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Ratepayers at war with BCM over ‘illegal’ charging R450m

Ratepayers at war with BCM over ‘illegal’ charging R450m Category News Buffalo City Metro has been accused by commercial property owners of clawing an additional R450m in rates – money which it is not entitled to take, according to the ratepayers. Graham Hardy, chair of the Buffalo City Property Owners Forum (BCPOF) said their claim was […]

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Livestock Farm for Sale – R14,000,000 | 1,766HA

LIFESTOCK FARM FOR SALE 5 Title Deeds make up this property. This is a large commercial farm with a good grazing system of camps, with water in each camp. It has 2 reasonable sized dams, 1 borehole, a few streams. Currently it is a cattle and sheep farm, running 300 cattle and 1500 sheep. There […]

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Don’t renovate until your new home is registered

Undertaking any renovations or alterations to property before it is transferred into your name could be costly if the sale falls through. Many home sale agreements provide for the buyers to take occupation after they have been granted a home loan and provided financial “guarantees” to the sellers’ attorneys, but they shouldn’t start work on […]

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Agricultural properties for sale, updated for August 2018

Property Highlights of the month: KOMGHA AREA, LIVESTOCK FARM, 342.56 ha LOCALITY . The property is situated in the Komga area, surrounded by commercial farms and there are no settlements close by. DESCRIPTION AND TOPOGRAPHY. From a fairly level plateau, the property gradually slopes down towards the Gonubie River. There are a variety of sweet […]

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Ever wonder what you home is valued at?

Your home is often the most valuable item in your investments so in order to determine you net worth this factor is hugely important.  To find out what this value might be click on this link and share with your friends and family https://elsellers.freehomevalue.co.za/  

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Housing microfinance can be win-win for poor people and financial institutions

Housing microfinance can and should become a mainstream offering for financial institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa as they respond to rising housing needs in the region, particularly from poor people. This is according to the new business case study from Habitat for Humanity, Building the Business Case for Housing Microfinance in Sub-Saharan Africa. The study builds on […]

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‘Mildly better’ housing market expected in 2018

  Stronger economic growth and improved sentiment, together with stable interest rates could see mildly stronger house price growth this year. Although the FNB House Price Index showed slower year-on-year and month-on-month growth, FNB’s John Loos believes that this weak house price growth in early-2018 is reflective of the weak sentiment and market conditions late in 2017 […]

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OPINION: SA Property market predictions for 2018

JOHANNESBURG – All in all, 2017 was a bad year for South Africa. As if credit rating downgrades, a lack of economic growth, growing reports of state capture, and soaring fuel and food prices weren’t enough, we also had to contend with a president who seemingly reshuffled his cabinet on a whim, removing respected ministers and […]

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Property industry needs to adapt to new ‘on-demand’ environment

Speaking at the PayProp PropTech event in Cape Town last week, Adriaan Grove from Entregral Technologies said that in 2018, the property industry will have to adapt to cater for the new ‘on-demand’ environment. “Consumers are accustomed to services-on-demand. Services like Netflix, Uber, Airbnb, Takealot and many others are offering instant gratification to South African […]

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