Where only a handful of residential sales topped the R20m mark five years ago, today there are 22 streets in the country where this is now the average sales price. Prices in these streets now regularly surpass R20m and range as high as R200m to
The status of Muslim Marriages in South Africa has, since 1990, been the subject of ongoing investigation and discussion by the South African Law Reform Commission. The Muslim Marriages Bill was published in 2000 (www.justice.gov.za/legislation/ bills/2010_muslim-marriages-bill.pdf, accessed 13-4-2015), but is still subject to intense debate
The village of Gansbaai that lies just south of Hermanus and stretches form De Kelders to Pearly Beach has seen renewed interest from beach house buyers according to Seeff agent, Ronel Claassens.
Recent activity includes a number of sales in De Kelders around the R2-3m price
The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) does not negate or override the voetstoots clause that still appears in most property sale agreements, according to Bill Rawson, chairman of the Rawson Property Group.
“Real estate and legal experts as well as many consumers seem to think that if they
Amanda Cuba is the new chief operating officer (COO) of RE/MAX of Southern Africa. Co-owner of Z-Capital Properties, a prominent black empowered company, which purchased a 45% share of RE/MAX of Southern Africa early in 2015, Cuba is assuming a more hands-on role in the
With the changes proposed in the latest budget presented by Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, questions arise about the exponential increase in capital gains tax charged on homes bought in trusts. In addition to this, certain assets now have to be listed in the founder of the
The Institute of Estate Agents, Western Cape will host a Legal Property Rental and Evictions workshop on April 12 at their training centre in Sheldon Way, Pinelands. This will run from 10am to 2pm, with the doors opening for registration at 9:30am.
This half day workshop
To protect your home from burglaries, you need to have more than just a great home contents insurance policy, high walls and reliable locks on your doors. To protect your home as best as possible, and potentially pay much lower home insurance premiums, you also
FNB’s latest Property Barometer found that seasonal factors excluded, agents point to residential market activity moving sideways from the previous quarter but down on a year ago. However, stock constraints remain significant and the market is still well balanced reports John Loos, FNB Home Loans
Weighing up whether you want to buy into a sectional title scheme is at least part of the determination in selling your freehold home nowadays, as it is a choice for first-time buyers. Jan Davel, MD of the RealNet estate agency group, puts you through