IOLProperty - South African Property For Sale
Monday Mar 02, 2015

Estate agents fear transfer duty rise may slow market

It was good and bad news for the property sector in Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's Budget speech this week.

[Read More]

Friday Feb 27, 2015

Estate agents and commission claim disputes

"People generally wouldn't try to get out of paying a garage bill or a doctor's bill, but why then do sellers feel they can try and get out of paying commission to their estate agent?" asks Lanice Steward of Knight Frank Residential SA.

[Read More]

Transfer duty threshold increased to R750 000

Yesterday's new budget included a surprise increase in the new threshold below which the transfer duty is not payable up to R750 000.

[Read More]

Wednesday Feb 25, 2015

Ownership of land: 'We'll act lawfully'

The government has moved to allay fears on foreign land ownership and won't do anything "foolish" when applying the new legislation.

[Read More]

Monday Feb 23, 2015

Stocks shrink as more people stay put

There are serious stock shortages in the South African property market says Lanice Steward of Knight Frank Residential SA.

[Read More]

Friday Feb 20, 2015

Estate agents want clarity on land plan

Estate agents have called on the government to clarify the issue of foreign land ownership which has led to confusion in property circles.

[Read More]

Crime knocks property prices

A crime wave through your suburb could knock off more than 5 percent of the value of your home, a new study has revealed.

[Read More]

Illegal property occupiers lose case

Society would not accept that economically deprived people could simply help themselves to the assets of others, a Durban High Court judge said, ruling against a group of "home invaders" seeking an order stopping their eviction from a new housing development in Newlands.

[Read More]

Thursday Feb 19, 2015

Accurate property valuation 'indication of an agent's skill'

"There is no aspect of an estate agent's work which so clearly reveals the difference between the amateur and the professional estate agent so clearly as the market pricing evaluation process," says Tony Clarke of the Rawson Property Group.

[Read More]

How much does an agent need to know of buyer's finances?

"Telling someone how much you earn, or for that matter, how much you owe to your creditors, is something that most would like to keep private and close to their chest," says Adrian Goslett of RE/MAX.

[Read More]



Property Searches:

RSS Feeds

Browse Property For Sale

© Independent Online Property Joint Venture (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.
Reliance on any information this site contains is at your own risk. Please read our Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy.