A study conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) revealed that apart from a safe neighbourhood, the factor that influenced home-buying decisions the most was a home’s energy efficiency. Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, says that these are

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Accurately priced apartments in Atlantic Seaboard suburbs close to the Cape Town city centre are still selling, but the market by volume has slowed since March. This according to Brendan Miller, Principal of the Atlantic Seaboard office of Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty, who said: “The

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Is it any wonder that home sellers are confused about the state of the property market? The estate agents responding to the FNB surveys are still wearing rose-coloured glasses and FNB reports that home prices are still rising by 3.6% p.a. (in nominal terms). But at the

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A new residential lifestyle development in Johannesburg’s historic Linksfield area was launched by Investec Property recently. The Neighbourhood is set to be one of the few secure residential developments in the area offering buyers a choice of upmarket standalone houses, cluster-style living or luxury loft apartments. Nestled

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Q Good day, please confirm that in order to correctly calculate the CSOS levy, one does the following: Take monthly levy of flat and add the monthly MRRP levy and ignore the levy for the garage and  maids room and storeroom and the contribution for the exclusive

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With the job market constantly evolving, an increasing number of people are working from home; this makes it far easier for professionals to relocate anywhere. This is exactly what Leigh Andrews and her husband did four years ago; they were both working from home in their

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Q Hi, I am a single lady and have no knowledge on the law of townhouse complexes. I bought a townhouse in a complex three years ago: At that time, the townhouse was two years old and the ceilings were in a perfect condition. However, I have noticed that

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