Residential Rental Obligations in the time of the Coronavirus

Residential landlords and tenants may be unsure as to their rights and responsibilities during the national lockdown and the period that follows thereafter. Whilst in a number of limited cases, commercial tenants may be entitled to a partial or complete rental remission during the lockdown, this is almost never the […]

How to Protect Your Loved ones from COVID19 in your home #AskEtchells

COVID 19 has caused panic, uncertainty and in some cases anxiety among South Africans and the Globe over. We want to contribute in helping ease these feelings by giving advice on sanitizing your home and taking necessary precautions over the next 21 days.   The main idea is to be […]

Get Your Home Pet Ready

In May 2013, the American Heart Association (AHA) released a scientific statement associating pet ownership with reduced heart disease risk factors and greater longevity. That means, having a pet at home adds to your healthy & Happy lifestyle. Pets increase opportunities to exercise, get outside, socialize, regular walking or playing […]

A Guide to Acquiring Your First Investment Property

If you are reading this then that means you are thinking of or have decided to invest in property. Property is a great investment; it is however good to know what you are signing up for when you buy to let.   Why NOW is a Good Time to Buy […]

2019 Property Market Review and the Outlook for 2020

2019 can only be described as a very difficult and unpredictable year in the residential property market, resulting mainly from the sluggish economy in South Africa. The job losses in the economy and poor investor sentiment added to the woes in the property sector. Eskom’s troubles and the resumption of […]