It’s every seller’s worst nightmare: You enlist an estate agent and place your home on the market, get a few serious enquiries and an offer to purchase, only to have the buyer’s bond application rejected. A new potential buyer puts in an offer and again
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There is no success without preceding failures. Welcome the failures; learn from them and know they are bringing you closer to success.
I am sure many of you are dreading the icy nights which virtually came out of nowhere. I was joking with a client just last week about how I rarely wear long pants to work… I guess I spoke too soon, what a shock to
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
According to Seeff the average prices of property in Ladismith, in the Klein Karoo, have more than doubled since 2012 with no sign of a slowdown.
Imelda Egan, an estate agent with Seeff Properties, said that there has been a significant increase in the demand for
More than 60% of prospective buyers and tenants begin their property search online, while less than 5% of homes listed include actual street addresses. Potential buyers and tenants deserve to know exactly where they will be laying their roots before they visit a property.
Please can you clarify the new sectional title rules which apply to commercial units. We have 100 units in our light industrial complex in Mossel Bay. Some 30 of the units are owned by the original developer and he is represented by an estate agent at our
Johannesburg’s Soweto region (Diepkloof-Soweto-Meadowlands-Pimville) has been the city’s star performer, with a five-year cumulative house price growth rate of 37.35%. Sandton, however, has only inflated 22.66% since early 2012.
This is according to FNB’s household market strategist, John Loos, who said the “former township” regions can
If suburbs with lower crime rates are more attractive to property buyers and tenants, and can attract higher sale and rental prices, why is Western Cape property some of the most expensive in the country?
According to property data analytics company, Lightstone - which used crime
At the current prime rate of 10.5% a R1m home, bought with a 90% loan, will end up costing R2,257m in total, due to the R1,275m in interest over a 20-year repayment term.
Shaun Rademeyer, CEO of BetterLife Home Loans, says that halving the repayment term