National house price inflation is 5.2% as at the end of August 2016, according deeds office statistics gathered by property research company, Lightstone Property.
“Looking at the four major provinces it is evident the market has been slowing down over recent months,” the company said in
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Retief “The Goose” Goosen, one of SA’s top golfers, has placed his Zebula Country Club and Golf Estate home on the market for R7,5m.
The house is located 5km from the Zebula Clubhouse in the second phase of the estate known as Morkels. Only 13 homes
Homes in Mowbray, Cape Town, spend an average of eight days on the market, with some even selling within a day of release. This is according to Tina Malyon, freehold area specialist for Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty who said her office “simply cannot keep
The “small” home is by no means always synonymous with “inexpensive” any more, according to Berry Everitt, CEO of the Chas Everitt International property group. He says an increasing number of high-end buyers are also choosing smaller properties now for reasons of security, convenience and
Rent is late…again. As this dreadful month-end ritual unfolds, you can’t help but wonder: Will the rent be paid in full, or at all, this time? If not, what then? Can this situation be resolved? How can it be prevented? Perhaps the most common predicament
Due to its limiting topography and the high demand for homes, Cape Town homeowners who live on large erfs should seriously consider subdividing their properties – based on an investment case and due to the city actively encouraging this practice.
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South African delinquent consumers are paying R20,7bn in overdue interest each year. This is the equivalent of nearly 0.5% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product according to research by HomeTimes.co.za.
As at Q1 2016, the total personal debt position in South Africa was R1,66tn, with 52%
An Oudtshoorn home, which has been known to local residents as an Ostrich Palace, clinic, bridal dress shop and haunted house, is back on the market.
Situated in the upmarket area of Westbank, the home has undergone intensive restoration, with fine craftsmen, woodworkers and a Belgian