• August 11, 2017
  • One of a rental agent’s major functions is ensuring that your client’s property remains in a reasonable state of rep[...]

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

  • November 23, 2016
  • The average purchase price paid by SA homebuyers has increased 8,6% over the past 12 months to reach R1,08m at the end o[...]

  • November 8, 2016
  • When you buy a property with the intention of letting it out and eventually earning an income from it, the banks will mo[...]

  • 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 [...]

  • September 30, 2016
  • Over the past 12 months, more than half of the applications for home loans (54%) have been made by repeat buyers and tho[...]

  • August 24, 2016
  • The average home purchase price increased by almost 8% in the 12 months to end-July, having risen only 5,8% in the previ[...]

  • July 27, 2016
  • According to the latest statistics released by BetterLife Home Loans, SA’s biggest mortgage originator*, the national [...]

  • May 18, 2016
  • Shaun Rademeyer, CEO of BetterLife Home Loans, SA’s biggest mortgage originator, notes more than half (52%) of the hom[...]

  • April 29, 2016
  • A sharp drop in the number of 100% home loans granted in March compared to January and February indicates that the banks[...]

  • March 14, 2016
  • In the financial year ending in February, the average price of homes on which new bonds were approved rose by 6,3% to ju[...]

  • February 22, 2016
  • In the past year, home prices in the first-time buyer sector have grown only half as fast as they did in the previous 12[...]