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When should you invest in property?

If you want to set yourself up for long term financial gain, investing in property is an excellent way of ensuring this and the sooner you start climbing the property ladder the sooner you start creating wealth. Grant Wheeler, Director of Engel & Volkers Southern Africa, explains that for a first-time property buyer the younger […]

How to buy your first property

Investing in property is invaluable, offering long-term rewards and is still regarded as one of the safest permanent investments. Most people would like to diversify their property portfolio but think they won’t be able to afford it or that they will not have the money for a deposit.   Here are few creative ways to […]


Oak Tree Village Returns on Investment

We based our 5 year case study on a 2B1B Unit @ R829 000. (Bond & Transfer fees of R40 000 included)   Capital Growth: Determined by area. Up-and-coming areas will see a higher yearly growth during the developing stages. Predictions for average growth on Oak Tree Village is approximately 6%, as the development is situated in […]

Investing in Property – The Why

The saying goes “Landlords grow richer in their sleep” and it is quite true. Owning properties can provide investors with steady rental income as well as capital appreciation. For primary residence owners investing in a property creates a savings platform through the repayment of the bond as well as the capital appreciation. The sooner that you […]

Up and Coming, Clubview offers low-risk and high return

Centrally situated within Centurion, you will find Clubview, an established suburb with tall trees, leafy gardens and community charm. The Hennops River flows through the centre of Clubview, which is a pull for individuals who enjoy the pleasures of country life without having to compromise big city conveniences.   Clubview is a sought-after residential and […]

Is sustainable living the future of Real Estate?

Sustainability is currently a hot topic in the home and construction sector. In light of the progressing climate change and shrinking resources worldwide, it’s one of the most important issues to consider. Sustainable living is the practice of reducing your demand on natural resources by making sure that you replace what you use to the […]

Home loan Interest Rates 101

By Veruska De Vita   Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions in life and, albeit an exciting one, it is not to be taken lightly especially when it concerns home loans, lending rates and repayments.   Here is a lowdown of everything you need to know about interest rates:   Personal interest […]


Top Tech Toys for the Festive Season 2018

The Festive Season is officially upon us and this year tech toys are the talk of the town! Robotic toys continue to be top of the wish list and this year there is something for every age. Below is a list of the hottest tech toys for the Festive Season 2018: A.R.I.A.’s adventures Touted as […]

A Smart Investment: Property in Education Zones

One of the biggest decisions for a parent is deciding which school their children will one day attend. Some start researching their children’s education institutions from birth – or even before. The competition for space in good schools is increasing every year, so much so that some parents are on the waiting list before they […]


How to determine your ROI on an investment home

Owning properties can provide investors with steady rental income or capital appreciation when the property is sold for a profit. However, it is important to measure the return on investment (ROI) to determine the level of profitability of the property. Before investing in a rental property, there are a number of key factors to take into account […]