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Sep 18 2016 06:54

There is a difference between repairs and maintenance. According to Sayed-Iqbal Mohamed it is generally accepted that maintenance is aimed at keeping the condition of a property as close as possible to the original.


Make sure you price your property correctly

Sep 06 2016 17:48

A detrimental mistake that many sellers make when listing their property on the market is inflating the asking price, cautions an expert.


Is greatest-ever property bull market ending?

Aug 31 2016 17:35

Over the past ten years there seems to have been a greater correlation between listed properties in South Africa and bonds, explains an expert.


PHOTOS: At R15.6bn, world’s most expensive house now on sale

Aug 26 2016 10:54

At a price tag of $1.1bn (R15.62bn), you could have the bragging rights of saying you own Villa les Cèdres - the world’s most expensive house.


Demand for quality accommodation in PE Central

Aug 19 2016 16:56

Port Elizabeth’s historic Central is steadily being regenerated as a vibrant hub of activity, according to property management company Trafalgar.


100% mortgage loans fairly common - economist

Aug 17 2016 12:47

Mortgage loans of 100% - in other words for the full value of the home being purchased - are fairly common these days, according to a property sector strategist..


Be aware of potential price decline of your home

Aug 14 2016 11:10

It is crucial that property purchasers get the buying price right so as not to over-commit, warns John Loos, household and property sector strategist at FNB.


House price inflation slows - index

Aug 01 2016 17:45

The FNB House Price Index showed slightly slower year-on-year growth compared with June, after having shown some mild acceleration in price inflation in prior months.


Snore rooms and mudrooms could pop up in SA

Jul 27 2016 06:00

South African luxury home owners do not have to feel inferior to their British peers when it comes to keeping up with the latest trends it seems.


Commercial property: Buy or lease?

Jul 22 2016 19:24

A number of experts discuss the important question of whether it is better to buy or lease commercial property in the current economic climate.


Ways to help kids onto property ladder

Jul 15 2016 17:01

There are two main ways parents can help their children become property owners at an earlier age, according to Bill Rawson, chair of the Rawson Property Group.


Home buyers have to raise bigger deposits - report

Jul 14 2016 07:00

New home buyers have borrowed less and less relative to their income since 2006, despite cheaper debt, research by Standard Bank shows.

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