Property

May 23, 2022

5 Questions to get your homeowner relationship right

Despite the recent interest rate increase, South Africa is still currently in what is deemed a “buyer’s market”, where first-time homebuyers are enjoying the opportunity of […]
May 23, 2022

Preparing your budget for your dream home

Purchasing a new home is undoubtedly an exciting decision, but it is also an extremely emotional one. A home is where family traditions are brought to […]
April 28, 2022

Selling a property with defects: What you need to know

 A month later, there were heavy rainfalls and the roof leaks. Is the Seller liable to repair the roof or the Purchaser, as the new owner? […]
March 29, 2022

Are estate agents ready for the change to come?

Property Practitioners who now need to hold a Fidelity Fund Certificate, unless excluded, to practice in terms of the Property Practitioners Act, 22 of 2019, may […]
February 24, 2022

Neighbourly disputes over building plans

Disputes between neighbours tend to ensue where an owner decides to build on or renovate their property and the neighbouring owner believes that such building works will have a detrimental […]
January 12, 2022

Buying or selling a home? Know the process

The transfer process is synonymous with building a house. The foundation must be laid and certain parts are built simultaneously in order for the process to […]
November 10, 2021

The ups and downs of property co-ownership

Property ownership is no small feat. It is one of the most reliable forms of investment and one of the biggest items that most people have […]
September 7, 2021

The current state of the rental market

While restaurants, shopping malls and beaches may look somewhat similar to what they did before the pandemic, nevermind lockdown regulations and social distancing protocols, the real estate rental market has not recovered […]
August 17, 2021

Considering the rise of sectional title ownership

Sectional titles have become a staple in the real estate industry over the past decades. And with all the benefits that come with it, it makes sense. Heightened security, lower insurance […]
July 13, 2021

Know how to make the most out of home insurance

Home insurance is there to protect one of the most important assets you own. And when done properly, it will allow you to insure both the structure of your home and the […]
June 22, 2021

The low-down on property auctions

Buying and selling properties through auction has always been a staple of the real estate market. And to this day, it remains one of the best […]
April 19, 2021

Living in a mixed-use building: What to look out for

Even before the pandemic changed the way we see our home and work environments, with many finding for the first time that these two could be the same […]
February 8, 2021

The importance of property practitioners in the times to come

Many industries are piecing things back together again this year, as they try to recover from the effects of the pandemic or recreate themselves to remain relevant […]
November 10, 2020

Buying and selling: avoid the potential nightmare

Buying a new home is always an adventure – but what if you’re still trying to bring a previous adventure to a close? Facilitating the transition of homeownership comes with an array […]
October 12, 2020

Get the keys to your new home sooner

Buying a house is a big decision, one in which the buyer will have invested numerous hours of research, planning and careful consideration. It makes sense then that a buyer would want […]
August 13, 2020

Exploring a Potential Property

Purchasing a home is one of the biggest decisions most people will make in their lives. It makes sense then that this endeavour should be approached […]
August 13, 2020

Is it still a buyers’ market out there?

The property market for 2020 initially proved to be a buyers’ market. Though with the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown’s effects on […]
April 24, 2020

The real estate comeback

At the end of the national lockdown, many South Africans will have gotten to know their properties better than the architects who designed them. For some, […]
February 26, 2020

The architecture of a braai

Every HOA has applicable building guidelines which are stipulated in a Constitution or Memorandum of Incorporation (“MOI”) which every homeowner should be made aware of, read […]
February 26, 2020

Rental considerations for landlords

Investing in a property can be one of the best decisions you make. It is also one of the investments you need to consider most carefully […]
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