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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Self-employed and applying for a bond – what you need to know

For home buyers that are self-employed, the bond application process might seem more daunting than those that work for an employer – however, it is not impossible and by being prepared it can go a whole lot smoother. How do I apply? As with any home loan application, the best is to be prepared with […]

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 […]

How do you spot an up-and-coming neighbourhood?

 Whether you are a seasoned property investor or just starting out, being able to spot an up-and-coming neighbourhood is a sure way to maximise your return on investment. As they say – location, location, location – here is how to spot the right neighbourhood for your investment. We would advise that before you do anything, […]