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University of Mpumalanga calls on private homeowners to help alleviate the shortage in student accommodation. While the number of students at the University of Mpumalanga are predicted to increase to 50,000 in 2019 and 2020, demand for accommodation outstrips supply by a large margin. Carien Brink, Seeff’s

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Is student accommodation a savvy investment option, or a high-risk purchase? According to Grant Gavin, broker/owner of RE/MAX Panache, investing in student accommodation is a smart choice provided the correct safeguards are put in place to protect the investment value of the property. “Seeing as there

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Despite the reducing investment appetite, the demand for holiday homes continues to remain buoyant amongst property investors, this is according to the FNB Holiday Town House Price Index for February 2018. In fact, the demand for holiday homes has remained reasonably buoyant since 2013. After losing

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A decision to sell a long term asset such as a property can sometimes be a challenging decision for an investor, more so if you’re a novice investor. “Every property investor will be confronted with this question at some point in their investment journey. Therefore, knowing

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The latest 2017 FNB Inter-provincial Repeat Buyer Migration study shows 2017 to have been another year of increase in the rate of inter-provincial migration relative to overall repeat home buying. From 15.9% of total repeat property buying being estimated to be inter-provincial repeat buying in

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As a long-term investment, it makes sense to start building a property portfolio as early in life as possible, but with prices as high as they are in many parts of South Africa, getting that first foot in the door can be a daunting prospect. “It’s

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Ever been on holiday and decided to buy a property? Apparently it happens, more often than you might think. “As the number of holidaymakers visiting leisure destinations and coastal regions increases so does the number of property transactions in those areas. Areas like the Atlantic Seaboard

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