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ADVICE - BUYING

HOW THE STATE OF THE ECONOMY AFFECTS SELLERS

Not all of us have a degree in economics. Understanding how external forces within the greater economy impact the price of property can be confusing. But, if you are in the market, then you do need to grasp its ebbs and flows or face the risk of bein... Read more

HOW TO CHOOSE LIFE COVER FOR YOUR BOND

Applying for a home loan is an exciting time in any person’s life. Preoccupied with your new beginnings, the last thing that comes to mind is what will happen in the event of your untimely death. But, while you might not be thinking about it, t... Read more

PROPERTY ADVICE FOR NEWLYWEDS

The notion that newly-wed couples will move from their childhood home into their first home together is as outdated as dial-up-internet. According to the 2015 Stats SA report, the average marriage age for men is 34-years-old and 30-years-old for wome... Read more

WHY IT’S A GOOD IDEA TO BUY IN HOUT BAY

While there has been a general cooling down in prices in the Cape Town market, there are still certain pockets that continue to do well despite the current economic climate. The suburb of Hout Bay is one of them. The suburb continues to grow in te... Read more

AVOID BUYER’S REGRET IN 5 QUESTIONS

Finding a seemingly perfect property can be an incredibly exciting experience, so much so that it can often lead you into forgetting to ask some of the most important questions before you sign along the dotted line. But, before you allow excitement t... Read more

6 STEPS TO SAVING FOR A DEPOSIT IN 5 YEARS

According to data recently released by FNB, the average age of a South African home buyer has increased from 38 to 44 this year. That’s largely because, if you take a realistic look at the property market, you will discover that you will need a... Read more

NEIGHBOURHOOD REPORT: ROSEBANK, JHB

The suburb where you want to work, play and sleep in, Rosebank is becoming one of the most sought after areas in Johannesburg. The area has recently become one of the top business nodes in the country, rivalling Sandton for cranes and new development... Read more

TIPS FOR LONG DISTANCE HOME SEARCHES

Moving down the road can be a daunting task, nevermind across the country. Whether for family reasons or an employment opportunity, it is not uncommon for people to find themselves in a situation where they may have to relocate to another city or tow... Read more

INVESTING IN A HOLIDAY HOME

A holiday home investment provides an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life to enjoy the lifestyle benefits these types of properties offer. With the wide variety of leisure destinations throughout the country, buyers are spoilt for choice w... Read more