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ADVICE - BUYING

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR PROPERTY PURCHASE

While all property purchases have their merits, they are not all equal. For a buyer to make the most out of their property purchase, they need to make the right buying decisions from the start to ensure they give themselves the best possible opportun... Read more

MOVING HOMES – PAY ATTENTION TO THE DETAILS

Although packing and unpacking boxes is a major element to moving homes, it is certainly not the only factor that needs to be considered when changing your address. When it comes to moving homes, there are also a few legal matters that will requir... Read more

PAINT AND PREPARE BEFORE YOU MOVE IN

Every first-time homebuyer wants to add their personal touch to their property and turn their new house into a home. A great way to do this at a reasonably low cost is by giving the property a fresh coat of paint. A new coat of paint will give the ho... Read more

PLAN FOR OWNERSHIP SUCCESS

Achieving your homeownership goals If you want to buy a home during 2017, you will need to take your financial position into account and make adjustments where necessary to achieve your goal. Most people are reliant on banks to purchase a home,... Read more

PROPERTY – ASSET OR EXPENSE?

Is property an asset or expense? At first glance, the question seems to be simple to answer, of course, property is an asset. However, there is more to it than initially meets the eye. When looking at a primary residence, whether the home is an as... Read more

PROPERTY BUYING GOLDEN PRINCIPLES

The simple truth is that not all property purchases are equal. While one property investment could become the cornerstone to wealth creation, another could lead to financial ruin. What is the difference between the two? To ensure success and make ... Read more

PROPERTY VALUE AFFECTS RATES AND TAXES

Each month homeowners receive a bill for the rates and taxes applicable to their property, but what are these municipal rates used for and how is the amount worked out? Municipal property rates are financial liabilities that owners of immovable pr... Read more

PURCHASING A RENTED HOME

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? Simply put, because the lease agreement is legally binding and was in... Read more

PURCHASING A RETIREMENT HOME?

For a homeowner who has reached retirement age and is looking to purchase a retirement home, there are several aspects to consider. Not only do they have to consider the location of the property they want to buy, but also the type of property they wa... Read more