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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

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

3 PRACTICAL WAYS TO GIVE BACK THIS WINTER

An icy wind blows through the tattered hole in your jacket which happens to be the only thing separating you from the cold of the harsh South African Winter. Sadly, this is the reality an alarming amount of our population is going to have to face thi... Read more

Q4 2017 HOUSING REPORT

In the last quarter of 2017, 36 943 bonds were registered at the Deeds Office, totalling an amount of R38 819 406. Data from all the major banks reveal that the average bond amount granted during this period was around R1.051 million, which is down f... Read more

INTEREST RATES UNCHANGED AT FIRST MPC MEETING OF 2018

No surprises at the first Monetary Policy Committee of 2018, as Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, announced that the interest rates would stay at their current levels. The prime lending rate will remain at 10.25%, while the repo rate stays put... Read more

SPREADING SOME FESTIVE CHEER

The start of December marks the beginning of the annual RE/MAX Foundation National Toy and Book collection, an initiative aimed at bringing joy to the less fortunate this festive season. Starting from 1 December 2017, the campaign will run until the ... Read more

NO CHANGE IN INTEREST RATES

Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, said that the Monetary Policy Committee had once again decided to let the interest rates remain unchanged with the repo rate at 6.75%, and the prime lending rate at 10.25%. An expected decision with the rand w... Read more

Q3 2017 HOUSING REPORT

Over the last three months, 36 740 bonds were registered at the Deeds Office, totalling an amount of R38 844 981. Data from all the major banking institutions reveal that the average bond amount granted during this period was around R1.11 million, sl... Read more

ELEMENTS TO LOOK FOR IN ANY NEIGHBOURHOOD

Packing up and relocating to another city, or for that matter, another country, is a major undertaking, so it is imperative to do the necessary research and weigh up all the options before making the final decision. Whether it is as big a decision as... Read more