72% of South African income is allocated towards paying off debt. In fact, several reports suggest that most South Africans are in arrears with their accounts and loans. It’s understandable that most people have an uneasy relationship with money, and that the word ‘debt’ scares many. However, there are positive consequences when having debt. This […]
Starting a business – especially if you’re venturing into real estate – is really exciting. However, most potential investors go in headfirst without any research, advice, or having a conversation with themselves. That’s right, you need to ask yourself a few questions before you give your all into running a property business. Question 1: […]
Renting out a holiday home is quite a stressful process. You need to book way in advance if you’re thinking of heading out during the peak season and even before then, rallying the family to find a suitable date for everyone. This is possibly why many South African families have come together to invest in […]
Just like that, we’re in December! Time flies when you busy with life but it’s always good to reflect on the year that has passed, especially if you have set goals for the year. The importance of goal evaluation According to studies, people who write down their goals, share them, and keep checking in on […]
Property investment is an exciting venture and a great way to create another income stream. If you get it right, you’re in for a lifetime of rewards. If you go about it the wrong way, you may set up a few stumbling blocks for yourself. Let’s take a look at the 3 mistakes most new […]
Besides property being the most lucrative and best way to invest in your money, it can also be an interesting industry. We take a look at six wacky facts from the world of real estate!
The question that potential property owners face, especially millennials, is whether they should buy or rent. In fact, most people think that buying or renting is the only option. However, the rent-to-buy is a new option that can help potential buyers save for a deposit. What is rent-to-buy? It’s a lease agreement which stipulates the […]
It’s a step people often overlook when selling a property – staging. According to experts, staged homes sell 12 times faster. The infographic below details 5 tips you can use to ensure your property sells fast! For more tips like this, book your free seat at our property seminars.
If you’re selling a property, it’s always important to know your demographics and their behaviour. ‘Gen X’ and ‘Baby Boomers’ are one of the most active buyers in the South African property market. This means that you need to focus on how your marketing strategy when selling your property. For starters, you need to understand […]
Tradition often told us that we work and work until we retire at the age of 65. However, with the changing economy, many are deciding to follow the ‘FIRE’ movement – Financial Independence, Retire Early. Is it possible for anyone to retire before 65? Frugal living The Cut published an article about a 30-year-old woman […]