There exists a view that property values are capable of by-and-large “holding up” in tougher economic times, some even believing that home values “can only rise”. Such views were even arguably behind the massive mortgage lending boom across much of the world in the last
In 2013, government estimated that the cost of raising a child from birth to the age of 18 is an incredible R1,7m. This figure doesn’t include university fees, so depending on the course of study, you can add another R100,000 to R300,000.
It’s vital to establish
Two mining towns, Rustenburg in the North West Province and Witbank in Mpumalanga, are South Africa’s fastest-growing cities. Between 1995 and 2015, Rustenburg’s population has grown at 411% (from 75,000 to 383,000), while Witbank has grown at 138% (from 156,000 to 371,000). This is according
[caption id="attachment_1192" align="aligncenter" width="733"] Cassablanca, in Lonehill, sells from R699,000.[/caption]
“It can take between a year to two years to sell out a development,” says Summercon Property Development sales consultant Royce Odendaal, but it all depends on the location.
Of four Summercon developments advertised over the weekend
My mother has been making us apple crisp since we were babies. It has always and continues to be a favourite treat!
5 cups of pared and sliced tart apples (with 2T of water and lemon juice if desired - 1/2 lemon)
1 cup of brown sugar
Tenants in South Africa currently pay anywhere between one and three months’ rent as a damages deposit – but are often unsure what they need to do to get it back when their lease ends.
[caption id="attachment_1169" align="aligncenter" width="334"] Before-and-after photos or videos will help you
[caption id="attachment_1176" align="aligncenter" width="707"] Some 50 apartments of a total 120 in the first phase have already been sold.[/caption]
SoHo Junction developer Gofa and its in-house sales company OCC Realty have sold 40% of the first phase of SoHo Junction in Broadacres since its launch in
[caption id="attachment_1155" align="aligncenter" width="839"] A penthouse in the Michelangelo Towers is on the market for 85,000/m².[/caption]
Sandton homes may not always fetch the prices of upmarket coastal residential property in Clifton in Cape Town, but luxury apartments within southern Africa’s financial heart remain as high in
As part of the overarching Johannesburg Corridors of Freedom scheme to link the old CBD with Sandton in the north, Zotos Properties will develop three separate 15-storey-high buildings, boasting a total of 900 apartments, on land it owns in Wynberg.
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The current economic policies of both the public and private sector clearly aren't working. With 67% of South Africa’s youth being jobless, having shed 21,000 jobs since 2013, the situation is exacerbated by 1,5 to 2 million new job seekers entering the fray each year.