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.
Today the Monetary Policy Committee kept the repo rate (6.5%) stable, with prime remaining at 10%.
Here’s what market commentators had to say.
Andrew Golding, CE of Pam Golding Property group
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“…growth prospects for the
There’s a video doing the rounds on Facebook that will have you salivating after only a few seconds. It shows how to make the perfect cheesy French toast roll ups; delicious any time of day but especially at breakfast!
Being such a fan of French toast myself
It’s still early days since VAT was increased by 1%, but with landlords having to absorb resultant cost increases in all services received – from levies, rates and taxes, utilities, insurance, and maintenance – they are going to have to tread very carefully around rental
Moving homes. Such a short sentence, but one that evokes such mixed emotions. What did you feel as you read it? Excitement? Stress? Joy? Exhaustion? Empathy (especially if the person is your new neighbour moving in on a rainy - or very hot – weekend).
What do you do when you are home alone to ensure your safety? You don’t open for service providers you know you didn’t hire to come to your home, you keep all doors locked and you definitely do not tell a stranger phoning that you
Hi, I live in a shareblock property in Overport, Durban. At that time the chairman had erected two rocks outside the entrance to the property to prevent vehicles parking in the entrance.
Subsequently my wife fell over the rock and fractured her wrist. On another instance
We all know that the credit bureaus compile information on all credit transactions we are involved in and make these reports available to financial institutions and potential lenders when we are looking for credit, financing or a loan. We understand that they generate a score
If any of these ring true for you, you probably need to find a new position, or start making some serious changes at your current job.
#1 You’re always dreaming about this day
If you are always looking out and dreaming of the day you get to
Why is the go-to pet ownership (or first date) question always are you a dog or cat person? What about those that fall in love with an eight-legged friend, or a hamster?
It is easy to think that dogs or cats are too much work; they
Some 78% of residential bonds granted in the past 12 months have been for less than R1,5m; and 60% for less than R1m. This is according to statistics by mortgage originator, BetterBond, which noted that “while the banks are keen to lend to home buyers