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Buyers in Johannesburg and Cape Town can now search for property priced between R400k and R1.8m, and once approved, move into their new home within 6-8 weeks.


SARS has embarked on a new initiative with the National Prosecuting Authority to prosecute non-compliant taxpayers who have failed to submit returns.


The cost of selling a R1.5m home and buying a R2.5m house is in the region of R250k. You need a game plan in place for long-term satisfaction...


Over a 20-year term on a R1m home, buyers who opt for 100% financing lose R50k compared to those putting down a R100k deposit. Should that stop you buying?


Many people are opting for flexible investments to future-proof their finances. One of the popular options is buy-to-let property, here’s why…


Islamic banking offers another way for a business or individual to buy property, which is open to anyone who wishes to apply. Here’s how it works…


The recent increase in the VAT rate has raised questions with regards to levies in body corporates, share block schemes and homeowners’ associations.


The United Kingdom offers SA investors an opportunity to build wealth and enjoy monthly cash returns in sterling, with demand from tenants at an all-time high.


When is VAT chargeable on rentals, what happens if you bought off-plan before 1 April, what can landlords claim back and what about estate agent's commission? Read this...


Instead of splurging on furniture, new homeowners should work on paying off debt, rebuilding savings and paying extra into their bond every month.


If you've decided to buy a stand and build the house of your dreams, there are a few important factors to consider when applying for finance.


The 1% VAT increase set to take effect as of 1 April 2018 raises some burning questions about property sales and agent’s commission. Here’s a guide…


Consumers shouldn't make any upfront payment to credit providers when applying for a loan, and cannot be placed under debt counselling without their consent


The property payment system is highly complex and buyers and sellers must understand the risks. These 11 steps should be verified…


The general rule is to hold property for five to ten years, but what if the suburb declines or your life changes? Here are 7 reasons why investors sell…


SA homeowners will be paying higher taxes of all sorts, but self-employed individuals and employees who often work from home may get something back...


From 1 April 2018, SA’s VAT will go up from 14% to 15%. But what if you bought a home, off-plan or otherwise, that will only transfer after this date?


One of the great advantages of getting home loan prequalification is that it puts you in a strong position to negotiate with sellers. Read this advice...


A good credit score means you can get get a bond for your dream home and a lower interest rate. Here's how to set yourself up for success...


Sometimes home buyers who are eager to finalise the sales process rush into taking out and ceding life insurance without first doing their homework.


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