Tony Clarke
Property market's slow start in 2018 could be misleading

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[Tony Clarke] Property experts remain optimistic for a market turnaround...

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Bill Rawson
Five reasons property makes a great retirement investment

Five reasons property makes a great retirement investment
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[Bill Rawson] One of the biggest challenges facing South Africans at present is how to adequately prepare for retirement...

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Adrian Goslett
RE/MAX housing report shows slow start for Q1 2018

RE/MAX housing report shows slow start for Q1 2018[Adrian Goslett] In the first quarter of 2018, Lightstone data revealed that 31,875 new bonds were registered at the Deeds Office...

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Adrian Goslett
The effect of the interest rate cut explained in real terms

The effect of the interest rate cut explained in real terms
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[Adrian Goslett] The recent announcement of the interest rate cut was a mini triumph for all South Africans...

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Adrian Goslett
1% matters - how the VAT increase affects property sales

1% matters - how the VAT increase affects property sales
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[Adrian Goslett] The power of one: a phrase that has been quoted in many a clichéd motivational poster, but one whose power has never quite been fully grasped - until now...

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Samuel Seeff
#Budget2018: Rising tax burden on shrinking base worrying for economy, property

#Budget2018: Rising tax burden on shrinking base worrying for economy, property
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[Samuel Seeff] It was always going to be a tough budget given that finance minister Malusi Gigaba already signalled during his mini-budget late last year that there was a significant fiscal deficit that needed to be funded...

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Tony Clarke
Is Day Zero the beginning of the end for Cape Town property?

Is Day Zero the beginning of the end for Cape Town property?
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[Tony Clarke] Capetonians are bracing for the onset of Day Zero - the day the City turns off the taps and residents will have to collect their 25-litre water ration at one of 200 public distribution points...

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Poor hurt most by e-tolls and petrol price hikes increasing property value

Poor hurt most by e-tolls and petrol price hikes increasing property value[David de Waal] The high cost of petrol does not only diminish consumer bank balances but also influences where people choose to buy a home...

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Adrian Goslett
Repo rate remains unchanged, property market to remain restrained

Repo rate remains unchanged, property market to remain restrained
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[Adrian Goslett] South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago announced on Thursday, 21 September, that the Monetary Policy Committee has decided to keep the rates at their current levels...

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Berry Everitt
Concourt judgment a big win for real estate

Concourt judgment a big win for real estate
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[Berry Everitt] New homeowners will no longer have to worry about being held liable for historical debt incurred by previous owners...

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Ronald Ennik
Homes market will shrug off Zuma confidence vote

Homes market will shrug off Zuma confidence vote
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[Ronald Ennik] The state president's widely expected survival of yet another parliamentary vote of no confidence in him should have little or no material impact on South Africa's generally flat-lining residential property market...

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Tahir Desai
10 of the most expensive houses in South Africa - Private Property

10 of the most expensive houses in South Africa[Tahir Desai] A recent study by property group Seeff, based on data from Lightstone and Propstats for the period 2011/2 to 2016/7, revealed that Cape Town is home to nine of the ten richest suburbs in South Africa...

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Boris Dzhingarov
What to expect with a 40-year fixed mortgage rate - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] While not all lenders do it, if it is the right choice for you, then you could certainly find a lender willing to give you a 40-year loan. Here are the pros and cons of this type of fixed mortgage...

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Sindy Peters
Shazia Essa is purposefully passionate about property

Shazia Essa is purposefully passionate about property[Sindy Peters] Shazia Essa stepped onto the real estate scene about 10 years ago...

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John Loos
FNB Mining Towns House Price Index shows underperformance

FNB Mining Towns House Price Index shows underperformance
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[John Loos] The FNB Mining Towns House Price Indices have in recent times, unsurprisingly, shown an “underperformance” in growth relative to the overall country...

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Adrian Goslett
Purchasing a rented home

Purchasing a rented home
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[Adrian Goslett] You have been looking for the ideal property to purchase for months and finally find it, but there is a catch, there is a tenant who is currently renting the property. What now?

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
Five ways to make your backyard even fancier - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] When we think about decorating our houses, the first thing that usually comes to mind is the interior. While the inside is crucial, we should not overlook the backyard...

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Denis Quayle
Do you know what your property is worth?

Do you know what your property is worth?
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[Denis Quayle] It's a great irony in the property business: having bought a dream home, and invested more in it than in any other asset we own, we don't really know our property's value...

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Sindy Peters
#BrandManagerMonth: Rawson, a brand that likes to do things differently

Debbie Reabow, brand and communications manager at the Rawson Property Group
Debbie Reabow, brand and communications manager at the Rawson Property Group
[Sindy Peters] Founded in 1982 by William ‘Bill' Rawson, the Rawson property brand is a familiar one to many...

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Adrian Goslett
Property value affects rates and taxes

Property value affects rates and taxes
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[Adrian Goslett] Each month homeowners receive a bill for the rates and taxes applicable to their property...

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