The ultimate guide to buying your first home

From buying your first home to adjusting to home ownership, we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know! Preparing to buy Home loans – what you need to know How to find your dream home Adjusting to owning a home Preparing to buy 1. Do a lifestyle audit Before you buy a home […]

Asbestos compliance and removal – what property owners need to know

In November last year, asbestos was finally outlawed and building owners were given only 18 months to plan removals from their properties, including homes, residential complexes, schools and all commercial and industrial buildings but almost five months in there is still little awareness of this ruling. “Considering all the COVID-related challenges of the past year, […]

3 Things you need to look out for before you buy a home

For many buyers proximity, price and security have become the biggest factors when choosing a home to buy that they have missed some red flags that should make them think twice before signing on the dotted line. Bad roads, bad rules, and bad vibes In the hopes of finding a home that not only fits […]

How to make an offer on a home

You have found your dream home, and now you want to sign on the dotted line to make it your own. “Remember that an Offer to Purchase (OTP) is legally binding, so only offer what you can afford. Make sure everything else is in order and soon you’ll be holding the keys to your new […]

Apartments in Cape Town’s Waterfront and Mouille Point areas offer huge value when compared globally

By international standards, Cape Town’s vibrant V&A Waterfront, with its spectacular natural beauty and world-class amenities such as restaurants and leisure activities, together with nearby areas such as Mouille Point, offer accessibly priced residential property close to the water’s edge which represents exceptional value for money, says Mariël Burger, Pam Golding Properties area specialist for […]

Should I repair my home before I sell it?

Those whose homes are in ill-repair face a complex decision when deciding whether to list as is or fix the property before it goes to market, especially within the current market where financial resources are under pressure. Sellers in this position will need to choose whether to spend the money on repairs or lose the […]