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 […]

Questions you need to ask your real estate agent

Starting your real estate journey with the help of a qualified and knowledgeable real estate agent will not only help ease some of the stress but will usually also ensure you find the right home for you. We take a look at some of the most asked questions and what you need to know when you are […]

Residential rental price crash continues

After inflation, the picture looks particularly dire. Rental price growth hit a fresh all-time low for the second consecutive quarter in Q3, according to the PayProp Rental Index. Growth between July and September measured just 1.5% year on year, compared to 1.6% in Q2 – the lowest since the index was launched in 2012. It […]

The unchanged repo rate – property industry responds

The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to hold the repo rate steady yet again, at 3.5%, should be seen as a reminder from the South African Reserve Bank to make the most of the favourable lending rate while it is in single digits. However, Samuel Seff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group, says the decision by […]

Secrets to successful property investment

Once again, diversity is key. With the interest rate at an all-time low and the market geared to favour buyers, now is a great time to consider building on your property portfolio. Property is simply an investment vehicle where the growth is determined by the investor’s commitment, patience and expectations.  Patience is key when it […]