The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) does not negate or override the voetstoots clause that still appears in most property sale agreements, according to Bill Rawson, chairman of the Rawson Property Group.
“Real estate and legal experts as well as many consumers seem to think that if they
Horticulturist Keith Kirsten is leading his annual, private tour to the Chelsea Flower Show & Boutique Gardens of England, which he describes as a once-in-a-lifetime experience, from 23 to 26 May, 2016.
Monday, May 23
With the caveat that the gardens and hotels on the itinerary, and
Amanda Cuba is the new chief operating officer (COO) of RE/MAX of Southern Africa. Co-owner of Z-Capital Properties, a prominent black empowered company, which purchased a 45% share of RE/MAX of Southern Africa early in 2015, Cuba is assuming a more hands-on role in the
With the changes proposed in the latest budget presented by Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, questions arise about the exponential increase in capital gains tax charged on homes bought in trusts. In addition to this, certain assets now have to be listed in the founder of the
The Institute of Estate Agents, Western Cape will host a Legal Property Rental and Evictions workshop on April 12 at their training centre in Sheldon Way, Pinelands. This will run from 10am to 2pm, with the doors opening for registration at 9:30am.
This half day workshop
To protect your home from burglaries, you need to have more than just a great home contents insurance policy, high walls and reliable locks on your doors. To protect your home as best as possible, and potentially pay much lower home insurance premiums, you also
FNB’s latest Property Barometer found that seasonal factors excluded, agents point to residential market activity moving sideways from the previous quarter but down on a year ago. However, stock constraints remain significant and the market is still well balanced reports John Loos, FNB Home Loans
Weighing up whether you want to buy into a sectional title scheme is at least part of the determination in selling your freehold home nowadays, as it is a choice for first-time buyers. Jan Davel, MD of the RealNet estate agency group, puts you through
Despite the encouraging news about continued growing demand among foreigners to live and work in South Africa, landlords in SA need to be sure that they are not contravening the Immigration Act when letting their property to someone who is not a South African citizen.
According to the 1st Quarter 2016 FNB Estate Agent Survey, the buy-to-let market remains stable. This is the first of FNB’s quarterly series of Property Barometer reports pertaining to the survey, in summary form, by FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist John Loos.