Atteridgeville acts on illegal RDP home occupants
Hand over RDP houses to their legitimate owners or face the might of the community - that is the warning from residents of Atteridgeville Extension 7 to those who are living in RDP houses belonging to other people.[Read More]
Posted at 05:32AM May 04, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
'Welcome to the R100 000-a-month club'
In prestigious suburbs such as Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay, Fresnaye and the V&A Waterfront on the Atlantic seaboard, and southern suburbs such as Bishopscourt, Constantia and Kenilworth, long-term residential rentals - for 12 months and longer - of R60 000, R70 000, R80 000 and upwards a month are fairly common, and increasingly so, says Dexter Leite, rentals manager for Pam Golding Properties in the Western Cape metro.[Read More]
Posted at 06:44AM Apr 29, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
Should you let short-term or long-term?
Short-term rental demand is no longer only common in popular holiday and tourism destinations, but also increasing rapidly in business districts, student zones and the areas around airports and conference centres.[Read More]
Posted at 05:16AM Apr 24, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
Joburg introduces 'load-limiting'
The message to Joburg residents is clear: If you don't want to face load shedding or exorbitant electricity costs, you will have to change your usage habits drastically.[Read More]
Posted at 08:54AM Apr 15, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
How to save cash on your rental property by keeping records
Everyone knows there's more to owning a rental property than finding a tenant and collecting the rent - but the one thing that most landlords forget to do is keep records for income tax purposes.[Read More]
Posted at 04:44AM Apr 14, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
Tough going at top of residential property market
When examining the FNB Estate Agent Survey by income segment for past four quarters until and including the first quarter of the year, a noticeable weak spot appears to be the high net worth segment.[Read More]
Posted at 08:21AM Apr 13, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
Fake 'letting-agents' scamming would-be tenants
Imagine arriving at the home you will be renting, a truck laden with all your possessions in tow, ready to move in, only to find that someone else is moving into the property.[Read More]
Posted at 08:00AM Apr 13, 2015 by Editor in Residential |
Pensioners unite against electricity con-man
Another eManzimtoti pensioner claims to have been scammed by smooth-talking conmen offering to reduce electricity tariffs for the elderly, then siphoning money off their credit card accounts.[Read More]
Posted at 07:05AM Apr 13, 2015 by Editor in Residential |