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.
Should you invest in equities or put all your extra cash into your bond? Stealthy Wealth, a blog site run by an embedded software engineer with degrees in electronic engineering and IT, who is on a mission to retire by the age of 45, answers a
The average full-title home replacement cost exceeds the average existing home value by 30.4% - increasing by more than 9% over 2014/15 when it hovered around 21%.
What this means is it is increasingly difficult for the new development sector to bring competitively priced new stock
Sectional title, bodies corporate and managing agents began collecting CSOS levies from January this year. But since the Gazetting of the new regulations in October last year, managing agents, homeowners associations and bodies corporate have not had clarity on where or how to transfer the
We are in a complex of three houses which is run by a common law homeowners association (HOA). My question is do we have to register our HOA with the CSOS if we are not registered [as a non-profit company] and therefore do not have
There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a
What happens in a case where a lease has been signed by an elderly lady and two months later it is found that she is mentally unstable and has been admitted to a hospital for observation? I know it is a long legal process to have her
Half of South Africa’s estate agents ended 2016 believing 2017 would be more of the same, with 25% each expecting better or worse buying and selling activity levels.
This is according to the quarterly FNB Estate Agent Survey, which asked estate agents if they expected activity
Hi, after the rains over Christmas I was walking in my backyard when I saw bright orange mushrooms growing in the grass. They were not clustered, so I am having trouble identifying them. I know it is difficult to identify mushrooms from just a description but
Despite the residential market improving its risk situation quarter after quarter, the highly constrained broader economy means potential buyers continue to adopt a wait-and-see approach and negatively impact on the current sellers’ market conditions.
“The ongoing decline in the household sector debt-to-disposable income ratio, all the
Have you taught your children about all the possible dangers in your home? Teaching children about home safety is imperative and could potentially be life-saving, says Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa.
Home safety experts agree that these are among the