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.
Buyers looking to purchase an investment property to rent out often have difficulty determining the accurate rental price. There are many factors to consider and if you don’t assess your property value correctly you could end up over- or undercharging.
“The accepted calculation standard for a
In recent years the South African Police Service has warned of the use of markers by criminals outside homes. Typically they are used to forewarn one another of what to expect after your home has been broken into: they indicate the number of occupants, their
Whether improvements to security constitute a "luxury" or "non-luxury" item, they are definitely an "improvement" to the common property and need the buy-in of all owners of a sectional title scheme. Getting everyone on board, or not, is not as difficult as it appears if
The Institute of Estate Agents of South Africa (IEASA), as a member of a multi-stakeholder group, reports that they, with the Real Estate Business Owners of South Africa (REBOSA), National Property Forum (NPF), South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), and the National Association of Managing
The FNB House Price Index’s year-on-year inflation rate slowed in March, as gradual interest rate hiking and a slow economy appear to take effect. This is the finding of FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist John Loos in the bank’s latest Property Barometer
A new R6,2bn Gauteng housing project – the Leratong City integrated nodal development – is set to get under way in Leratong, Mogale City in a joint development by McCormick Property Development, Calgro M3 and Sasuka Logistics Services.
Situated across the road from the existing Leratong