As we’ve turned the page on 2018 and entered 2019, there are three core pervasive themes that underpinned the property market last year, all of which may have significant implications for future trends.
The first of these is that eco-friendly living is becoming more and more
Individuals who cannot afford a home loan on their own should consider co-applying with a partner or family members to increase their chances of qualifying for a bond.
Mpho Ramatong, FNB Home Finance Division Channel Head for Housing Schemes, says lenders do offer consumers an opportunity
Does your home have a teen pad, granny flat or garden cottage? If so, you could be sitting on a great source of extra income!
According to Jacqui Savage, national rentals manager for the Rawson Property Group, garden flatlets in some areas can earn good monthly
Is student accommodation a savvy investment option, or a high-risk purchase? According to Grant Gavin, broker/owner of RE/MAX Panache, investing in student accommodation is a smart choice provided the correct safeguards are put in place to protect the investment value of the property.
“Seeing as there
According to the PayProp Index forecast towards the end of last year, rental housing recovery might be on the horizon in 2019 for certain provinces, based on the review of data as far back as 2012.
“The data indicates that rental growth rates show cyclical growth
Between October and December 2018, a total of 42,248 bond registrations were recorded at the deeds offices, totalling an amount of R45,860,040,000. This translates into a 5.4% increase in the amount of bonds registered in the previous quarter – the exact same percentage by which
By way of a complex algorithm, which took various factors, such as financial debt, failed New Year’s resolutions and low motivational levels into account, UK psychologist Dr Cliff Arnall, was able to pinpoint the 3rd Monday in January as the ‘bluest’ day on the calendar.
There are lessons to be learned from reading and understanding the small print in property insurance documents.
I’m sure there are legendary cases in South African law but I came across an example recently that illustrated why this golden rule should be followed, even if an attorney
As we move into the first quarter of 2019 with the possibility of rolling black-outs top of mind, we can look forward to a few positives from Eskom’s 801.5MWh battery storage programme - the first phase of which is due to come on stream in
Newly appointed general manager of HomeBid and industry veteran, Mike Blumberg (55), said that the HomeBid model of 1.95% commission is proving exceptionally successful. So much so that due to receiving more than 20 new sellers a day and some 60 new buyers a day