The land expropriation debate has crossed South Africa’s borders, with some left- and right-wing voices taking a stance for and against the issue. What is painfully shocking is both the ignorance and hyperbole from each side. Just this week a video was posted by a man

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There is no doubt that there is great concern about land reform among ordinary South Africans and especially property owners and buyers. At the same time, there is a huge amount of noise in the media and public discourse around this issue, often sending mixed

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The rumour mill continues to turn in the residential property market. Last night we received a tip off that the Pam Golding Property group had sold a 30% stake of its business to South African billionaire, Patrice Motsepe or his African Rainbow Capital company. HomeTimes can

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For those who believe in the merits of property investment and who wish to grow their portfolio, perhaps the most critical hurdle to overcome will be sourcing suitable property finance. Many of the of the mainstream retail banks aren’t as eager to finance investment properties as primary residences,

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Centurion consists of about 40 suburbs and includes five golf estates, around 40 upmarket security estates, smallholdings and numerous security complexes. Areas like Eco Park in Highveld and Heuwelsig Estate in Monavoni sell within six weeks (42 days) of listing when they are priced correctly. Property in both

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Enigma Private Estate, in KwaZulu-Natal’s Umhlanga area, has officially broken ground. “We are delighted to see this incredible project get underway,” said Stefan Botha, director of Rainmaker Marketing. “The civils infrastructure is expected to be complete by the end of November and the first transfers are

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Like most of you, I also receive a lot of negative sentiments about South Africa in my inbox and on Whatsapp, as well as in the media. Perhaps we shouldn't listen to the whiners and instead, rather listen to the winners. Two of the best-known, wealthiest people

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When granting a home loan, the bank may require that a purchaser takes out life cover as security for the outstanding amount. The cession of a life insurance policy means to legally transfer a portion of the cover amount (the amount for which the bond

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