Every generation has its own idiosyncrasies when it comes to property, and knowing what these are can be an ace in the sleeve for existing owners and investors. According to Tony Clarke, MD of the Rawson Property Group, the habits of Generation Y – otherwise
When it comes to assessing a home’s resale value, location can be even more important than the size and condition of the property, and suburbs like Camps Bay which boast all the key elements of an ideal location, undoubtedly have the advantage.
Economists encapsulate “location” under
Ahead of the State of the National Address (SONA) and Budget 2019, Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group has called on Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, to relook at transfer duty, especially at the top end of the market as well as Capital Gains
Questions around transfer duty in the case of a divorce order awarding a spouse sole ownership of a fixed property is one that our trusted property advisors are often asked about.
And yes, it can certainly be confusing. Here’s what you need to know about the
Currently the owner of a property of which the original title deed is lost, only has to sign an affidavit prepared by a conveyancer to apply for a replacement copy thereof.
On 24 February 2019 a new process will come into operation which will make it
Finding a suitable tenant to rent investment units in sectional title is becoming increasingly difficult. Credit checks, phone calls to previous landlords and checking for criminal records may show that the potential tenant is “clean”, but there can never be an absolute guarantee as to
The Permanent Trust Property Group of the Western Cape has acknowledged unconditionally in a settlement signed at a CSOS dispute resolution hearing that it had contravened the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act of 2011 by making a payment to Dr Johannes George Coetzee for repairs
Nearly two out of every five tenants in South Africa are risky. On average, 14.2% of South African tenants are classified as minimum-risk according to their credit scores, while 37.2% are classified as high-risk. PayProp head of data and analytics, Johette Smuts, said that according
An active neighbourhood watch or community policing forum is a major consideration for house robbers, weighing up as much as 68% in the decision to break into a property.
This is according to Professor Rudolph Zinn, senior lecturer in Forensic and Crime investigation at the University
The Rental Housing Tribunal (RHT) is an independent body appointed in terms of the Rental Housing Act. Its main purpose is to be a middleman in resolving disputes between landlords, tenants and rental agents with regards to residential dwellings. These disputes often relate to unfair