More R10m-plus homes were sold in the third quarter of 2015 than in the corresponding quarter last year. This is according to figures by HomeBid, which show a higher number of super-luxury homes were sold in the belt from northern Johannesburg to Pretoria, which are
As sectional title apartments and townhouses become the homes of choice for an increasing number of buyers, the role of the trustees in sectional title schemes becomes ever-more important.
“Ultimately it is the trustees who make for a successful scheme where home values are protected and
Alberton’s central location and its proximity to good schools and employment opportunities is attracting an influx of cash buyers in search of affordable accommodation.
This is according to Leonard Fourie, GM of the Harcourts 1 Vision franchise in Alberton, who notes: “The percentage of cash buyers
Yesterday’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting saw the repo rate hiked by 25 basis points, pushing it up from 6% to 6.25%. This means the base home loan rate is now 9.75% (from 9.5%).
The residential market is split in its opinion on the rate hike, with
[caption id="attachment_1740" align="aligncenter" width="750"] The famous whale-watching town of Hermanus is attracting more permanent residents.[/caption]
The exponential growth experienced by Hermanus in the past two years has stabilised, allowing estate agents to briefly catch their breath before the start of the holiday season.
So says Dean Meijer,
[caption id="attachment_1729" align="aligncenter" width="773"] J.C. Le Roux's Limited Edition Chrysalis Collection.[/caption]
Head to the House of J.C. Le Roux in Stellenbosch this summer to experience the sparkling winemaker’s Limited Edition J.C. Le Roux Chrysalis Collection.
The crafted foils and ribbons expresses the character of each wine and
We already know we live in a water-stressed country, which has been exacerbated by the recent heat wave conditions and very little rain this summer. John Graham from HouseCheck lists 25 DIY tips to save water and pocket money.
Check taps and pipes for leaks: A
Who else, besides Eskom, can turn off the lights? Up until this point, the only approach to collecting arrear levies and utilities in sectional title schemes has been to follow the laborious debt collection process and to wait your turn. Judgments and, more importantly, attachments can
The first part of my homecoming story was written five years after returning to our beautiful country and approximately two years after starting my recruitment business. Now, another five years has come and gone and I STILL LOVE SOUTH AFRICA.
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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