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.
Hi Grant, I would like to know how to become a successful property investor. Where do I start? - Mbali
Hi Mbali, property investment is an attractive way to make money, but also an excellent opportunity to either lose money or end up with your money
Selling your home is like filling up your car, right? We should all know exactly where to begin and what to expect; and if not there is a gap in your knowledge of the world and everything in it.
Wrong! Deciding to put your first home
“Sarah, it’s your mother.”
“Mom? What time is it?”
“Just after 4am.”
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Homeowners owe it to themselves and their family to draw up a valid will, stipulating beneficiaries, executor as well as keeping copies of these important documents in a safe and secure
Paper mache artist Tessa Rosendorff runs a private gallery and studio from her home in Norwood. She has been making paper mache pots for the past decade – full-time for the last four years. But what she hasn’t mastered yet, is the answer to a
Hi, please help me! An owner has called a special general meeting (SGM) tonight to increase the number of trustees from two to five (financial year end is June).
I have three questions:
#1 Can she give her proxy to her father who is a non-resident or owner?
Increasingly South Africans are asking themselves: “why burden and trap yourself to buy a property when you can enjoy the freedom of a rental property and get more value for your money?”
Meyer de Waal, owner of My Bond Fitness and property conveyancing attorney, who will
With the average estimated time a home for sale sits on the market decreasing from 15 weeks in Q4 2016 to 13 weeks and 4 days in Q1 2017, is it too early for the industry to anticipate an improved year?
John Loos, FNB’s household and
South African property owners are on the cusp of disaster or vindicated victory. The back-and-forth David-and-Goliath battle between the municipalities of Tshwane and Ekurhuleni against their residents in the so-called historical debt saga will finally be settled by an expected full bench in the Constitutional
Negotiation touches every part of our lives. Relationships in business and in our personal lives are negotiated. And the skills to do it effectively can often mean the difference between getting what you want or losing out. You don’t get what you deserve, you get
The value of new mortgages granted in the residential sector was down -10.9% year-on-year in Q4 2016. This is according to the Reserve Bank’s latest Quarterly Bulletin, which pegs mortgages across all property types (residential, commercial and farms) -7.07% down year-on-year in the final quarter