MILLENNIAL TENANT DICTIONARY

20 July 2018
If you overheard your tenant explaining to a friend that their landlord was being really extra about this lit party that was thrown for bae’s birthday the other night, would you have any idea of...
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MPC PLAYS IT SAFE

19 July 2018
The predicted (though not favoured) decision was made earlier today by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) as Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, announced that the interest rates would continue...
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EXPANDING THE RE/MAX FOOTPRINT

06 July 2018
RE/MAX of Southern Africa expanded its regional footprint on 15 May 2018, when it opened its first office in Mauritius: RE/MAX 24. The global real estate brand now operates in five regions in Southern...
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SLOWING RENTAL MARKET IN THE CAPE

06 July 2018
As the heavens finally unleash the winter rains in Cape Town, the same relief is not felt by landlords in the area who are facing unlet properties for the first time in years.  “Before prop...
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NEIGHBOURHOOD REPORT: STRAND

06 July 2018
The Capetonian dream is to live by the ocean with the iconic mountain making an appearance somewhere in the horizon. But, that dream comes with a hefty price tag that many simply cannot afford. But, s...
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INVEST IN A LUXURIOUS RETIREMENT

06 July 2018
Pair it with any pleasant-sounding synonym you may like; but, for many, the word “retirement” placed adjacent to anything resembling the word “home” will immediately conjure up...
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HOMEOWNING BUDGETING BASICS

28 June 2018
The initial costs of owning a home can be a bitter pill to swallow but with careful financial discipline and planning, the dread of the pending debit orders will lessen over time. To make things more...
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SELL IN FIVE SIMPLE STEPS

28 June 2018
Selling your home but have no idea where to start? Below is a step-by-step advice for first-time sellers… Step 1: Pick your price
You can’t sell without a price. A realtor can p...
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6 STEPS TO SAVING FOR A DEPOSIT IN 5 YEARS

18 June 2018
According to data recently released by FNB, the average age of a South African home buyer has increased from 38 to 44 this year. That’s largely because, if you take a realistic look at the prope...
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HAS AIRBNB AFFECTED THE RENTAL MARKET?

18 June 2018
Most were sceptical of the concept when Airbnb first launched in the US in 2008. But, after the company announced that it had generated R2.4 billion in economic activity in South Africa in 2016, senti...
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