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Surround yourself with enthusiastic, supportive and realistic people. Don’t be afraid to give them permission to advise and guide you if you need assistance or if they see you heading in the wrong direction.
Median income for first-time buyers is R30,600 per month in 2016, according to research by Standard Bank. This group of buyers falls within the Emerging Middle Income consumer segment, earning between R16,418 and R33,333 p/m.
Here's how you can get banks to compete for your home
To the uninitiated, council can be a minefield! The first step is to appoint a South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) registered architect/designer. A list of registered professionals can be found at www.sacapsa.com. In order to practice as an architect or designer it
Cape Town estate agents and auctioneers need to register individually for permission to use show house boards and directional signage to advertise properties on show, said Annette Evans, regional manager of the Institute of Estate Agents’ of SA’s Western Cape branch.
Annual registration takes place from
The Johannesburg suburbs of Robindale and Robin Hills have remained consistently active, despite the global credit crunch, thanks to both being long-established suburbs and the fact that almost 50% of property owners have owned their properties there for 11 years or more.
This is according to
Pam Golding Properties is hosting a street store on 16 July 2016, as part of their Mandela Day initiative. The company is collecting warm clothing, blankets, shoes, food and other items for the street store that will take place at Elim Night Shelter in Elsies
The household sector is cautious due to a number of years of slow economic growth, affecting consumer confidence. This is reflected in the home buying and selling activity of South Africans and the reasons behind their decisions. While there has only been a minor rise in
Helen Heenan, from Helen Heenan Interiors has this to say about the humble scatter cushion room upgrade
When decorating with scatter cushions, the 2-2-1 ratio just works! It's a straightforward concept that accomplishes spectacular results. Simply adorn your sofa with two square pillows of one size and
The meteoric rise of Airbnb - the short-term letting app launched in a San Francisco apartment a mere seven years ago - is, without question, shaking up the entire residential property letting industry. From humble beginnings, the company has, in a startlingly short period of
Roots and branches of trees can cause a lot of damage if left to grow uncontrollably, to avoid this situation they should be cut back every season. Large, overgrown and unruly trees in sectional title schemes can cause problems, not just in the owner’s garden,