An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, as the old saying goes, and it holds especially true these days for homeowners.
“By keeping up with maintenance on a regular basis, for example, they will be able to spot and remedy minor problems before
Fernkloof Estate, a well-established residential village situated in Hermanus on the world-famous Walker Bay whale-watching coastline and surrounding the 27-hole Hermanus Golf Club, has added another string to its bow with the launch of a new precinct, ‘Eighteen on 18’, overlooking the 18th fairway.
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
Buying a sectional title unit has proven to be very popular in South Africa, especially if the development is well-situated. This has been evidenced by the fact that a recently launched development in Northriding, Northgate Heights, sold out its first phase in a matter of
[caption id="attachment_3035" align="alignnone" width="1176"] Yzerfontein harbour[/caption]
Just 90km north of Cape Town lies the small harbour town of Yzerfontein, known for its spectacular wildflower viewing in spring, its bountiful fishing, and its prime position on the longest white sand beach in South Africa.
Primarily a holiday
Much has been said about the “hidden” costs of buying a home, such as transfer duty, legal costs and bond registration fees, but in these tough times, home buyers also need to look ahead and budget for the additional costs they may face once they
Finding a home you love can bring so much joy to your life, but the process of moving can have the opposite effect. Moving house is considered to be one of the most stressful life experiences because it’s a daunting task. Consequently, many homeowners just want
Tenants are seldom experts on the subject of leases and consequently uncertain about things like their rights, why to submit three months’ bank statements with a lease application, and what to do to ensure that a deposit will be refunded after a lease expires.PG van
As a percentage of total home buying, estate agents point to a healthy level of first time buying. But how strong is this source of demand? In reality, the relatively in-affordable post-boom residential market remains low on overall transactions volumes, and young buyers have challenges
November 2015 SARB Business Cycle Indicators continue to point to a broadly deteriorating economic environment, with the Leading Indicator recording its 26th consecutive month of year-on-year decline reports John Loos, FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist.
The release of the SARB (South African Reserve