One in every four tenants in South Africa doesn’t fulfil their rental obligations, according to the PayProp Rental Index for Q1 2018.
“Nationally, we measured an increase in the percentage of tenants in arrears from 18.5% in April 2017 to 23.2% in March 2018,” says PayProp
Despite the reducing investment appetite, the demand for holiday homes continues to remain buoyant amongst property investors, this is according to the FNB Holiday Town House Price Index for February 2018.
In fact, the demand for holiday homes has remained reasonably buoyant since 2013. After losing
Do you know the three things that will most likely lead to your home being burgled? The perfect storm of opportunity for serious criminals to enter your home and get in and out quick and clean within about 10 minutes?
According to research and interviews with
Rental agents in at least two major metros are reporting declining demand, with properties remaining vacant for longer and quality tenants having their pick of the most sought-after apartments in their price range.
This begs the question: What can you, as the landlord, do for that
There have been a number of stories over the past few months where homeowners in financial distress have had their homes sold on auction for a mere fraction of what they are worth. In some instances, these clients’ homes have been repossessed by the lending
Until recently, the garden shed was little more than a shack primarily used for storing lawnmowers, garden tools and the jumble of goods we think we might need one day, but these humble, oft-neglected structures are increasingly being put to much better use in a
Working from home, for yourself, requires discipline and a unique mix of go-getter attitude and humbleness to get down and dirty with the hard work. While you are working on building your business the last thing you need is distraction and negative energy from an
When you take out a short-term insurance policy, the responsibility lies with you to provide your insurer with all the necessary information so that it can correctly underwrite your risk.
The information you provide at sales stage is used to enable your insurer to accurately determine
Innovation in any industry is often met with initial shock and rejection by industry gatekeepers such as policy makers, financiers, and sometimes the media. This staunch resistance to change often comes at the expense of those who would benefit most from the innovation. In my
Since 2001, sectional title properties in South Africa have, on average, consistently outperformed their full title counterparts. Add to this their significant lifestyle benefits and it’s no wonder they’ve become such desirable investment opportunities – but not all developments are equal when it comes to