BUY A STARTER HOME OR WAIT FOR YOUR FOREVER HOME?

28 November 2019
A starter home is a property that will suit your needs for approximately the next five years or until your circumstances change, whereas a forever home is a property that you can see yourself living i...
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WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR RENTAL DEPOSIT?

28 November 2019
Most landlords request a deposit from their tenants before they move into the property. According to Section 5 of the Rental Housing Act, No. 50 of 1999, a landlord is legally entitled to request a de...
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HOW AGENTS DETERMINE AN ASKING PRICE

28 November 2019
While it is possible for homeowners to research certain information online, it is very difficult to accurately value your property without having the specific area knowledge, real estate experience an...
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3 TIPS FOR CREATING A WATERWISE GARDEN

28 November 2019
Saving water is crucial for the preservation of our environment – particularly within the South African context. According to a report released at the end of 2018 by the Intergovernmental Panel...
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HOME PREPARATIONS FOR PET-PHOBIC VISITORS

28 November 2019
Your mother-in-law glares at you from the opposite end of the table, her white Christmas dress now muddied with paw-print polka dots left by an overly excited greeting from her four-legged grandchild....
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4 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS FOR THE HOLIDAYING HOMEOWNER

28 November 2019
Before you pack your bags and print your boarding passes, there are a few things you need to get in order at home to ensure uninterrupted holiday bliss. Below are the four safety precautions you ca...
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BUDGET-FRIENDLY WAYS TO KEEP YOUR HOME COOL THIS SUMMER

28 November 2019
Condensation drips from your water glass as the sun streams through your living room. The dodgy ceiling fan whirrs wildly above your head, but you’d sooner risk decapitation than endure another...
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WHERE TO BUY A HOLIDAY HOME IN SA

28 November 2019
Purchasing a holiday home is not an inexpensive exercise. To get the most out of your investment, you’re going to want to visit the home frequently. The key to purchasing a holiday home is to fi...
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WHY PROPERTY TRANSFERS TAKE LONGER OVER DECEMBER

28 November 2019
If you have purchased property near the end of the year, you might have a slightly longer wait ahead before the property will be transferred into your name. As with most other businesses, the vario...
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3 NEW HOLIDAY TRADITIONS FOR YOUR NEW HOME

28 November 2019
Whether it’s setting up the tree as a family on the 1st, baking Christmas cookies with Grandma on the 24th, or gathering for a meal on the 25th, most households have their own set of December tr...
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