When buying a property, the usual process is that transfer duty is payable by the buyer on the property; however, if the property is registered in the name of a company it will be subject to VAT instead.
Transfer duty is the usual tax levied on
Gauteng’s rental market is poised for growth recovery in the next two quarters. This is according to the quarterly PayProp Rental Index.
Johette Smuts, head of data and analytics at PayProp, said as with economic growth, inflation rates and interest rates, rental growth rates show cyclical
Half of all 18 to 34-year-olds still live at home with parents. This is according to Old Mutual’s Savings & Investment Monitor for July 2018.
The reasons, however, are not simply a lack of affordability, said Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southen
As the last vestiges of winter remain, you decided to put your house up for sale. Did no one tell you that the skies got dark earlier, that human beings are generally not fans of dark and cold strange places?
Selling in winter certainly has its
Pam Golding Properties (PGP) has stabbed the traditional high-commission estate agencies in the heart, and probably damaged the PGP franchisees business through their purchase of eazi.com, the fixed-fee online real estate platform.
BREAKING: Pam Golding buys online, fixed-fee agency, Eazi.com
This is according to low-commission pioneer Neville Berkowitz,
SADC nationals and buyers originally from Central and West Africa are now buying in the R2,5m to R5m price bracket.
This is according to Charles Vining, Seeff’s MD in Sandton, who said areas such as Bryanston, Lonehill, Fourways and Parkmore are particularly popular because they offer
Ongoing, escalating fuel costs - with yet another hike on the cards for September 2018 - coupled with rising traffic congestion in South Africa’s cities, is playing an increasingly relevant role in the locations selected where consumers will buy or rent a home. Ultimately, this
Cape Town’s highly publicised water shortage has caused more than just the dams to dry up. Local experts say demand for property in the region has also suffered in the wake of the Western Cape’s driest years in living memory.
Thankfully, with winter rains finally beginning to turn the tide on water availability in
With 16 sales for the month of July 2018, Nimrod Rakgwathe, HomeBid sales agent, scooped Sales Agent of the Month, breaking the 3-month record of 15 sales.
Nimrod and his team co-worker, Sibongile Singcu, were hoping to make it 18 sales but the July school holidays
Home prices and rentals obey the simple economic law of supply and demand. If supply is reduced and demand continues as before then home prices will rise and so will rentals.
With the Johannesburg municipality’s inclusionary housing policy planning to force developers to include social housing