Cape Town residents irate with Property Rates

The Cape Town city council has received thousands of objections to municipal property valuation increases of more than a third on average – but in some cases as high as 100%. There is also expectations that more objections will flow in faster as the end of month deadline for objections approaches. It is always last …

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Turnaround in commercial properties

South Africa’s commercial property market made a “significant turnaround” in terms of investment activity last year by increasing 63.4 percent to R19 billion, according to the JLL Sub-Saharan Africa 2018 Investment review released yesterday. “Investment activity recovered notably year-on-year. This is partly attributed to a marked improvement in investor confidence on the back of Cyril …

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What buyers want from a Property Agent

Technology may be aiding home searches, but buyers know they can only go so far before they need a real estate agent. Eighty-seven percent of all buyers purchased their home through a real estate agent and 92 percent among buyers 28 and younger, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ newly released 2019 Home Buyers …

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Why most Real Estate Agents are Women

USA – A little over a year ago, Dani Rosenthal was at a crossroads. After spending more than 10 years working for homeware and apparel companies, she was looking to leave city-life and spend more time in Lake Arrowhead, California, where her family had decades-long roots. She loved architecture and historic renovations, and wanted to …

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Property Prices and Lifestyle in Blouberg Cape Town

Blouberg in Cape Town Flying into Cape Town International Airport, looking out towards Robben Island you will see a massive area of urban activity. What you are looking at is Blouberg or to be exact a tightly knit group of suburbs slowly margining into a single mini-metropolis. The suburbs At the heart of the Blouberg …

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