At this time of year a surprising number of people who had been planning to stay home for the festive season will suddenly decide to go away after all – and frantically start scouring online and classified advertisements for last-minute holiday rental deals.
Greg Harris, CEO
‘Tis the silly season! You probably have a bonus cheque burning a hole in your pocket and a whole lot of free time. This year, put those extra resources to good use. Your future self, and estate agent will thank you when the time comes
South Africans in general buy their homes with the help of a bank, committing between 20 and 30 years to paying back the debt funding. But is there a better and quicker way to homeownership (excluding buying using cash)? Property data company, Lightstone Property, flipped
Cosmo City, in northwest Johannesburg, has experienced steady growth in property prices since its launched in 2004.
“Middle-class families find Cosmo City very attractive, in part because it’s only 12 years old and the properties are fairly new, but also because the rates and taxes are
Good day, I'm 45 years old and read that others my age, and even retired people, invest in student housing instead of pension funds. I have invested in a Retirement Annuity all my working life and would like to know if I should withdraw a
Business tip of the day
Learn to say "No”. You cannot have every dish at the buffet table. You cannot have every deal in town. You cannot secure every new customer or client. You cannot work late every night and expect your family to understand.
Growing rental demand in various conveniently situated hubs around KwaZulu-Natal suggests that the area will continue to offer excellent opportunities for buy-to-let investors.
Carol Reynolds, Pam Golding Properties area principal for Durban Coastal believes that it is especially younger, career-minded individuals, who are not yet at
Cape Town’s Strand is attracting considerable investor interest, and is one of the few places where it is still possible to invest in a family home or beachfront apartment at a fraction of the cost of most comparable areas in the city.
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Homeowners renting out their homes to holidaymakers need to check that their short-term insurance policy will cover their possessions during this period.
Dawie Loots, CEO of MUA Insurance Acceptances, says it is vital consumers speak to their insurance provider or broker before they embark on their
Good day, is the CSOS levy applicable to the security portion of the monthly levy as well. We have two separate entries on our monthly bill: The monthly levy and the security levy. - Bennie
Hi Bennie, yes the CSOS levy is calculated on the total monthly