There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a
The latest FNB Property Barometer reported that the FNB Holiday Town Repeat Sales House Price Index has shown very similar rates of year-on-year growth to the FNB National Repeat Sales House Price Index.
However, a look back over the past 17 years shows the Holiday Town
We have a tenant that rented a property through our agency and remains in the property. The tenant’s employer paid the deposit for the tenant by EFT and has proof thereof. The lease is in the name of the tenant. The tenant subsequently resigned from
I’ve always marveled at the differences each month and season holds for a garden. July is special, as many gardeners and landscapers get out their secateurs to start pruning their roses.
This is when you should be out in your garden doing preparations for the spring
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
Andrew Golding is one of the nicest guys in real estate: he’s always polite, respectful and courteous. His mother surely raised him the right way! Which says a lot, by the way. This is because, at the age of 47, Pam Golding’s chance peek over
In 2008 I applied for a bond and did not qualify. I then approached my brother to assist me by applying for a joint bond so that I can secure the home. The bond was approved and our verbal agreement was that I pay everything
Common law marriages are not recognised in South African law. The amount of time a couple has been living together does not translate into a “default marriage”. As such, the laws that protect individuals in a marital relationship will not apply to couples who live
Did you get a lease agreement from a local stationary shop or download one from Google? If you did, chances are that it is either totally non-compliant or is outdated.
This is according to Michael Bauer, MD of estate agency SAProperty.com, who says in the past
Neville Berkowitz, property veteran and founder of low commission estate agency HomeBid, speaks to us about the trends he is currently seeing and what he believes is needed to resuscitate a flat national housing market.
Do you think we will ever return to a housing market