Before buying a home, it is better to first know what your price range is and whether you can actually afford the property. Here are a few tips...
02 Dec 2013
Security, quality schools, affordability and smart features are some of the elements that home buyers look for when buying property.
29 Nov 2013
When home buyers look to settle in a new area they consider several key elements, the first being safety.
27 Nov 2013
Thinking of buying an old house? Here are things to look out for when buying property that has stood for 30 years or more.
26 Nov 2013
One of the biggest challenges that most buyers face is sifting through the vast volumes and wide variety of properties that are available to them.
22 Nov 2013
Finding the right property in your price range requires homework and would-be buyers need to do in-depth research on locations and apartment blocks.
20 Nov 2013
Buying a holiday home is a big expense and commitment and the kinds of things you should consider are different to your first home. Read this...
15 Nov 2013
Buying a new home is a big decision and home buyers need to consider all the important details before signing on the dotted line. Get tips...
13 Nov 2013
There are several hidden and not-so-hidden costs associated with buying property, which you should plan for in advance of transfer.
12 Nov 2013
By signing a disclosure document, buyers sign away their rights to claim for latent damages, effectively making the defects their problem.
08 Nov 2013
Buying property is one of the biggest financial commitments you'll make, and being a first-time buyer can be daunting if you are not informed.
04 Nov 2013
It’s important to note that from the date of transfer, the buyer becomes responsible for the ‘risk’ in the property, no matter who is in occupation.
28 Oct 2013
When buying property, transfer duty is payable on the property but if it is registered in the name of a company it will be subject to VAT.
23 Oct 2013
The joy of owning your own home can sometimes be overshadowed by the concerns that come with acquiring the associated debt. Read this advice...
22 Oct 2013
The Sectional Title Act allows the body corporate to sue developers on account of unacceptable quality, if faults appear in the the first 3 years.
15 Oct 2013
While the appreciation potential of a property is important, more South Africans are now making buying decisions based on school zoning rules.
07 Oct 2013
South African residential property investors are cautioned to proceed with care when starting to invest in commercial property. Find out how...
03 Oct 2013
When you buy a new home, you’re also taking ownership of your place on a street and in a community. Here are 10 practical and social things to do...
03 Oct 2013
Most houses in SA are sold by 'one-off' sellers who are not governed by the CPA and continue to sell voetstoots, giving buyers little protection.
27 Sep 2013
A multiple offer situation can be stressful for buyers, who need to remember that it is not always the first or the highest offer that is accepted.
27 Sep 2013