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Where the bargains are for first time homebuyers

South African house prices are on the rise, making it more difficult for first-time homebuyers to get onto the property ladder. A smart move may be to buy outside pricy city centres

Spring-cleaning: Get high on spring

Spring is the season of renewal and rejuvenation spring-cleaning, so it’s an ideal time to get your home ready for summer – an added benefit is a few simple improvements can increase the value of your home

Backroom boom

The township property market is very much alive with keen interest in everything from residential to commercial real estate. Investing in backrooms is especially popular and lucrative as a first step on the property ladder

Moving in together?

Buying or renting a property when living together cohabiting, is more complicated than when the partners are legally married

In the lap of luxury

One of the noticeable trends in the residential property market this year has been a discernible uptick in demand for luxury homes over R10m

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Where the bargains are for first time homebuyers

Sep 20, 2021
South African house prices are on the rise, making it more difficult for first-time homebuyers to get onto the property ladder. A smart move may be to buy outside pricy city centres Although buyers continue to make the most of the low interest rates, property prices are increasing again. But there are still areas where …
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Backroom boom

Sep 20, 2021
The township property market is very much alive with keen interest in everything from residential to commercial real estate. Investing in backrooms is especially popular and lucrative as a first step on the property ladder WORDS: ATLEHANG RAMATHESELE – IMAGES: GETTY IMAGES & SOURCED Townships have a specific vibrancy about them – its effervescent lifestyle …

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Your safe sanctuary

Aug 30, 2021
We explore some of the most popular trends that both architects and designers are using to create beautiful spaces in the most intimate room of all – the bathroom. WORDS: NICKY OBEL – IMAGES: COBRA & GROHE Often referred to as our sacred space or sanctuary, the bathroom has come a long way over the …
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Where the bargains are for first time homebuyers

Sep 20, 2021
South African house prices are on the rise, making it more difficult for first-time homebuyers to get onto the property ladder. A smart move may be to buy outside pricy city centres Although buyers continue to make the most of the low interest rates, property prices are increasing again. But there are still areas where …
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