Property

April 26, 2023

Reduce the pain of downscaling: Investing in a holiday home as a retiree

Reduce the pain of downscaling: Investing in a holiday home as a retiree The decision to move out of a large residence in favour of a smaller […]
April 13, 2023

Will solar power increase the value of your home?

The upfront investment is high, which you’ll want to recover when you sell. Stage 6 loadshedding is now firmly in effect, many South Africans are without […]
April 13, 2023

Semigrating: It’s not all about Cape Town!

Five compelling reasons to invest on the KZN Mid-South Coast. The appeal of South Africa’s Western Cape coastline—and. in more recent years, that of the KZN […]
March 24, 2023

Having ‘skin’ in the property game

Bigger deposits mean a smaller loan and a better interest rate. Rising inflation and several interest rate hikes have many South Africans trying their best to […]
February 16, 2023

Rate hikes: Are buyers over-reacting?

Historically, interest rate hikes have had a dampening effect on the South African residential property market, with homeowners reassessing their affordability in anticipation of higher monthly […]
February 16, 2023

Six projected home loan trends for 2023

Looking ahead to what is likely to drive home loans this year. Despite challenges of external factors such as ongoing interest rate hikes and rising costs […]
October 17, 2022

The safety of animals begins at home

During the lockdown, many people were fortunate enough to be quarantined with their families and friends, while others got the short end of the stick and […]
October 17, 2022

Maintenance claims from life partner’s estate

“Should a person who has shared her home and life with her deceased partner, born and raised children with him, cared for him in health and […]
October 14, 2022

Deducting bond interest using access bond facility

You can use a loan re-advance against your house to purchase a rental property, and get the interest allowed as a tax deduction – it just […]
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