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To buy or rent – why the controversial debate is not so clear cut

Jan 16 2017 19:32

Rent or buy? An analyst crunches numbers, looks at the finances and comes to the conclusion that buying is best - for him. But a warning: each case is different!


How to evict a non-paying tenant

Jan 12 2017 18:12

What do you do when your tenant fails to pay the rent and winds up in breach of the lease agreement?


Why buy-to-let properties could become more enticing

Jan 10 2017 14:27

Rental inflation could noticeably be outpacing weak house price inflation, making buy-to-let properties an attractive buying opportunity, says a strategist.


Property experts weigh in on 2017 outlook

Dec 30 2016 17:08

Ahead of the New Year, a number of local property experts give their views on whether global uncertainty will make SA property an attractive investment.


How to avoid a big rental increase

Dec 27 2016 19:05

Rent goes up each year, but this does not mean that tenants have no choice but to accept whatever percentage the landlord decides on.


SA property investors increasingly eyeing international markets

Dec 21 2016 14:56

Given the ongoing uncertainty of the rand, there has been an increasing interest shown by investors in international markets, especially London, says an expert.


What to avoid during the home buying process

Dec 20 2016 17:13

While the majority of buyers will require a deposit when applying for a home loan, this is not the only consideration they will need to take into account.


The rise in popularity of co-working space

Nov 18 2016 12:54

SPONSORED: Going back just ten years ago and no one would have predicted how popular co-working space would be today.


Facts and fiction when selling a home

Nov 08 2016 14:55

A number of home-selling myths have become commonplace in the property market and it is not always easy to discern what information is worth taking note of.


Build or buy?

Oct 31 2016 17:29

For first time home buyers especially, the question of whether it is better to build a new home or buy an existing home is often a daunting one.


Reality check on property valuations

Oct 20 2016 16:44

There is often a serious disconnect between what a property owner thinks their property is worth and how it will be valued by lenders, says an expert.

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