Showing posts with tag "property"

Tax implications of working from home in South Africa

With so many South Africans working from home, it’s tempting to claim a home office space against business income when it comes to tax deductions.

June 25, 2022
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Cape Town is getting a pink apartment block – with studios starting at R1 million

Property developer Signatura is launching its latest project – The Rose on 117 in Cape Town: a pink eight-storey apartment block that offers 61 units and a rooftop pool with views of the city.

June 24, 2022
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Popular rental spots in Gauteng and how much it costs to live there

Recent data from PayProp reveals which provinces owe the most money in rent.

June 24, 2022
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property

The extra costs when you buy a R1.5 million home

Buying a home is a high-stakes game. But many first-time buyers do not realise the significant financial and legal obligations they are bound to once they sign an Offer to Purchase.

June 24, 2022
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Half of the properties in these two suburbs in Cape Town are being swept up by foreign buyers and semigrants

Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs are among the most popular neighbourhoods in the country, not just with locals, but also semigration and international buyers according to Francois Venter, a luxury pro...

June 17, 2022
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This rare ‘farm’ in the middle of Cape Town is on the market

A sought-after property in Cape Town, the 1728, original ‘Belle Ombre’ farm and homestead is on the market in Constantia Upper for R35 million.

June 15, 2022
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Good news for home loans in South Africa – banks are still lending

First-time property buyers continue to dominate activity in the residential market despite recent interest rate hikes according to the Seeff Property Group.

June 15, 2022
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A look at South Africa’s newest ‘skyscraper’ – with one-bedroom apartments from R2.18 million

Construction has started on a new mixed-use building in Cape Town’s CBD which is set to add to the city’s growing skyline – The Rubik.

June 15, 2022
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The true cost of buying a house in South Africa, including hidden fees

Buying a property is a huge financial commitment. Don’t get caught short by these frequently forgotten additional costs. David Jacobs, Gauteng regional manager for the Rawson Property Group, runs t...

June 12, 2022
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How much more you could be paying on your bond by the end of the year in South Africa: expert

After almost two years of historically-low home loan borrowing costs, the country is now back into a hiking cycle, says Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group.

June 12, 2022
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property

These outlying towns in the Western Cape are seeing an influx of young and first-time home buyers

Young home buyers, especially first-time buyers, are flocking to smaller, more outlying towns in the Western Cape’s Boland and Overberg regions, such as Malmesbury, Wellington, Worcester, Elgin and...

June 10, 2022
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The updated rules you should know before buying in a complex or estate in South Africa

Most buyers who are considering a sectional title property know by now that they should first check how much the monthly levy is and what it covers before making an offer to purchase.

June 10, 2022
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property