While the news of Britain leaving the European Union came as somewhat of a surprise the ramifications for the South African economy and in particular the property market, are not immediately clear according to Dr Andrew Golding. Read more in Statement from Dr Andrew Golding re Brexit
In Property market, more balanced Herschel Jawitz, CEO of Jawitz Properties, believes that the property market in 2016 has started to shift to reflect the state of the economy, the current rising interest rate cycle and the relatively low levels of consumer and business confidence.
Certain property features that you may be used to - or even take for granted - might actually be just what buyers are looking for, so you should make sure that they are included when your home is advertised or listed online. Jan Davel, MD of the RealNet estate agency group, shares more advice with property sellers in Give your home the edge in a crowded market
Julie Ruwers, residential property manager for Trafalgar, warns tenants to not fall prey to scammers impersonating legitimate agents in order to get their hands on the deposit and first month’s rent before disappearing. Read more in Don’t fall prey to rental grifters