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by Private Property | Reporter 24 Jul 2014
Investing in property? Here’s stuff you need to know first!   Decide on a niche In order to make an informed purchasing decision, you need to... Read More
by Private Property | Lea Jacobs 24 Jul 2014
The news that the City of Johannesburg has uncovered massive fraud in its billing department will surely be welcomed by those who have been... Read More
by Private Property | Jacqueline Gray 24 Jul 2014
Centurion East is fast gaining favour with young families. That’s the news from Gail Stassen of Just Letting / Just Residential, which services the... Read More
by Private Property | Martin Hatchuel 24 Jul 2014
Knysna. The very word makes you think of paradise (and, in fact, the appropriately-named suburb of Paradise remains one of the most prestigious... Read More
by Private Property | Jacqueline Gray 24 Jul 2014
Akin to a home or a car, a good education doesn’t come cheap. While many South Africans strive to save for a home or new pair of wheels, saving for... Read More
by Private Property | Anna-Marie Smith 24 Jul 2014
Last week’s hike of the prime interest rate to 9.5% coincides with predictions of an upward curve into 2015. This, along with related “upside... Read More
by Private Property | Lea Jacobs 17 Jul 2014
The thought of being evicted from your home for not paying rent is extremely terrifying and most tenants will move heaven and Earth to ensure that... Read More
by Private Property | Lea Jacobs 17 Jul 2014
A Facebook group discussion recently highlighted the dangers of allowing strangers into your home. The closed group, which encourages estate agents... Read More
by Private Property | Jacqueline Gray 17 Jul 2014
Times are tough and many have turned to entrepreneurial ventures to make ends meet. “House flipping” – whereby a fixer-upper property is sold... Read More
by Private Property | Jacqueline Gray 17 Jul 2014
The face of the real estate industry has changed dramatically over the past few years. Prior to 2008, the industry was bedevilled by rumours of... Read More
by Private Property | Anna-Marie Smith 17 Jul 2014
Little more can be said about the delight of travelling forward but straight while en route to any number of spectacular destinations around the... Read More
by Private Property | The Roosting Venus 17 Jul 2014
It’s not such fun being the underdog. I experienced it just the other day when I broke down on the side of the freeway. Suddenly the size and make... Read More
by Private Property | Anna-Marie Smith 11 Jul 2014
There’s very little to beat a sunny winter in a naturally warm home; and it’s even better when the same home delivers cool summer... Read More
by Private Property | Jacqueline Gray 11 Jul 2014
The only certainty in life is change. As we progress through life, our needs and goals evolve and with them, our property requirements. Like most... Read More
by Private Property | Lea Jacobs 10 Jul 2014
An interesting debate took place on Facebook recently: an estate agent posted that he was not willing to deal with a seller who wouldn’t listen to... Read More
by Private Property | Lea Jacobs 10 Jul 2014
It was fairly common in the ‘bad old days’ for those applying for a bond to approach the institution where they banked. Broadly speaking, if the... Read More
by Private Property | Jacqueline Gray 10 Jul 2014
According to FNB’s latest property barometer, the “solid performance” of the housing market is continuing with the average price of homes... Read More
by Private Property | Reporter 10 Jul 2014
Before you can look at buying a home, you need to know the maximum price you can pay. Here are five easy steps to help you calculate... Read More
by Private Property | The Roosting Venus 10 Jul 2014
All good things come to an end. So fortunately do all bad things. And we were rather excited that galpal’s relationship with Lord Awful,... Read More
by Private Property | Lea Jacobs 3 Jul 2014
Statements made by two government officials namely Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti, and Minister of Human Settlements... Read More
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