The student accommodation game is similar to retirement in that demand exceeds supply and there will always be a demand for safe, secure and affordable residences.
Many investors have jumped on this bandwagon, hoping to cash in on what they see as a proverbial cash cow.
While many of us would prefer to spend the cold, dark months hibernating, that’s not possible and also not really as appealing as one may think.
“In South Africa our winter climate is so moderate anyway that we always have plenty of days where it’s not
Buying a home for the first time is an exhilarating mix of excitement and stress, but before you start picking paint swatches, you need to consider protecting you asset with life insurance. You need this cover, because if anything should happen to you, whether it’s
The Jobs Fund (JF), a R9bn facility set up by government in 2011 to co-finance public, private and non-government projects for the purposes of job creation, partnered with TUHF Limited (TUHF) in 2015 in a move to ignite development in inner cities across South Africa. The programme encourages
Who was it who said that there is a positive in every negative scenario? All we have to do is give it some thought.
As Eskom piles debacle on top of debacle, the positive that comes out of that scenario (apart from romantic candle-lit dinners prepared
Orders handed down by CSOS arbitrators that relate to “specific performance” can be enforced only by the High Court.
A practice directive signed last year by the Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) Chief Ombudsman states that “an adjudication order for specific performance relates to an order
It is often the case when transferring a sectional title unit that a body corporate is “dysfunctional”. The Sectional Title Management Act (STMA) makes it clear that a body corporate must be established, consisting of the developer (until he ceases to be an owner of
If a decision is made to buy a residential unit to rent out, it is advisable to first assess what the expectations are in terms of income or tenancy, says Nelio Mendes, marketing manager of property company SAProperty.com.
“If you’re considering buying a property as an
With auctions now generally accepted as a quick and effective way of fetching a market-related price for both commercial and residential property, the advent of purely online bidding - with bidders who may be located anywhere in the world - raises the question for sellers
It is no secret that buying a home is one of the biggest financial commitments you will ever make in your life, but along with the costs of the physical home there various other fees and charges to keep in mind too.
Steve van Wyk, Seeff’s
In terms of section 14 of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA), if a lessee is in breach of his lease agreement the lessor must provide the lessee with 20 days within which he can rectify the breach before the lessor may cancel the agreement.