Every generation has its own idiosyncrasies when it comes to property, and knowing what these are can be an ace in the sleeve for existing owners and investors...
Tony Clarke 11 Feb 2019
Between online service providers, low-cost agencies and traditional real estate agents, sellers are spoilt for choice when it comes to getting a property valuation before they sell...
Tony Clarke 12 Dec 2018
As South Africans reel from the news of a 2.2% GDP decline in the first quarter of 2018, property experts remain optimistic...
Tony Clarke 19 Jun 2018
Since 2001, sectional title properties in South Africa have, on average, consistently outperformed their full title counterparts...
Tony Clarke 29 May 2018
Property experts remain optimistic for a market turnaround...
Tony Clarke 2 May 2018
Big decisions regarding high value assets can be risky during uncertain times, but is the only option to hang tight until our political future is decided?
Tony Clarke 30 Jan 2018
Capetonians are bracing for the onset of Day Zero - the day the City turns off the taps and residents will have to collect their 25-litre water ration at one of 200 public distribution points...
Tony Clarke 26 Jan 2018
Correctly managed, buy-to-let properties can be one of the most attractive investment opportunities out there...
Tony Clarke 7 Sep 2017
Goedkoop is duurkoop. This old Afrikaans saying is especially true in property transactions in which the seller, in an effort to cut his costs, employs a part-time agent.
Tony Clarke 29 Apr 2013
The latest FNB Property Barometer, issued on 19 March, has encouraging news for residential property investors. Its findings tie in with those of the Rawson Property Group, which is now looking at a 36% year-on-year increase in sales turnover.
Tony Clarke 8 Apr 2013
Although it happens only rarely and the practice is not widespread, there are still some home sellers and buyers who, with the help of their agents, agree to "load" the sale price of the home being bought so as to make it possible for the buyer to qualify for a bond that is large enough to cover the deposit and the transfer fees.
Tony Clarke 7 Mar 2013
In the South African property sector, there is a growing interest in buy-to-let property investment right now - and this makes good sense because the advantages of this type of investment far outweigh its disadvantages.
Tony Clarke 6 Mar 2013