The Cape Town City Council is ignoring its own by-law which bans holiday letting in apartment blocks, by allowing illegal rogue ‘hotels’ to operate openly despite formal complaints from ratepayers. This is according to Louisa Theart, spokesperson for citizen action group One Host One Home

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April saw South African house prices increase for the first time in three months. The charge was led in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, according to Standard Bank’s house prices index (HPI). House prices growth improved to 5.3% year-on-year in April after stagnating at 5.1% for each of the

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Q1 Hi, I recently purchased a house in a complex, which is yet to be built. The body corporate has emailed me a statement for levies that must be paid. Is the homeowner supposed to pay the full levy even though the house is not even

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Estate agencies are reporting improved lending appetite from banks. This is backed up by bond originator ooba revealing last month that the company recorded the highest home loan approval rate (76.9%) in Q1 2018 in the 10 years since the National Credit Act was enacted.

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Choosing a real estate agent is like choosing a mattress – make the wrong selection and you’ll end up with sleepless nights left contemplating all of the money you have lost on this uncomfortable investment. “If the shoe doesn’t fit, don’t force it,” says Adrian Goslett, regional

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While the lower priced (average price = R364,937) area value bands have remained the segments with the strongest average house price growth in Q1 2018 according to FNB, the fact is their price indices are showing slowing quarter-on-quarter growth. The Middle (average price = R895,089)

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