WHY 2020 DOES NOT COMPARE TO THE 2008 HOUSING MARKET CRASH
When the national lockdown was first announced at the end of March, the real estate industry braced themselves for another housing market crisis similar to that of the 2008 crash. Unprecedently, the m...Read More
MOVED BACK HOME DURING LOCKDOWN? YOU’RE NOT ALONE.
Many new trends have emerged within the real estate sector as a result of the national lockdown, one of which is the increase in multi-generational living. No longer able to afford the costs of living...Read More
CENTURION OFFERS A PRIME INVESTMENT MARKET
What used to be the sleepy area of Pretoria known as Centurion is today a bustling hub of activity with much working in its favour – specifically in terms of the abundance of sectional titles wh...Read More
FROM RETRENCHED TO REAL ESTATE ROCKSTAR
The effects of the national lockdown have been hard felt by countless South Africans. As one of many others who have lost their jobs owing to the crisis, Keira Kinsey, a single mom who was newly retre...Read More
RAISING SUPPORT FOR MEN’S HEALTH THIS NOVEMBER
In an effort to raise funds and awareness around various men’s health issues, including testicular and prostate cancer, RE/MAX of Southern Africa has challenged its network and the public to eit...Read More
PROMISING PROPERTY MARKET RECOVERY POST LOCKDOWN RE/MAX National Housing Report Q3 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...Read More
WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR RENTAL DEPOSIT?
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...Read More
SHOULD YOU RENT OR BUY?
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...Read More
WHAT IS OCCUPATIONAL RENT?
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...Read More
HOW LANDLORDS CAN REDUCE TAX ON RENTAL INCOME
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...Read More