Property prices correcting

Property prices correcting. When the residential property market is correcting – as is currently happening, especially in the Western Cape – pricing a home correctly becomes all the more important. This is according to Crispin Inglis, co-founder of online estate agency PropertyFox. Whether you want to sell your residential property or buy a new real …

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Financing an investment property

Financing an investment property. Mainstream banks often only consider a portion of the proposed rental for first-time property investors. For those who believe in the merits of property investment and wish to grow their portfolio, perhaps the most critical hurdle to overcome will be sourcing suitable property finance. Many of the mainstream retail banks are …

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Stretching your Property credit line

Stretching your credit line Consumers owe as much as three quarters (75%) of their monthly earnings to creditors, according to a BusinessTech story published last August in which debt management company, Debt Rescue, was quoted. Whether you want to sell your residential property or buy a new real estate investment, a house or an apartment, …

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What governs Rent2buy?

What governs Rent2buy? The Rent2buy concept is not regulated under the Alienation of Land Act, but rather a formal purchase agreement is drafted (if not already in place) which sets out the purchase price and terms that will kick in once the option to buy is exercised. The buyer usually pays a higher rental than …

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There are various Property Buying Options

Is there even a Plan C? There is a Plan C, says de Waal. Some 10 years ago we started and fine-tuned the concept of rent to own, he says. The concept of Rent2buy was then developed. The upside of the Rent2buy concept is that it is a simple process to conclude the Rent2buy agreement. …

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How to get into property ownership

How to get into property ownership There are great benefits to owning one’s own home, rather than renting and paying off someone else’s bond. Attorney Realtor Hub founding member and director of MDW Inc. Meyer de Waal, is on a mission to promote home ownership and through partnering with key organisations has established a way …

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Attorney Realtors moving ahead

Attorney Realtors moving ahead Since its inception in March last year, the Attorney Hub has carved a niche for itself by being a valued platform for many attorneys wanting to serve their clients better by including the sales of clients’ properties to the list of services offered by their firms. Hub members have access to …

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Virtual Reality Property Tour

Virtual Reality Tour Virtual Reality (VR) is the use of computer technology to create a simulated environment. VR can be used to place the user inside of an experience, instead of looking at a screen in front of them. Whether you want to sell your residential property or buy a new real estate investment, a …

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