Friday, 15 February 2019 11:27

Predicted change is here

Herschel Jawitz, CEO of Jawitz Properties, Chris Renecle, MD of Renprop and Dr. Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, do all agree that the residential market is in for an interesting time in 2019 in South Africa.

Berry Everitt, CEO of the Chas Everitt International property group, says that the very detailed State of the Nation Address dealt with all of the economic and social issues that are currently of concern to the real estate industry, including the need to rebuild investor and consumer confidence in SA, stimulate economic growth, accelerate job creation and eliminate widespread corruption.

“South Africa’s residential market is in for an interesting time in 2019, but our predictions for the year are all positive, and we believe that home buyers and investors who take the plunge and buy early will be well-rewarded.”

Property owners in Johannesburg, Ethekwini and many other municipal areas only have a short time in which to lodge any objections to the new municipal valuations of their properties – and to the new municipal rates based on these valuations that they will be charged from July.

Thursday, 14 December 2017 15:26

A great year for buyers and investors

Negativity seems to have become the fashion in SA’s real estate industry over the past few months, but while there will be challenges, the property market is not going to “fall off a cliff” in 2018, says Berry Everitt, CEO of the Chas Everitt International property group.

When times are tough and consumer budgets are under pressure we hear a lot about mortgage defaults and home repossessions, but failing to pay your home loan instalments is actually only one of several ways you can cause your home to be attached and auctioned off?

Today’s ruling by the Constitutional Court means that new home owners will no longer have to worry about being held liable for historical debt incurred by previous owners, and having their municipal services cut off as a result, or possibly even having their property attached and sold in execution.

Thursday, 25 February 2016 12:16

Transfer duty on property

Adjustments to transfer duty on property in the 2016 national Budget are to impact only the upper end of the residential property market.

Wednesday, 17 August 2011 02:00

More people equals more opportunity

With a new national census in the offing, the trends inherent in the latest population estimates released by StatsSA already spell good opportunities that some clever property developers and investors have started to scen

Thursday, 06 January 2011 02:00

Year ahead looks rosier for property market

Estate agents have painted a rosier picture for the residential property market this year, but have warned prices are being held down by banks’ strict lending criteria.

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