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HomeTimes has learned that the Johannesburg deeds office has been experiencing a power outage for a week now and that the outage is set to continue until latest Monday next week. This is causing a delay, likely to result in a major backlog going forward,

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Some of the chief considerations when purchasing a home is location, distance to local amenities, school district and long-term value. Lightstone's analysis on how the population density in prevalent Johannesburg and Cape Town suburbs is directly affecting drive time during peak hours aims to take

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Townhouse living is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young buyers who want to enjoy the freedom and extra security it gives them. “Buying a sectional title townhouse is also a great way for younger buyers to get a foothold in an upmarket area where the prices

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The substantial amount of debt owed on a home loan can often startle consumers making it seem pointless to pay anything extra, as it may take decades to settle the amount outstanding. Dr Simphiwe Madikizela, head of special projects at FNB Housing Finance, says what many

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Stumbling upon a diamond in the rough and transforming it into a show house is a common fantasy, especially among DIY enthusiasts and people who love older character homes, but there can be a stark contrast between the dream and the reality if you don’t

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Moving can be stressful for adults who fully understand the process. So once you factor in the confusion and anxiety that children feel when leaving a familiar space and going to a completely new setting, a move can be a traumatic experience for children. Adrian Goslett,

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Nearly half of all new home loan applications received by bond originator, ooba, are from buyers who have no access to a deposit, but 74% of these applicants are successful in their bid to secure 100% bonds This is according to Kay Geldenhuys, property finance processing

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