Single women account for 27% of all home purchases nationally, according to Jan Davel, MD of the RealNet estate agency group. And according to FNB, women, which make up 35% of the bank’s Housing Finance book, have the lowest default rate.
Davel said the increase in
I have taken a look at my complex's proposed budget and I see a second rates increase for October this year to April this year. The problem I have is that the percentage increase is not spread evenly across the units and I get an
Spiderman has been spotted in the east of Pretoria, with numerous reports of the superhero running in traffic. Some even say they saw Spiderman outrun a taxi!
HomeTimes investigated the claims and, thanks to Facebook, it was fairly easy to get in touch with the real-life
Too much of a good thing, may not kill you, but it could make you sick. This is according to a study of 500 men and woman between the ages of 18 and 100, by Swansea and Milan Universities, which found that spending in excess
We all want a home to call our own. But new homes can be expensive and the qualifying criteria by the banks can make fulfilling this dream tougher than we first expect. New developments, while generally saving you transfer fees and the need for a
Challenging economic times have meant that many landlords and tenants in the residential market have been impacted, with tenants unable to keep up with their monthly rental. Although this constitutes a significant loss in income for the landlord, the tenant cannot simply be evicted -
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