PROS & CONS OF BUYING PROPERTY THROUGH A TRUST

02 August 2021
If you’re thinking of buying property through a family trust it may prove helpful to know what this entails. A trust offers you an alternative to purchasing a property in your own name. While pu...
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WHERE ARE WOMEN IN BUSINESS TODAY?

02 August 2021
It has been 65 years since the march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against passes for women took place on 9 August 1956. Today, we still have only one female CEO in the ...
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INTEREST RATES HOLD STEADY IN FACE OF ECONOMIC INSTABILITY

22 July 2021
Following the recent wave of economic instability, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) announced that interest rates will remain stable at 3.5% (repo rate), with the prime lending rate then remaining...
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COLLECTING DONATIONS IN GAUTENG

20 July 2021
In face of the recent protests and looting, We are South Africans, a civil society organization formed in 2007 from its Facebook page, has moved to help the people of South Africa. The #SPIRITOFSOUTHA...
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RE/MAX National Housing Report Q2 2021

13 July 2021
HOUSING MARKET ACTIVITY RETURNS TO NORMAL After a full year of living under lockdown restrictions of varying levels, the property market seems to have reached an equilibrium. This is according to R...
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WHAT HAPPENS DURING THE PROPERTY TRANSFER & REGISTRATION PROCESS

01 July 2021
You've found your dream home but there’s one thing standing between you and the keys – the transfer of property ownership. This process can seem complicated, but it can be relatively s...
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HOW LANDLORDS CAN REDUCE TAX ON RENTAL INCOME

01 July 2021
We all know that owning a rental property is more than just finding the perfect tenant. If you own a rental property portfolio that provides an income, you’d know that it’s much like ownin...
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HOUSE RULES FOR KEEPING PETS IN SOUTH AFRICA

01 July 2021
The number of views a cat video on YouTube racks up helps us realise how much we love our animals. But, as much as we might love them, there are certain laws by which we need to abide if we want to av...
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THE PROS & CONS OF MAKING A CASH OFFER

01 July 2021
If you’re in the fortunate position of having enough liquid capital available to purchase a property without accessing home finance, you’ll find yourself in a position where you will have...
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HOW TO NEGOTIATE A REASONABLE LEVY INCREASE

01 July 2021
At the end of every financial year, Homeowners Associations (HOA) and Body Corporates may choose to discuss and implement an annual levy increase. If you’re feeling as though the proposed escala...
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