Property market ending 2019 on ‘stable footing’

The South African economy has experienced “promising, positive movement” in the second half of 2019 following a slowdown in markets over the past year. The encouraging market sentiment also bodes...

Biggest mistakes sellers make

All indications are that it will remain a buyer’s market for a while longer, yet your new client insist on putting a premium price on their beloved family home. Overpricing is one of the biggest mistak...

Tips for buying and selling property in a slow market

The latest economic and property data points to a prolonged period of slow activity for the remainder of the year. But, while slower, there is still plenty of deals being done

Predictions for SA's residential property market in 2019

Due to the uncertainty pertaining to land reform policies, 2018 has not been a great year for the property market. However, there are those that think the worst is over and that once we have put the election...

Will estate agents survive the digital age?

During the past decade, fundamental shifts in the real estate industry have irrevocably changed the way business is conducted, and ongoing technological advances are on the brink of completely transforming t...

Watch out for these property buying and selling scams

Buying and selling property is a complex process, made all the more daunting by a multitude of potential pitfalls that can compromise a sale, but even more perilous is the proliferation of brazen fraudsters ...

New Home Owners Not Liable For Historical Debt

Cape Town – The Constitutional Court on Tuesday ruled that new home owners are not liable for historical debt taken over from previous owners.

Property owners not liable for old rates, taxes

Johannesburg - Municipalities have recently been claiming rates

Property buyers still determine the price

Sellers must be aware that market-related pricing