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According to Payprop's Q1 2017 Rental Index the average age of tenants have increased to 39, while the average age of first-time buyers have now increased to between 41 and 45 across South Africa's provinces. The income of the average, 39-year old
The South African Property Owners Association awarded HomeTimes’ Mariette Steynberg with a Special Recognition Award in the Feature Journalist category for her story No pets allowed – why our shelters are filling up. In presenting the award, outgoing SAPOA President, Nomzamo Radebe, said: “While I don’t
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The public perception of estate agents is not always positive. As a matter of fact survey after survey undertaken on this topic overseas shows the same lack of trust and questionable ethics and comparisons to car sales people abound.
The estate agent is the archetypal entrepreneur.
Gauteng buyers are semigrating to KwaZulu-Natal – specifically to the North Coast region – and are prepared to pay more than R10m for a stand in an exclusive estate.
“Some 60% to 70% of our buyers in the upmarket Zimbali area are from Gauteng, semigrating to
The majority of buyers in the Southern Suburbs don’t need bonds, explained Cindy Minnaar, Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty area specialist in Newlands and Constantia. “I have worked in Newlands for five years now, and the majority of our sales have been cash,” she said.
According to a Homeowner Insights Study conducted by Absa and Columinate in 2016, only 16% of people selling their properties trusted their estate agents. Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, said that a possible reason for this statistic is the
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Global warming has really influenced the distribution patterns of many insects, with the fall army worm, in particular, really plaguing our grain farmers, to name just one of the many insects affecting South Africans.
The good news is that there are some common plants which act
Gauteng buyers are widening the gap between listing and selling price, sometimes up to 30% less.
This is according to Cameron Jansen, broker/manager of RE/MAX Central, who said there seemed to be a large disparity between what sellers think their home is worth and what buyers