A survey conducted by Statistics South Africa, and released last week, has listed the crimes to which South Africans are most afraid to fall victim.
The Victims of Crime Survey for 2014/2015 looks at private households from all nine provinces in South Africa, and provides information
The Household Sector battles to improve its debt and saving situation, amidst stagnating income growth, reports FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist John Loos, in the latest FNB Property Barometer.
Stagnating economic growth, translating into slowing employment and income growth, has made it tougher
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
Before you head off on your much-needed holiday, are you sure your home has all the protection it needs? What about your insurance policy? Have you checked that should anything happen while you’re away, that you are covered for any eventualities? Bond originator, ooba, shares
[caption id="attachment_2186" align="aligncenter" width="667"] Luxury villas in the second phase of the Baybridge Canal Waterfront Villas complex in The Islands Estate at Hartbeespoort Dam.[/caption]
The second phase of the Baybridge Canal Waterfront Villas complex, which is located in the Islands Estate at Hartbeespoort Dam, has been
Use your bonus or any windfall to pay extra into your bond. This is the advice just about every bank in South Africa gives its clients at the end of every year. There are obvious benefits to the consumer: save on interest and cut the
The short-term holiday rental season in Cape Town has once again started, and the demand for short-term property rentals, specifically on the Atlantic Seaboard and in the City Bowl area, is expected to rise considerably as many holidaymakers flock to the coast. However, despite this
Many tenants may find themselves in a situation where the landlord decides to put their rental property on the market. What rights does the tenant have if this happens? Are they within their rights to breach the lease agreement they have in place with the
The recent student protests have focused South Africa’s attention on the huge cost of tertiary education – and the impact that cost can have on the financial future of the students themselves, as well as their parents and others who pitch in to help them
The gradual downward trend in local annual house price growth since late 2014 continued up to November 2015, reports Absa Home Loans property analyst Jacques du Toit.
Year-on-year growth in the average nominal value of homes in the middle segment of the South African housing market