The total value of all developed real estate on the globe reached US$217 trillion in 2015, according to calculations by international real estate adviser, Savills, which is represented in Africa by Pam Golding Properties. Issued for the first time, the analysis measures the entire developed
“If you’re considering buying a sectional title unit for the first time, there are many things to consider and investigate before choosing the scheme in which to buy into,” advises Mandi Hanekom, operations manager of the sectional title finance company Propell.
There are often cases where,
Following a recent spate of incidents in the Sandton area where criminals have followed residents home after shopping, Theunis Kotze, general manager of ADT Central Region, urges shoppers to be cautious.
“The majority of cases we see are where shoppers are followed home from the malls
HouseCheck reports already protect cautious South African home buyers from making expensive mistakes when purchasing a property. However, soon after taking transfer of the house many buyers decide to alter, extend or otherwise renovate their new home. This is where more expensive mistakes, huge stress
Average rental growth for 2015 was just 6.2%, not much higher than where the market ended in 2014, at 6.05%. This is the latest finding of PayProp in its PayProp Rental Index 2015. In absolute terms, provincially weighted average rentals showed only a modest increase,
Strategically-located, upmarket niche shopping complexes in Cape Town are contributing to the upswing in prices of nearby residential property and to the sales of both new and existing sectional title units.
This is the finding of Pam Golding Properties MD Laurie Wener, who cites several examples
Nominal year-on-year growth in the average value of middle-segment homes in the South African residential property market remained in single digits in January 2016, with a recent gradual rising trend evident in price growth in two categories of housing analysed.
Despite challenging economic conditions that
The differences between open and sole mandates may seem obvious at first glance – open mandates allow multiple agents to market your property, while sole mandates give one agent an exclusive contract to secure a sale. In reality, however, the differences go quite a bit
We got a kitten for our youngest daughter. To start with, Cersei stayed inside while she got used to her new home. But it wasn’t long before it was time for her to venture outside - so we started to look at the options for
An open communication channel between landlord and tenant is of utmost importance to the outcome of your tenancy arrangement, RE/MAX Living Rental Specialist, Grant Rea, advises landlords.
“Having been in the rental business for a number of years, I have experienced almost every type of tenant