• September 11, 2017
  • If you’re about to apply for a home loan, you should build a specific provision for home maintenance into your monthly[...]

  • August 15, 2017
  • Homebuyers who purchase “off plan” – or in advance of their house actually being built – need to know that they [...]

  • January 11, 2017
  • Considering that most homeowners have a loan that is costing them up to 30% of their monthly income in repayments, it is[...]

  • December 21, 2016
  • Gated estates are a popular option for prospective home buyers, offering a secure and open lifestyle. But not all gated [...]

  • As a real estate agent, your job entails more than getting your clients to purchase a property; it also entails a duty o[...]

  • December 20, 2016
  • If you’ve decided to become a homeowner, the first thing you need to do is find out whether you have a good chance of [...]

  • December 14, 2016
  • The average home price paid by first-time buyers has risen by a modest R37 000 in the past 12 months, but the average ho[...]

  • December 6, 2016
  • Everyone knows that in real estate, the agent with the stock is the agent who succeeds in tough times – and yet prospe[...]

  • December 5, 2016
  • Thirteen is an unlucky number for some – but not for those who get a year-end “thirteenth cheque”, and certain[...]

  • November 4, 2016
  • When you hear an objection from the home seller or buyer, it’s easy to feel trapped or to give up hope of being able t[...]

  • October 21, 2016
  • The average price paid by first-time homebuyers rose by 5,8% to R739 000 in the 12 months to end-September as demand in [...]

  • October 9, 2016
  • When the real estate market tightens up due to interest rate increases or other factors, lots of home sellers will start[...]