Residential property transactions climbing

Despite weakening economy, the residential property market is holding up well. The total value of sales in the SA housing market has been steadily increasing, with an 8,3% increase in the value of residential-property transactions from 2014 to 2105. This is despite gross domestic product (GDP) growth remaining very low, new-vehicle sales plummeting, and an increasingly…

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Profiting From Your Own Property

  Rental income from second dwelling Profiting from a rental income with a second property sounds good to everyone, but accumulating this property does not fit into every pocket. Another much more affordable option is to rent out a second dwelling (garden or granny flat) on your own property and generate a decent monthly income.…

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South Africa’s Property Investments

High-performing areas provide return on investment for SA’s property investors   In the past 24 months South Africa’s property industry has experienced a steady increase of new investors entering the market, despite the bank’s lending criteria being tightened. In particular, properties within the R500 000 to R700 000 price bracket is still very active both…

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Advice For Investing in Property

By Jason Vorster, National Sales Manager at Just Invest   For many buy-to-let looks an attractive income investment in a time of low rates and stock market volatility. But if you are considering investing in property in 2014, or improving your returns on a buy-to-let you already own, it’s important to do things right. Buy-to-let…

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