FNB in August reported that former black township house price growth continued to outstrip higher priced suburban regions in the second quarter 2015. Year on year the FNB House Price Index rose 17%, significantly higher than the overall Metro Regions House Price Index (Ethekwini, Cape
Mortage originator BetterLife reports that the average age of first-time buyers in South Africa is now 34.
An innovative app that helped a developer sell more than R300 million worth of property in three months has won two Loerie awards. Dubbed the Formula D Interactive, it won an award in the Digital & Interactive – Applications, Games and Interactive Tools category as
Lightstone ranks Kyalami Estate in top five Johannesburg suburbs for houses priced over R3 million.
FNB in August reported that a gradual slowing in house price growth in the holiday towns was expected to continue. FNB’s Holiday Towns House Price Index slowed from 11.6% in the final quarter of 2014 to 10% in the second quarter of 2015.
Bond originator ooba reports the average home purchase price in South Africa increased by 8.8% from R937,512 in July 2014 to R1,109,556 in July 2015. Although still growing at a healthy pace, this is a slowdown from the 11% y/y increase recorded for the second quarter of 2015.
It's possible to cut your electricity bill by 10%, and the best thing is it won't cost you a cent.
Turn down the thermostat to 60ºC on your electrical element geyser
Use cold water – not hot water – for rinsing dishes and vegetables
Only use hot
Fibre to the home is the next evolution in internet connectivity, and it could directly increase the value of your home.
In fact, Fiber to the Home Council Americas released a report in July showing a 3.1% increase in home values with those connected to the
Get in on Johannesburg’s best-kept secret. Westgate Walding Auctioneers, in Waverley, Johannesburg, offers first-time buyers great deals on quality furniture and empty nesters a place to offload unwanted furniture and white goods.
Brothers Brett and Christopher Martin run the family-owned business, which dates back to 1976.
Who says cooking needs to be complicated and that you need to fork out a lot of money to create truly memorable meals?
Bernadette Longueira makes complicated-sounding three-course meals the easy and budget-friendly way.
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