Q I signed a lease agreement for a property I was supposed to occupy on 1 October 2017. After paying over the deposit, the landlord informed that, due to personal reasons, they cannot grant occupation on that date. We discussed possibilities of moving occupation to 1

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Low-commission estate agency, HomeBid may only have around 380 properties for sale , virtually all on sole mandates – and have been in existence since mid 2015 – but according to Property24 analytics, the agency gets 36.4% more leads than the average number received per

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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

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House prices have grown in nominal terms (when not adjusting for Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation) by 318% since the end of 2000; consumer goods and services prices, as measured by the CPI, were only 154.7% higher over virtually the same period (up to August

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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

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The best paying tenants are aged 50 years and older. This is according to rental collection platform, PayProp, which controls the lion’s share of residential letting-related transactions in South Africa, processing monthly rental receipts and beneficiary settlements for more than 95,000 properties nationwide. This, coupled with

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The rental housing market is a competitive playing field, even more so in sought-after areas; when the right property at a reasonable price comes along you better jump or risk losing it to the next prospective tenant. No wonder then that so many tenants get

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Gammatek, a distributor of technology accessories is proud to announce the introduction of Pai Technology educational games for children in South Africa. The company will add Pai Technology’s TJ’s Math Adventure, Stem Lab-Little Engineer, Ocean Pets and Cube Tastic to its offering for young people. “These

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