While economic and house price growth slowdown is the general direction in SA and Namibia, the Western Cape has recently bucked that trend to record the fastest average house price growth of the major regions, reports John Loos, FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist.
The lengthy process of collecting outstanding levies impacts the financial situation of a body corporate over a very long time. Everything possible should be done to avoid it warns Michael Bauer, general manager of property management company IHFM.
The least of these is for the trustees
Cape Town’s Central City region has witnessed property value growth from R6,127bn in 2005 to well over R24bn in 2015. Rob Kane, chairperson of the Central City Investment District (CCID), predicts that this number is expected to rise to well over R32bn within five years.
Average home prices are up by R1,6m in 2015 on 2014 in the small enclave of Constantia Upper. They now rival Bishopscourt in terms of demand and price achieved, say Seeff agents in the area.
Constantia Upper is defined as that area that stretches from Constantia
Some 1% of the population are either willing or able to open their own business: this 1% are the entrepreneurs, the risk takers. Franchising is being in business for yourself, not by yourself, says Russell Berkman, franchise director at Jawitz Properties.
Berkman offers some guidelines to potential
The first three months of 2016 saw growth in the average value of middle-segment homes in the South African residential property market remaining relatively stable at a nominal 5,7% year-on-year (y/y). This is the finding of Absa Home Loans property analyst Jacques du Toit, who
As a percentage of total home buying, the first quarter 2016 FNB Estate Agent Survey pointed to a slowing in the level of first time buying. John Loos, FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist also found agents perceive first time “buyer panic” to
I own a unit on the second floor of an apartment building and it has an open balcony that I would like to enclose. One of the trustees found out about my plans and is insisting that I get permission to do so. Surely I don’t
Big dogs, burglar bars on the windows and not leaving post to pile up are some of the common myths we believe about deterring and fooling criminals. But that’s all they are: myths.
With petty theft, and break ins specifically, following the wrong advice can leave
A new phase of ‘life rights’ retirement units has been launched at the Plumstead Rusoord (PlumRus) development located in the tranquil suburb of Plumstead in the heart of the Constantia Valley.
This comes on the back of enormous demand for more retirement units in this very