[caption id="attachment_2132" align="aligncenter" width="663"] Is fixing that big-ticket item, or simply cleaning the walls, going to help speed up the home sale?[/caption]
The average cost of repairs when selling a home is estimated at about R40,000, according to HouseCheck inspectors. And at least 80% of this
The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee has approved the step up to Level 2 water restrictions in Cape Town. This item will now go before Council for deliberation at the next meeting on 10 December 2015.
Due to being in a water-scarce region, the city
Indluplace, the JSE’s first and only residential focused REIT, has concluded an agreement to acquire a R707 million portfolio of newly built residential properties from International Housing Solutions.
Carel de Wit, CFO of Indluplace, says: “The acquisition is in line with our strategy to grow our
[caption id="attachment_2113" align="aligncenter" width="750"] This four-bedroom home in Randpark Ridge is on sale now for R2,8m. http://bit.ly/1IsUX4y[/caption]
Some of the wealthiest people in the world made their money in property - including more than 130 of the people on the Forbes Billionaires List - and collectively,
[caption id="attachment_2117" align="aligncenter" width="428"] GBCSA CEO Brian Wilkinson.[/caption]
The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has made an ambitious commitment to introduce a Net Zero/Positive building certification scheme by 2020, and six more meaningful goals, at COP21 in Paris
A total of 25 Green Building Councils from
[caption id="attachment_2093" align="aligncenter" width="750"] This four-bedroom house in Ranjesfontein, Johannesburg, is now on the market for R7,250m. http://bit.ly/1YKJlOs[/caption]
During 2015 the South African residential property market continued to see improvement with consumers still placing a high value on homeownership. This is despite the fact that consumers
2015 has been a busy year for everyone. We at HomeTimes want to know what industry heavyweights are thinking about as the year draws to a close. Some are concerned about buyers, others sellers, and still others society in general. But what is it that
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
The Johannesburg suburb of Linden is so popular that prospective buyers often bid against each other for the same property, according to Jandri Coetzee, the local Rawson Property Group franchisee.
“This has of course caused prices to rise quite steeply in the past few years,” he
It’s still a well-balanced market, but there are more strong indications of near term economic weakening on the way, with recession risk high reports FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist John Loos in his latest FNB Property Barometer.
November data related to the “Residential