Mortgage lenders still provide “100% loans”, and they are more common than people believe.
This is according to John Loos, FNB household and property sector strategist, who studied deeds office data for transactions undertaken by individuals and looked at loan-to-purchase price (LTP) on each transaction identified.
The installation of a cellphone mast on the common property within a sectional title complex will benefit not only the members of the scheme, but also the residents of the neighbourhood. What’s more, is that a long-term lease agreement with a cellphone service provider is
What makes a top-rated estate? Is it the location, the golf course or the facilities on offer? Well, it’s all of this and much more, according to New World Wealth’s 2016 Estate Ratings.
#1 Val de Vie Estate
Val de Vie Estate is New World Wealth’s (NWW) top
House prices edged up 7.6% year on year in July, from an upwardly revised 7.5% year on year (originally 7.3% y/y) in June. This was according to Standard Bank Research’s (SBR) House Price Inflation index which showed that freehold properties slowed to 7.7% year on
FNB calculates that, over the four quarters up to and including Q2 2016, 6% of investment properties being resold achieved a price less than what they were originally bought for. Those that were believed to have achieved close to their original purchase price were estimated
If you are in the market for a sectional title property, request the minutes from the latest annual general meeting. By doing this, and specifically asking the agent dealing with the sale, you will become aware of any special levies that may currently be payable
Lately beef short ribs are the rage. Smokey BBQ beef short ribs are the new thing when having a braai and lamb shanks are happily replaced by beef short ribs cooked for hours in red wine with earthy mushrooms and pancetta lardons - makes you
What a beautiful time of the year it is. Spending time outdoors is just marvellous; the days are warm and the nights are not as chilly but I am sure we will have one last cold snap before spring and summer sets in.
It is pretty
With 30 interested tenants per listed property, the rental game can prove as difficult for agents as it is admin intensive. And as any rental specialist will tell you, the secret to a successful rental division is personalised service and good relationships.
So why then is
My phone is full of failed selfie sessions with our dogs. If I’m lucky I’ll find one photo where Charlie (our giant “medium-sized” rescue pup) isn’t jumping my toddler over or biting our basset, Harvey’s, ears in a blurry haze.
In an effort to make some