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Property Advice Articles in South Africa


 

Buying property to let is one of the best ways to protect your money, giving you inflation-linked income and inflation-beating capital growth.


If you’re thinking of renovating your home or buying a ‘fixer-upper’ property in 2016, be wary of overcapitalising. Read this advice...


Many young people starting out their careers will be faced with the choice of buying their first car or their first property. Consider this…


Nobody likes handing over hard-earned money to the tax man, but property transfers are used by SARS as an opportunity to ensure compliance.


Property is a great way for ordinary, salary-earning people to build wealth, and you don’t need to be a millionaire to start investing. Here’s how…


There are 10 common financial fallacies that keep ordinary salary-earning South Africans from building real wealth. Don’t let them hold you back…


Sellers and buyers have financial obligations when it comes to a property sale and preparation is key to avoiding nasty surprises on either side…


In South Africa, many graduates are facing years of debt repayment before they can even consider buying a home, which in turn affects the property market.


By investing your bonus in your home you can save thousands on interest, or even increase the value of your property. Here’s how…


Rising living costs have reduced most South Africans’ disposable income, but with interest rates close to 2013 lows, it's not a bad time to apply...


Missing a home loan repayment will up your balance and interest due and attract legal fees. All this will add up and cost more in the long run...


Homeownership is a financially sound investment, but renting a property is a wise decision when you cannot afford to own a home or need flexibility.


Home buyers who consult an independent bond originator have a 20% to 30% better chance of getting a home loan compared to going the DIY route.


Income from a rental property is taxable, but certain expenses can be deducted and investors can also benefit from other tax incentives. Get tips…


The monthly rental income from a buy-to-let property keeps pace with inflation, while the asset appreciates in value. Use this to build wealth…


The South Gauteng High Court recently ruled in favour of a body corporate to cut off and limit electricity and water to an owner not paying levies.


Citizenship by investment opportunities have become highly sought after by Africa’s elite, with the USA and UK being popular investment choices.


Buying a home in your personal capacity means you'll benefit from the R2m capital gains tax exemption, but a trust is better for second properties...


Every section within a sectional title scheme has a PQ allocated to it, which can be used to calculate the levies and special levies payable.


Getting an end-of-year bonus? On a home loan of R500k, a once-off payment of R10k can reduce the repayment period by one year and save you R50k...


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