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Category: Properties

Deciding on selling or renting your home

Most of the time you will have a clear idea of when you will be moving homes and have time to plan and make decisions accordingly. However, there are times when life...

2018 a buyer’s market for property industry

The property market has shifted notably over the last 18 months as the fall-out from the weak political and economic climate, poor growth and credit downgrades continue....

Secure your property before leaving on holiday

There is little that compares to the excitement of your annual summer holiday. It is a time to finally get away from the stresses of city life and let your hair down....

Sectional title versus freehold ownership

Several reasons have contributed to the growing popularity of sectional title homes in South Africa over the last decade. This according to Adrian Goslett, Regional...

Property 2018 a buyer’s market

The property market has shifted notably over the last 18 months as the fall-out from the weak political and economic climate, poor growth and credit downgrades continue....

Overcoming home-buying obstacles

Submitted an offer and having it accepted by the seller is exciting, but it is certainly not the end of the property sales process – there are a few more obstacles...

The importance of making your house sellable

If your home has just been listed chances are good that there are already many other homes in the same price range competing with it. As a seller it is very important to...

Increase your chances of securing rental property

As the demand for rental properties continues to outstrip the current inventory available, it has become increasingly more difficult for tenants to find the right...

Mini budget calls for caution in property market

Following Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba’s maiden mini budget presentation to Parliament recently, Chairman of Seeff property Group, Samuel Seeff has advised that the...

Rates decision disappointing for economy and property

Last week’s decision by the South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago to retain the repo rate at 6,75% (home loan base rate at 10,25%) is very disappointing...