PROMISING PROPERTY MARKET RECOVERY POST LOCKDOWN RE/MAX National Housing Report Q3 2020

09 October 2020
Based on the figures from the Deeds Office, the property market has shown some steady signs of recovery after being brought to a complete standstill as a result of the national lockdown during the sec...
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WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR RENTAL DEPOSIT?

01 October 2020
Most landlords request a deposit from their tenants before they move into the property. According to Section 5 of the Rental Housing Act, No. 50 of 1999, a landlord is legally entitled to request a de...
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SHOULD YOU RENT OR BUY?

01 October 2020
The state of the current property market paired against the record-low interest rates make buying a home more affordable than renting these days. As appealing as it is to purchase right now, the answe...
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WHAT IS OCCUPATIONAL RENT?

01 October 2020
In most instances, buyers want to avoid having to pay occupational rent and wait for the home to be registered in their name before they move in. Similarly, sellers want to be out by the time the tran...
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HOW LANDLORDS CAN REDUCE TAX ON RENTAL INCOME

01 October 2020
We all know that owning a rental property is more than just finding the perfect tenant. If you own a rental property portfolio that provides an income, you’d know that it’s much like ownin...
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ECO-FRIENDLY FEATURES THAT INCREASE HOME VALUE …and those that don’t

01 October 2020
Investing in eco-friendly enhancements for your home is not only a way to protect the environment, but it can also help you save on monthly energy costs and increase the value of your home. Energy-eff...
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4 EASY WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT

01 October 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has awakened the world to how quickly we can change our behaviours when confronted with a crisis that threatens our very existence. If society can change our ways as quickly as w...
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IMAGINE SPENDING LOCKDOWN IN SA’S MOST EXPENSIVE HOMES

01 October 2020
The first few months of lockdown was a trying period that highlighted the shortcomings of any home. Yet, for a lucky few within the luxury housing market, spending months confined within the home coul...
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EMERGING TRENDS AMONG PROPERTY BUYERS & SELLERS POST-LOCKDOWN

01 October 2020
Lockdown restrictions may have eased, but life has still been altered by the effects of COVID-19. A few months outside of Alert Level 5 and 4 have allowed real estate professionals the opportunity to...
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RAISING SUPPORT DURING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

01 October 2020
The power of community support is often overlooked until we are met with a medical crisis such as cancer. This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, RE/MAX of Southern Africa is calling on the power of their...
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