Articles related to "Auctions"

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Tips for buying repossessed property
Repossessed property can offer good value to buyers on a tight budget but there are pitfalls to be aware of.
Is buying repossessed property worth it?
Buyers can get themselves a good deal by buying property from a bank. Before jumping in, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of buying a bank repo.
Tips for buying and selling at property auctions
Properties sold on auction are not always forced sales. It is therefore important that you do your homework before purchasing.
Buying property from bank sales
Simon Bray tells you how to go about buying property from a bank sale.
How to take the ‘scary’ out of property auctions
With the economy in slow-mode, the number of property auctions is expected to increase – along with the number of prospective buyers looking for “bargain” homes at prices below market value.
2016 auction property market outlook
Market indicators point to a challenging year ahead for the auction property market.
A guide to buying property at auction
It’s a well-known fact that it is possible to purchase quality properties on auction. However, as is the case with most high–involvement purchases, it’s important to fully understand the intricacies of buying via this platform ...
Restriction on nominee clauses in VAT transactions
Is the restriction on nomination clauses caused by S16 of the Transfer Duty Act applicable to VAT transactions? Section 16 of the Transfer Duty Act, 1949 was amended to read as follows: "16. Persons who acquire property on ...
The ghost of auctions past
The latest scandal to hit the property industry is set to shake up the way that people perceive auction sales. The news that one of South Africa’s wealthiest women, Wendy Applebaum, has filed a complaint with the National ...
Bid to buy property
How does the auction process work and what are the guidelines a bidder should follow? Auctions are about fluctuating prices versus the fixed price model of traditional real estate broking. The ...