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Selling? Here’s why you should always insist on a deposit
We asked a couple of property experts why deposits are so important and what the implications could be if a buyer doesn't put his money where his mouth is.
Landlords can be held responsible for the actions of their tenants
A recent report in the Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes (STBB) newsletter highlights the importance of keeping tabs on what is happening on your property if a tenant is in place.
The growing demand for property in the Winelands
While the property market in the Cape Winelands remains strong and in demand, the region’s escalating entry-level prices are making it increasingly difficult for first-time buyers to purchase a home
Ask a lawyer: Buying a home from a deceased estate
What are the ins-and-outs of buying a property from a deceased estate? We asked Tamaryn Nowitz, an attorney from Alan Levy Attorneys to give us some pointers.
What makes a good property investment
Choosing the right location when it comes to buying a property is a complex decision and one that is almost entirely driven by your own needs, especially if it is your residence.
Patent and latent defects explained
If you’re buying or selling property, it’s important to know about your rights regarding patent and latent defects.
Beware the occupational rent trap
Occupational rent is an aspect that often gets overlooked in a sales agreement. Setting the rental too high or too low can have disastrous consequences for buyers or sellers.
Budgeting tips for sectional title schemes
Trustees of sectional title schemes should consider these useful tips when structuring the scheme’s annual budget for the year ahead.
Why Sell or Buy a Home With a Warranty?
A home is for most people the largest purchase they will make. And yet homes are bought without warranties. Not anymore!
Your security could be sending the wrong message to buyers
Those who install thousands of rand’s worth of security features before putting their home up for sale may be putting some buyers off.