Landlords concerned as rates, taxes spike
Landlords are becoming increasingly concerned about the growth in the cost of rates and taxes, which have spiked at two-and-a-half times the inflation rate, results of the latest research conducted for the SA Property Owners' Association (Sapoa) show.[Read More]
Posted at 08:05AM Nov 25, 2014 by Editor in Market |
Durban's iconic beacon stands the test of time
It's hard to find a building more instantly recognisable in KwaZulu-Natal than the uMhlanga Rocks lighthouse.[Read More]
Posted at 07:30AM Nov 24, 2014 by Editor in Market |
Big Brother house 'not a headache' for neighbours
Allegations of raised noise levels, no parking on the streets and unsavoury characters hanging around the neighbourhood as a result of the Big Brother Africa house have been denied.[Read More]
Posted at 09:37AM Nov 14, 2014 by Editor in Market |
Sectional title schemes 'require active involvement'
A sectional title's financial situation can deteriorate in a short space of time if there is a shortfall in levy collections each month or there is a problem with the financial management.[Read More]
Posted at 04:18AM Nov 14, 2014 by Editor in Market |
'Don't wait with your compliance certificates'
Many property sellers leave the application of their compliance certificates till the eleventh hour. This often causes delays in the transfer of property, especially if expensive remedial work is required. In some cases it has even resulted in the buyer walking away from the deal.[Read More]
Posted at 04:03AM Nov 14, 2014 by Editor in Market |
'Overpricing will make you a loser'
"Overpricing a property, ostensibly to "make the seller happy" - but actually also to help secure a sole mandate to market the property - is an all too common and unprofessional practice in the real estate industry."[Read More]
Posted at 09:25AM Nov 13, 2014 by Editor in Market |