[caption id="attachment_952" align="alignnone" width="200"] Freestanding homes in the Cape Town CBD are showing good demand and appreciation.[/caption]
Large, luxurious freestanding homes in Cape Town’s Oranjezicht, Vredehoek, Higgovale and Gardens continue to grow in value.
“If you bought one of these gracious three- or four-bedroom homes in this
Absa Home Loans property analyst Jacques du Toit reports year-on-year growth in the average nominal value of homes in the various categories of middle-segment housing in South Africa remained relatively low in the first nine months of 2015. Marginal month-on-month price growth of less than
National residential sales and transfers have dropped 7.1% in the third quarter of 2015, compared to the previous quarter, according to low-commission estate agency, HomeBid.
“We have tracked 71,101 transfers in the various deeds offices around South Africa for the third quarter of this year,” says
The Pietermaritzburg deeds office recorded a drop of 9.9% in homes sold in the third quarter of 2015 compared to the previous quarter, according to low-commission estate agency, HomeBid. The greater Durban region dominates transfers in this deeds office.
The average home price transferred during the third
Within three weeks of launching The Beacon in Illovo, Sandton, developer Renprop Residential has sold 50% of the units in the high rise apartment building.
The off-plan sales have mainly been driven by investors, Renprop divisional manager Russel Peach tells HomeTimes and are fairly evenly
Crime statistics published on 29 September reveal that carjacking has spiked over the 2014/15 year, increasing by 14.2% in comparison to the previous year. The Western Cape was hardest hit, increasing by 60%, followed by Mpumalanga (41.8%) and Limpopo (38.6%).
According to Dawie Buys, manager of
A shocking case of sexual assault and genital mutilation was uncovered by the Hawks in Bloemfontein in late September. Tenant Profile Network (TPN) Credit Bureau came to know of the horrific story when it received a call from a member managing the rental property in
Damp is one of the most worrying conditions for a home owner. You often fear the worst and you’re not sure whether to opt for a Band Aid or for a more radical cure like chopping open the walls.
The first thing to do is to
Sustainability buffs will converge on Cape Town this November for the much-anticipated Green Building Convention 2015, the theme of which this year is “Inspiring Better Buildings”.
“Sustainability draws interest from a diverse range of professions and sectors,” says Brian Wilkinson, CEO of the Green Building Council
[caption id="attachment_916" align="alignnone" width="200"] This multi-level, five-bedroom, five-bathroom glass and maple designer house is on the market for R61m in Bantry Bay.[/caption]
Cape Town dominates the list of the most exclusive addresses, and data provided by Lightstone Property reveals that the city has three of the