Rawson Property Group Managing Director, Tony Clarke, believes that it’s a myth that you need to be rich and have a mountain of cash in hand before you can become a buy-to-let property investor. In You don’t have to be Midas to invest in rental property he shares some advice with us on how to become a property investor.
In Maintaining a new home Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, says that a part from the financial commitment that comes with owning a home, there are also some other necessary home maintenance responsibilities that need to be addressed on a regular basis. He provides new homeowners with some areas in the home that will need to be checked and maintained regularly.
Cape Town estate agent Andre de Villiers said he was shocked to hear of a sale recently, where elderly sellers had accepted a "rather modest offer" directly from a private buyer, a property developer, where it can only be concluded that the seller was probably unaware of the property's valuable GR4 zoning. Read more in Know your zoning (or lose your boodle…)
New sectional titles act rules are likely to be announced towards the end of the year with implementation early in 2017. While the rules for the new sectional titles act have not yet been announced it seems that running a body corporate it going to be more complicated and probably therefore more costly. Read more in New sectional titles act will make management far more complicated