Sectional title ownership is largely misunderstood by many prospective buyers who are not fully aware of what shared ownership of common property schemes entails. David Rebe, CEO of Sandak-Lewin Property Trust, says that it is therefore pertinent for first-time buyers to understand exactly what sectional
Business and leisure tourism along with the continued migration of people to the Cape metro are set to boost the rental market. The weak economic outlook and resultant interest and cost hikes will give it added impetus, according to Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff
Household Sector and Mortgage Credit growth accelerated slightly in January, but is not foreseen to be the start of a rising trend, reports FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist John Loos, in the bank’s latest Mortgage Market Barometer.
On a year-on-year basis, the growth
Becoming a home inspector will soon become the career of choice for many South Africans. Bryan Chaplog, CEO of the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB), which falls under the Department of Human Settlements, has stated that a target of creating 10,000 new jobs for home
Clorox South Africa is very proud to announce that its newly improved Glad Cling Wrap with 1.5x Tighter Seal, has been voted Product of the Year 2016 in a survey of over 5,000 South African consumers in the Food Packaging category.
For over 45 years in
Renovating and worried about security? We have some tips for you! Remodelling or renovating your home is stressful enough without the added anxiety of home security. Whether the job is big or small, renovating exposes your home to extra security threats, and trying to monitor your
One of the major attractions to investing in property is your capital growth, in addition to your ongoing rental income. For that to be true, you need to ensure that your property is well maintained and cared for says Harcourts Platinum principal Steve Caradoc-Davies. A
Buying up run-down homes with an eye to renovating and reselling them at a profit has become very popular in recent years, but such projects are becoming more risky, as rising interest rates could put a damper on both housing demand and property price growth.
South Africans have paid off a lot of debt since the last recession, but most are still spending too much and saving far too little, and that is a real obstacle to many more people becoming homeowners, says Rawson Property Group Managing Director Tony Clarke.
Yesterday’s Budget announcement for the 2016/17 financial year has been lauded by many in the property industry as a fine balancing act in a difficult macroeconomic environment. But not everyone is pleased.
Key take outs include:
An increase in transfer duty from 11% to 13% in the