'How to sell your property in a slow market'
Even in a hot sellers' market, agents say, about 20 percent of the homes they list don't sell right away - and in a cooler market there are usually quite a number that they don't expect to sell even within a few months.[Read More]
Posted at 10:14AM Jun 27, 2016 by Editor in Market |
Tougher economic conditions see property slowdown
Property statistics for May from mortgage originator, ooba, reveal a marked slowdown in house price growth, with the year- on- year change in the average purchase price showing negative nominal growth.[Read More]
Posted at 09:30AM Jun 27, 2016 by Editor in Market |
How marriage affects your property rights
The contractual side of tying the knot may not be particularly romantic, but it can have far-reaching effects on your future, and should definitely be a part of your discussions before you say "I do".[Read More]
Posted at 09:10AM Jun 17, 2016 by Editor in Market |
'If buying because of the view, check zoning of surrounding properties'
Buyers should be aware of what might happen to buildings around them before they sign an offer to purchase, particularly if they are buying a property because of its views or lack of higher storey buildings surrounding it, says Shan Hulbert, sales manager at Knight Frank Residential SA.[Read More]
Posted at 09:07AM May 31, 2016 by Editor in Market |
Gentrification 'threat' to District Six
Working class residents in District Six's Springfield Terrace flats feel threatened, claiming estate agents are "shopping for properties" and pushing for the sale of their homes which will result in a wave of gentrification on central Cape Town's doorstep.[Read More]
Posted at 08:30AM May 30, 2016 by Editor in Market |