The deeds office published its increase of fees for the registration of transactions that take place on or after 1 April 2019. The average increase from last year is between R100 and R500, depending on the purchase price/bond amount. Some quotations and pro forma accounts
The FNB House Price Index (HPI) kicked off the year on a mildly lower note, averaging 3.7% year-on-year (YoY) in February, below the 4% YoY recorded in January and the 3.9% annual average for 2018.
This is according to Siphamandla Mkhwanazi, FNB economist, who said this was
After almost a decade of double-digit growth and riding high as the strongest rental market, 2018 yielded the lowest growth figures for the Western Cape since 2012, according to Payprop data. However, certain areas have fared better than others, especially those where the market has
"Climate change is real.” Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s budget speech statement is a fact. But now what? We need to be smart, diligent and brave to reach the low carbon future the National Development Plan plotted out for us, says Dorah Modise, CEO Green Building
No matter how many times we read about house break-ins, robberies or, worse, families being attacked or held hostage in their own homes, or hear about closer-to-home incidents around the braai, home safety remains a concern for many South Africans.
“Crimes of this nature remain a
While purchasing a property gives you the right to do what you like to the place (within the limits of HOA or body corporate and municipal regulations, of course), you might not be the only one affected by certain household renovations you choose to undertake.
Digital disruptor Eazi.com, which sells property for a fixed fee of R39,500 on successful conclusion of a sale, reports high demand and activity in the sought-after Helderberg areas of Strand, Gordon’s Bay and Somerset West in the Cape’s Boland region, particularly in the price range
A recent surge in interest from South Africans wishing to invest their money in offshore property has resulted in Jawitz Properties partnering with leading UK property developer, SevenCapital, to provide people with an understanding of where and what to look for investment purposes.
The Jawitz and
The PayProp Rental Index has revealed that nationally, rental growth slowed to 4.14% in the last quarter of 2018. This is versus 5.39% over the same period in 2017. Nevertheless, it was the first quarterly uptick in the rental growth rate in two years, and
University of Mpumalanga calls on private homeowners to help alleviate the shortage in student accommodation.
While the number of students at the University of Mpumalanga are predicted to increase to 50,000 in 2019 and 2020, demand for accommodation outstrips supply by a large margin.
Carien Brink, Seeff’s