Advice

25 posts

Purchase A Home While You’re Still Young

Gone are days where you could buy a home in your 20’s. Recent studies have shown that the home buyers in South Africa are no longer purchasing properties in their younger years, but rather at an older, more stable age. Could this be due to property and economic cycles…or are […]

Advice for First-Time Renters

As a student, job market entrant or young professional looking to rent for the first time, it’s important to keep these things in mind before signing the lease: Remember that a lease agreement is a legally binding contract. On signing, you agree to pay the rental amount on time and […]

5 Reasons to Own your Own Property

Are you an aspirant homeowner? Do you long for the security and stability of owning your own home? Do not let an overly-cautious approach keep you from your dream home; instead, follow in the footsteps of astute investors, who are investing with intention and benefiting from the current economic climate. […]

Protecting your Rental Property Investment in the current market

By Harry Meyburgh Owning a rental property (or rental property portfolio) can be and usually is a very good long term investment to generate not only a monthly income, but also capital appreciation over time.  Like any other investment, there are certain fundamentals that must be in place and you […]

Avoid Panic Selling!

Deciding to sell your home is a big decision, and one that requires careful thought and proper planning. It’s tempting to consider this option amidst a stagnating economy and political uncertainty. Many homeowners feel compelled to make a hasty sale before things get worse; however, this often results in significant […]

Have your Rental Application Ready!

Demand for rental stock is expected to increase in the months surrounding the festive season. This is a popular time to start a new job, relocate or for young professionals to enter the rental market for the first-time; meaning that quality rental property will be highly sought-after. Popular online property […]