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Let nobody fool you, the costs associated with selling your home have crept up in recent years to the point where consumers have become increasingly wary about how much they will have in their hands at the conclusion of the process. The most substantial of these

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In July the Bloemfontein deeds office became the first office to register a property transfer with a digitally signed document. It is early days, but does this pave the way forward to a more efficient and streamlined process in an industry which is renowned for

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In South Africa, the residential real estate industry is geared towards sellers: estate agents represent the interests of sellers, while no one looks after the interests of buyers. That is, until now. A new National Property Buyers' Database was recently launched by the same brainchild of

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Today the Monetary Policy Committee kept the repo rate (6.5%) stable, with prime remaining at 10%. Here’s what market commentators had to say. Andrew Golding, CE of Pam Golding Property group [caption id="attachment_1747" align="aligncenter" width="1632"] Dr Andrew Golding, CE of the Pam Golding Property group.[/caption] “…growth prospects for the

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“This elderly lady loved her little dog; she cared for her and whenever we visited the facility you could see her walking her Pekingese, stopping to have chats with other people out and about. Sadly the pet passed away and a few short months later,

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Today’s Monetary Policy Committee decision to cut interest rates by 25 basis points, means bond holders on a R1m home, paid off over 20 years, now save R170 per month on their bond repayments. This is according to Herschel Jawitz, CEO of Jawitz Properties, who, along

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An email doing the rounds has many in the real estate industry upset, with some calling for a boycott and to “bring them to the ground”. The "them" is mortgage provider, SA Home Loans (SAHL), and the email in question is a promotional message sent from SAHL

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