A trend that’s taken the world by storm in recent years is that of hygge (pronounced: hue-guh), a Danish concept that is about creating intimacy, connecting with loved ones and taking pleasure in small, ordinary things. “The Danes are frequently reported to be some of the

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Speak to any real estate professional and they will tell you that there is no equal to the human touch when it comes to closing a deal. But, the route to that final closing stage is ever-changing thanks to the constantly evolving role of technology

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Landlords entrust their rental agents to bring and secure them the best quality tenants. They trust that the tenant recruitment fee they pay guarantees the tenant who is ultimately signed has no negative judgements against their name, can afford to pay the rent on time

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In its submission to the Constitutional Review Committee of the National Assembly, the Alexandra Property Owner’s Rights organisation (APOR) strongly denounces the idea that black South Africans might ever again be subjected to expropriation without compensation as they were under apartheid. “It must never again be

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Many consumers who are eager to finalise the house buying process often rush into taking out and ceding life insurance without first doing their homework. The ceding of a life policy involves legally transferring a portion of the cover amount to be used as collateral by

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Many new estates and sectional title complexes offer children’s playgrounds now as an added attraction and convenience for parents of young children. The fast-approaching winter school holidays again highlight the need for the home owners’ association (HOA) directors or body corporate trustees to check that the

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Buy-to-let purchases are estimated at 7.24% of total home buying activity, according to Q2 2018 FNB Estate Agent Survey. This is down from Q1’s 7.9%. This is noticeably lower than the 9.77% estimate of Q2 2017, and continues a lengthy period of single-digit percentage estimates for

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First time home buyers and owners who are eager to sell often wait in anticipation to get feedback from the bank on the status of a home loan application. Stanley Mabulu, channel management head at FNB Home Loans, says the amount of time it takes for

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While technology has made marketing your private sale easier than before, there are some gaps private sellers need to ensure they have covered to ensure a successful sale of their home. Chris Fick, of Chris Fick Attorneys Inc. and a founding member of the Attorney Realtor

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