Going back south

07 September 2011
With a mountainous backdrop that stretches from Devil's Peak to Silvermine it's easy to see why many property investors choose to settle in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, says Graham Gavin...
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Its show time

08 September 2011
Many sellers are often unprepared when it comes to showing their house in the best possible light on show day.  Adrian Goslett, CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, says that being prepared and hav...
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Nothing going on but the rent

12 September 2011
With many economists predicting an interest rate hike in the next six months and possibly another downturn in the economy in the near future, we will see a marked increase in the rental market, says M...
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Putting your cards on the table

13 September 2011
You have done your research and checked your credit rating, gone house hunting and found the home of your dreams - now what? It is time to fill out the paperwork and make an Offer to Purchase.  ...
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Gauteng has the most active distress property market

16 September 2011
Of the approximately 600 distressed properties listed by RE/MAX of Southern Africa to date this year, Gauteng accounts for the most by far, claiming 70% of the distressed properties compared to the We...
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Innovation or migration

19 September 2011
What do you do when your house no longer meets your requirements: do you renovate or pack up and move?   The kitchen and bathrooms were outdated and cupboard space was becoming a problem in John...
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Distressed property sales a reality for many

20 September 2011
While there have been reports of a positive turn in the South African property market, which has been showing signs of a slow and steady recovery over the past year, distressed properties are still a...
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Distressed Properties still a reality

21 September 2011

With the positive turn in the South African economy and the property market showing signs of recovery, it makes sense then that there are fewer distressed properties entering the market, as is b...
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The build or buy debate

22 September 2011
Those looking for a new home often ask: what is the better option, to build a home from scratch or to buy an existing one?  Adrian Goslett, CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, says there is no righ...
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Mind the rents and rands will take care of themselves

23 September 2011
Current market conditions and the banks' strict lending criteria have created a strong demand in the rental market in Fourways, says Dieter Harck, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX One Hundred which operates...
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