A 3.4 magnitude tremor that hit Oudtshoorn yesterday morning (18 October 2016) has highlighted again the major issue of whether the local insurance industry is prepared to cover massive losses and damage as a result of earthquakes.
Dawie Loots, CEO of MUA Insurance Acceptances, says that
According to Betterlife Home Loans statistics, which is representative of 25% of all residential mortgage bonds being registered at the Deeds Office, first time buying activity suggest a renewed confidence in the economy
The average price paid by first-time homebuyers rose by 5.8% to R739,000 in
South Africa is home to 40,400 dollar millionaires and seven dollar billionaires. This is according to a report released today by New World Wealth documenting which cities are the wealthiest in terms of private wealth held by individuals – including all their assets (property, cash,
Almost half of all mortgage applications were declined in Q3 2016 compared with the same period last year. This is according to quarterly property statistics released by bond originator, ooba, which explains this is as a result of buyer’s lack of affordability.
“There has been a
According to a survey conducted by Cape Town’s Central City Improvement District (CCID) in the last quarter of 2015 owner-occupied residential properties in the CBD has increased from 47% in 2014 to 52% in 2015, while 73% of the survey respondents lived within 3km of
A 3,000m² tract of land with a beautiful, 1903 Sir Herbert Baker manor house, known as Tregenna Estate, is on the market in Rondebosch.
Aside from the beautifully preserved manor house, there is also a large tennis court, swimming pool, two changing rooms and an entertainment
Urban developer, Blok, has just made the apartments at its most recent development, TENONQ in Sea Point, more accessible than ever.
Launching an industry-first financing scheme, buyers at TENONQ will not be forced to put down an upfront 10% deposit, but can instead do it in
Business tip of the day
Develop a client or customer list with their contact details by phone, email, social media contact details and, if possible, the types of goods and services they buy from you. Send them regular communications.
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
It has been a tough couple of months with this sheer heat and lack of rain. I, as a nature lover, am thrilled to see that rain has finally started to pour down in the Kruger National Park. However, I was so saddened to see