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
Negotiation touches every part of our lives. Relationships in business and in our personal lives are negotiated. And the skills to do it effectively can often mean the difference between getting what you want or losing out. You don’t get what you deserve, you get
Five out of seven business start-ups in South Africa fail in their first year according to Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry. Globally, one out of two start-ups fails during its first year.
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Most homeowners know by now that they must have a valid Electrical Compliance Certificate (ECC) if they want to sell, because their property can’t be transferred to a new owner without one.
What they may not know, however, is that they are actually required to have
By now, it is well known that the Western Cape has come out tops in the country for matric passes this year. No less than 27 schools obtained a 100% matric pass rate for the fifth consecutive year. The Cape is of course renowned for
Estate agents paint a mediocre buy-to-let picture, but that may not be all bad in current times of economic downturn reports John Loos, FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist.
If one is looking for big excitement, the buy-to-let residential market is probably not the
Business tip of the day
Take the first 30 minutes of the day to plan your day. Schedule what is important for you and for your business and when they need to be done. Have a physical whiteboard or email calendar that all relevant parties can