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.
Living in an RDP house and being disabled is “hell”, complains Zingisani Mhlahlela. He is 30 years old and uses a wheelchair. He lives with his mother in an RDP area of Chris Hani in KwaNobuhle township, Uitenhage.
His RDP house is not adapted for his
A data breach seems to be reported at least once a month, most recently at financial services company and life fund, Liberty, as well as at the end of last year from well-known and reputable estate agency, AIDA.
When selling your home, you are required to
When last did you enjoy a nice bowl of sago pudding? You might not even know what it is. It’s a delicious, milky dessert made from boiled sago in milk or water, with sugar and cinnamon.
In some countries mango or coconut is added to give
Bathrooms are always popular candidates for makeovers, likely because they’re one of the most used spaces in a home and it is the only space, other than the bedroom, that presents itself as sanctuary in a similar way.
“A well-maintained bathroom is an asset to your
The average deposit as a percentage of the home’s purchase price for Q2 2018 is currently at 14% - this is down 21.8% compared to a year ago! For first-time buyers, however, the average deposit is 12.3% of the home’s purchase price – down by
Everything from school fees, groceries, rising inflation and petrol and diesel prices are rising. And it’s getting difficult to imagine having enough left over to put away to start saving! But instead of thinking about it too, much just start by putting in a small
Vacant land in Fourways is edging sectional title prices, with median prices recorded by Lightstone Property, reported to be R1,9m – compared with freehold property at R2,712m and sectional title at R1,5m. 2017 figures listed vacant land at a median price of R1,474m, freehold property
Port Elizabeth and East London continue to attract younger buyers, with the majority of new homeowners either 36 to 49 years old, or young adults below 35 years of age. This is according to Pam Golding Properties’ senior research analyst, Sandra Gordon, who said the
Anyone who has ever bought or sold a property overseas or has been living abroad and has had to sell a property in South Africa, has possibly experienced some frustration at some point. This is due to certain documentation being rejected as it has not
Good day, the upper bedroom in my house was built with a board which looks like RhinoBoard. The paint is coming off and I need to repaint it. What can I use to make the paint stick? This is the outside walls. – Jan