WHAT THE PROPERTY MARKET HOPES TO HEAR IN THE NATIONAL BUDGET SPEECH

20 February 2019
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will make his debut National Budget speech in Parliament today. According to Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, Adrian Goslett, the National Budget s...
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TIPS FOR BUILDING AN ECO-FRIENDLY HOME

31 January 2019
We’ve come a long way since the days of Asbestos ceilings and long-drop toilets. In the modern building age, we now have recycled rubber roof tiles and water-saving flush mechanisms. Those build...
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AT-HOME DATE IDEAS FOR THE CASH-STRAPPED MARRIED COUPLE

31 January 2019
A random sample study of 274 married individuals in the U.S. in 2012 revealed that sharing novel and challenging activities together can help keep the spark alive even after 10 years of marriage. So,...
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HOW TO AFFORD A HOME LOAN ON A SINGLE INCOME

31 January 2019
Being on the market is never easy. But, if you stay focused, you won’t be on the market for long – well, at least not when it comes to property. Many believe that owning property on a sing...
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WAYS TO COPE WITH SELLING YOUR CHILDHOOD HOME

31 January 2019
The paint flakes as you run your fingers over the markings on the wall that tracked your growth over the years. From where you’re standing, you can faintly make out the shadow of the beer stain...
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A MODERN APPROACH TO MEETING THE NEIGHBOURS

31 January 2019
There are many reasons why it could be helpful to befriend your neighbour; one of the most important these days is to find out whether the electrical outage was caused by local load shedding or simply...
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SIGNS THAT YOUR TENANTS IS GETTING HIGH IN YOUR HOME

31 January 2019
While most news stories paint a very scary reality about the prevalence of drug-abuse in South Africa, the truth is that there is actually very limited accurate data from which to draw these conclusio...
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HOW TO BREAK UP WITH A LAZY ESTATE AGENT

31 January 2019
After the initial months of being flattered with high prices and wooed over with glistening listing brochures, the honeymoon phase with your real estate agent soon comes to its inevitable end. Eventua...
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MPC ANNOUNCES INTEREST RATES WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED

17 January 2019
Some good news to start the year off as the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) announced today that interest rates will remain unchanged. The prime lending rate therefore remains at 10.25% and the repo r...
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RE/MAX NATIONAL HOUSING REPORT Q4 2018

14 January 2019
A Stable & Steady Quarter Ending the year with roughly as many positive outlooks as there were negative, it is unsurprising that the fourth and final quarter of 2018 would yield slow but steady...
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