April saw South African house prices increase for the first time in three months. The charge was led in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, according to Standard Bank’s house prices index (HPI).
House prices growth improved to 5.3% year-on-year in April after stagnating at 5.1% for each of the
The current average time it takes to sell a home is just over 14 weeks, nationally. In Gauteng areas such as Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni homes are selling at around 12 to 15 weeks on the market, and 11 weeks for Pretoria.
In Cape Town it takes
Hi, I recently purchased a house in a complex, which is yet to be built. The body corporate has emailed me a statement for levies that must be paid. Is the homeowner supposed to pay the full levy even though the house is not even
Estate agencies are reporting improved lending appetite from banks. This is backed up by bond originator ooba revealing last month that the company recorded the highest home loan approval rate (76.9%) in Q1 2018 in the 10 years since the National Credit Act was enacted.
Choosing a real estate agent is like choosing a mattress – make the wrong selection and you’ll end up with sleepless nights left contemplating all of the money you have lost on this uncomfortable investment.
“If the shoe doesn’t fit, don’t force it,” says Adrian Goslett, regional
Let’s be honest, how many of us hate getting up early in the morning? But you know you have to because if you don’t, you won’t have a bed to go to sleep in at night.
Most people struggle to fully wake up before they’ve had
While the lower priced (average price = R364,937) area value bands have remained the segments with the strongest average house price growth in Q1 2018 according to FNB, the fact is their price indices are showing slowing quarter-on-quarter growth. The Middle (average price = R895,089)
Hi, I need some advice please. My father and mother are joint owners on my bond, but they never contributed and were only added for affordability purposes. My father died without a will 7 years ago.
How do I remove him and my mom from my
There are many uses for drones in sectional title schemes, for example for inspection of the scheme’s roof for maintenance purposes. The use of drones has been unregulated and essentially illegal until recently.
New rules, found in Part 101 of the South African Civil Aviation Regulations
Hi, I am a new property owner and I recently purchased an apartment in Glenwood, Durban. The property was occupied by a tenant at the time of acquisition and when that lease expired, it was let to a new tenant.
The tenant (a pastor), has indicated