The average deposit as a percentage of the home’s purchase price for Q2 2018 is currently at 14% - this is down 21.8% compared to a year ago! For first-time buyers, however, the average deposit is 12.3% of the home’s purchase price – down by
Good day, the upper bedroom in my house was built with a board which looks like RhinoBoard. The paint is coming off and I need to repaint it. What can I use to make the paint stick? This is the outside walls. – Jan
Every day we receive questions from our readers pointing fingers at their bodies corporate, forgetting that, as owners, they are the body corporate! Our friends at Paddocks have similar issues, as the below article explains.
At Paddocks, we are frequently told by owners that the “body
Demand for sectional title living within secure estates on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast remains high, with an average of 40 families relocating to the North Coast every month! And in just more than one year (13 months) R2,7bn worth of transfers occurred in the greater
“For Sale”, “To Let”, “On Show” and “Sold” boards are as common in our cities and towns as the Jacarandas are in Johannesburg and Pretoria.
But did you know that not all estate agent boards are “legal”, and that many estate agents do not stick to
Quick question: Fumigation service was provided to 4 units in our sectional title complex. Because no other units benefited, and it was paid for out of the general maintenance budget, we are all in effect paying for this service. Can owners of the specific units
In June, house prices grew by 4.1% year-on-year, up from May’s 3.9% and February’s 2.9%. But when adjusting for consumer price index (CPI) inflation of 4.4% in May, house prices remained in negative territory at -0.5% year-on-year.
This is according to FNB’s household and property sector
If you live in an apartment, how much consideration do you give to those who live below? Sure, they may have a private garden and have to climb one less flight of stairs than you do, so perhaps their troubles don’t…erm…trouble you, but is there
A Certificate of Compliance (COC) is a document that verifies that the electrical installations such as the plugs, lights, DB-board, geyser and wiring in a home comply with the legislated requirements as detailed in the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993.
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As anyone who has a Facebook business page will tell you, followers are not free. In the property space, there are many competing pages which makes retaining and attracting new followers increasingly expensive – think in the R10,000-plus region per month!
As South Africa’s biggest Facebook