bank to a 25 basis point cut, citing uncertainty in
Tshwane’s four-bedroom Mayoral mansion, nestled among ambassadorial residences in the upmarket suburb of Muckleneuk, fetched R5,1m at auction today.
Tshwane Mayor, Solly Msimanga, witnessed the final disposal of a scandal-plagued city “asset” that has been the subject of a corruption probe relating to the previous administration’s
SA Home Loans has acquired a 49% stake in online estate agency, PropertyFox – a deal that is seen as a vote of confidence from an established industry player in the sustainability of the digital real estate agent model. PropertyFox has said it will use the cash
Tenants battling to pay their rent and save for a deposit for their new home can now use their rent to buy their new home.
Uniquely, this product is available for all approved properties in Cape Town and now also in Gauteng, priced from R400,000 to
“Two years ago we found the perfect home to rent: It had three large bedrooms, a small, manageable garden, large open-plan living area and it was in a great suburb. There was plenty of space for our child and dog run around!” says Midrand tenants,
More than two-thirds of house robbers live between 10 and 30 minutes away from your house and 57% strike between 7pm and 12pm.
A study by Professor Zinn* makes interesting and useful reading in terms of the way South African criminals set about planning and executing
Negotiation touches every part of our lives. Relationships in business and in our personal lives are negotiated. And the skills to do it effectively can often mean the difference between getting what you want or losing out. You don’t get what you deserve, you get
Last week the Estate Agency Affairs Board released figures which alluded to the fact that there may be as many as 50,000 estate agents operating illegally in South Africa, comparing agent numbers 10 years ago to today.
An article in Business Day and reproduced on BizCommunity
Picture this: You’ve just completed your outgoing inspection and the agent or landlord has placed the blame for a host of “faults” on you. But you know for a fact that the bottom left stove plate was not working when you moved in and the
“Honey, should we stay in this house for at least one more year or do you want to move when our lease expires?”
“Let’s stay, please. I hate moving! We moved last year.”
“Okay, but the lease is increasing by another 10% if we stay on.”