Compared to inflated prices in the major CBDs, northern suburbs of Johannesburg and in older, established eastern parts of Pretoria, Centurion is attracting investors keen to take advantage of strong demand for rentals. But the area offers good value for other property options, reports Jawitz
In times of economic uncertainty, high value property opportunities tend to become more available, says Harcourts Africa Richard Gray. It is easy, though, to become confused and unnecessarily wary of buying a home with waves of negativity washing over you at such times.
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The latest craze in homemaking in South Africa is the revival of do-it-yourself home projects. Whatever your reasons may be, re-using glass jars and bric-a-brac has become the “in” thing, the neo-hipster’s ideal style. Join the bearded masses and pop the collar of your chequered
Nominal year-on-year growth in the average value of middle-segment homes in the South African residential property market remained steady around the 6% level in the first two months of 2016, reports Absa Home Loans property analyst Jacques du Toit, who compiles Absa’s house price indices.
There is a new financial registration and reporting system, goAML, that has been introduced by the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC). In order to get everyone up to date with how to use this, FIC will be hosting two interactive information sessions for all concerned on
Business tip of the day
Social media seduces your efficient business time and a minute lost is time you will never get back. If it’s not social media business you are doing leave Facebook and other social media platforms for your home downtime.
Agents cannot be held responsible for the contents of a home during show days, says the Institute of Estate Agents Western Cape (IESA Western Cape). The agent has only a responsibility of care to walk through the property and double check that the seller has
Business tip of the day
Avoid the trap of going through your emails and thinking that you are working. Have a business-only email address and another email address for friends, jokes and your social life. During business only work with your business email address and leave
With Western Cape holiday letting being extremely popular, so comes the increase in homeowners and agents wanting to get on “the letting bandwagon” to benefit from the influx of visitors to this region, says general manager of the Institute of Estate Agents, Western Cape, Annette
With the Easter break just a few weeks away, now is the time to make sure your home security is in tip top condition, says Theunis Kotze, General Manager ADT Inland Region. “We often see a spate of opportunistic crime over the Easter holiday period.