Clarens in the eastern Free State is getting a lot of attention from Gauteng buyers, evident in the fact that the 24-unit development, The Paddocks, sold out in six months to a majority of Gauteng residents. And the residential market looks set to continue fulfilling this demand.
First-time home buyers now make up 18% of the total home buying market, according to Q3 2016 FNB Estate Agent Survey. This is down on Q2 2016’s 21% and Q2 2014’s multi-year high of 28%.
“When aspirant first-time buyers hold off on their home purchase due
Let’s be honest, most home sellers would prefer not to pay commission to their estate agent at all; and there are some who try to avoid this at all costs by selling their homes privately.
Buyers browsing their local newspaper or online portals such as Property24,
Catnip is by far the more common of these two cat-friendly plants, and is a real household name; Valerian Root, however, is starting to make an impact too.
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National house price inflation is 5.2% as at the end of August 2016, according deeds office statistics gathered by property research company, Lightstone Property.
“Looking at the four major provinces it is evident the market has been slowing down over recent months,” the company said in
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Retief “The Goose” Goosen, one of SA’s top golfers, has placed his Zebula Country Club and Golf Estate home on the market for R7,5m.
The house is located 5km from the Zebula Clubhouse in the second phase of the estate known as Morkels. Only 13 homes
Homes in Mowbray, Cape Town, spend an average of eight days on the market, with some even selling within a day of release. This is according to Tina Malyon, freehold area specialist for Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty who said her office “simply cannot keep
The “small” home is by no means always synonymous with “inexpensive” any more, according to Berry Everitt, CEO of the Chas Everitt International property group. He says an increasing number of high-end buyers are also choosing smaller properties now for reasons of security, convenience and