You might have some way to go before being in the position to buy a holiday home, but that doesn’t make it any less fun to think about. Also, it’s good to be prepared for the day when you finally fall into some extra funds
The challenging economic times putting frowns on the faces of consumers is impacting the middle and lower tiers of the residential rental sector in Port Elizabeth, in sync with the trend in most major urban areas in South Africa.
The common complaint of a paucity of
Cape Town’s City Bowl has seen sustained foreign and local investment over the past decade. Despite a slowing property market in other parts of Cape Town, market fundamentals remain good and City Bowl prices have managed to remain resilient.
“Cape Town has long been an attractive
As the last vestiges of winter remain, you decided to put your house up for sale. Did no one tell you that the skies got dark earlier, that human beings are generally not fans of dark and cold strange places?
Selling in winter certainly has its
Following a “slow” first quarter, the property market is beginning to show promising improvements, according to Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa.
“Over the period of April to June 2018, Lightstone Property recorded a total of 38,055 bond registrations at the country’s
Imagine how anxious you would feel if, without warning or explanation, you were taken to an unknown destination and all of your belongings had been unpacked into this new space. By the time evening rolled around, and nobody showed any signs of returning you to
The Cape rental bubble has burst.
“Before property investors throw in the towel, this is by no means a reason to panic. Cape Town is a resilient market and this shift is only a realignment that would inevitably follow the unprecedented growth the area has experienced
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
The once warm mornings now greet us with an icy embrace and evening creeps in earlier and earlier each day. Summer lovers be warned: these are the tell-tale signs that autumn has arrived. But, there is no need for frost-phobic homeowners to sound the alarm
Cape Town has been a property investor’s dream for some time now, but these sentiments are beginning to change as the Mother City set off to a rocky start for the first quarter of 2018.
“Our regional sales figures for the months of January to March