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A new real estate agency was launched recently, focusing on bringing together conveyancing attorneys to handle the entire selling process - from start to finish. The Attorney Realtor Hub looks set to enable participating law firms to offer a modern, easy-to-use and financially beneficial solution  to

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Q I need advice. A friend is under debt review and no rental agents will rent to her. Isn't this unconstitutional? She pays rent on time and needs a place to stay. Also what percentage interest should a deposit accrue? Lease agreements make no mention of

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Homeowners in Gauteng’s three main housing markets are losing value in their homes. For Q2 2017, the City of Tshwane’s estimated average house price growth rate was 4.48% year-on-year, with Gauteng Consumer Price Index (CPI) Inflation at 5.2% year-on-year for the same quarter of 2017.

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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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Andrew Golding is one of the nicest guys in real estate: he’s always polite, respectful and courteous. His mother surely raised him the right way! Which says a lot, by the way. This is because, at the age of 47, Pam Golding’s chance peek over

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Did you get a lease agreement from a local stationary shop or download one from Google? If you did, chances are that it is either totally non-compliant or is outdated. This is according to Michael Bauer, MD of estate agency SAProperty.com, who says in the past

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The average first-time buyer* earns around R37,000 a month, according to statistics by  BetterBond (previously BetterLife Home Loans). The mortgage originator’s numbers demonstrate that first-time buyers accounted for 47.6% of home loan applications in the 12 months to end-June 2017. “They, however, only obtained 29% of all

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