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
ECO-FRIENDLY FEATURES THAT INCREASE HOME VALUE …and those that don’t
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...Read More
4 EASY WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT
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...Read More
IMAGINE SPENDING LOCKDOWN IN SA’S MOST EXPENSIVE HOMES
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...Read More
EMERGING TRENDS AMONG PROPERTY BUYERS & SELLERS POST-LOCKDOWN
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...Read More
RAISING SUPPORT DURING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
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...Read More
Stable Interest Rates Allow Property Market to Remain Active
Following a streak of interest rates cuts, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has announced no further relief for South African debt holders today by keeping the repo rate at 3.5%, leaving the prime...Read More