Only 13 of the 463 freehold residential properties in Bishopscourt, Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs, changed hands for the entire year to date.
“The demand for this highly sought-after and prestigious location remains strong, particularly between the R20m to R25m price range, in which there is a
[caption id="attachment_793" align="alignnone" width="200"] First-time buying is slowing in pace.[/caption]
First-time buying activity is tapering off, and has been for the past three months according to Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa.
During the same time, however, older buyers are spending more.
Sooner or later, important action taken comes down to this.
Fear: of being ashamed, feeling stupid, being rejected, being left out, getting hurt, being embarrassed, left alone, dying.
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[caption id="attachment_780" align="alignnone" width="200"] A four-bedroom designer penthouse in Summerstrand.[/caption]
Beachfront properties with sea views in Port Elizabeth are increasingly sought-after now by investors in search of good rental returns, reports Nikki Strooh of leading local agency Harcourts Beachfront Real Estate.
“More than half of our buyers
[caption id="attachment_765" align="alignnone" width="200"] Interest rates on hold, for now.[/caption]
The prime lending rate of 9.5% remains unchanged, following today’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting. The previous 25 basis point increase in July was seen in anticipation of the US Fed raising near-zero interest rates in September.
[caption id="attachment_773" align="alignnone" width="200"] FLISP can help you bridge for a slightly more expensive home.[/caption]
Bond originator, ooba, is now able to assist first-time homebuyers with applying for the government housing subsidy programme, FLISP (Finance Linked Individual Subsidy), once their home loan is approved.
Joining forces with
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
The Chas Everitt International property group reports that it has opened a new franchise in Worcester, the bustling Boland town at the heart of the country’s biggest wine-producing area.
The owner of the new franchise, which also covers Rawsonville and De Doorns, is Lulu Theron, who
Some 87% of home sellers drop their price by 9% in an attempt to speed up the sale and reduce the cost of keeping the home while applying for a new bond. This is according to FNB’s Property Barometer’s third quarter survey, which is 9%
The first seven months of 2015 saw improved levels of building activity with regard to new private sector-financed housing in South Africa, based on data published by Statistics South Africa.
However, growth in activity levels in both the planning and construction phases of new housing was