AVOIDING BUYER’S FATIGUE IN A BUYER’S MARKET

30 September 2019
Finding the perfect property is tricky in any market, but even more so when the supply of properties outweighs the demand, allowing you the right to be pickier than usual. This causes a sort of buyer&...
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STAY IN THE RENTAL MARKET OR BUY?

30 September 2019
Whether a consumer continues to stay in the rental market or decides rather to purchase a home, there are advantages and disadvantages to both options. Renting offers the tenant a certain amount of fl...
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3 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE HOUSING MARKET RIGHT NOW

27 September 2019
Many concerns have been raised following a period of slowed house price appreciation across the country. While some of these concerns are valid, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa,...
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AVOID BECOMING THE VICTIM OF A CYBER ATTACK

27 September 2019
Over the last few months, the real estate industry has been the target of several attempts at cybercrime, including phishing attacks and email spoofing. Because real estate professionals deal with the...
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FOURWAYS MALL EFFECT ON THE RESIDENTIAL MARKET

27 September 2019
The largest shopping centre in South Africa has recently opened its doors. Fourways Mall boasts a total of 450 shops and covers an astounding 178,000m². This new development is set to be a huge d...
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A MISSED OPPORTUNITY FOR FURTHER ECONOMIC GROWTH: INTEREST RATES UNCHANGED

19 September 2019
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) took a cautious decision by announcing today that interest rates will remain unchanged until their next meeting in November. The prime lending rate therefore remain...
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WILL DOWNSIZING RELIEVE THE FINANCIAL PRESSURE?

02 September 2019
When it comes to financial stress, downsizing sometimes makes the most sense to keep up with the rising costs of living. As tough as it might be, you stand a much better chance of recouping your losse...
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3 CONSIDERATIONS FOR PURCHASING A RETIREMENT HOME

02 September 2019
For those who are reaching their golden years and are looking to purchase a retirement home, there are several aspects to consider, including the financing of the property, the type of property they w...
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GIVING YOUR APARTMENT A UNIQUE SELLING EDGE

02 September 2019
Across the region, we are seeing an uptake in sectional title sales. With more and more sectional title developments emerging all around the country – particularly in the major metropoles &ndash...
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HOW TO CARE FOR HERITAGE PROPERTIES

02 September 2019
Your home might be old, but does that automatically make it a heritage property? Well, according to the National Heritage Resources Act of 1999, if your home has been around for more than 60 years, te...
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