Trying to sell your home? Don't give up hope during lockdown say realtors

2020-03-26 11:38

There are actually some very good reasons to keep your residential property listing active during the coronavirus lockdown, says the managing director of the Rawson Property Group.

What to consider when thinking of starting a B&B

2017-09-05 21:00

The realities of running a guesthouse can be a little more complicated than people imagine, says Bill Rawson, chair of the Rawson Property Group.

Property rights after marriage

2017-07-18 18:00

Marriage is a life-changing event, and not just in the emotional sense – it alters the way we manage things like finances and property ownership too.

How to capitalise on bleisure travel

2017-05-04 18:29

The mixing of business and leisure travel – or “bleisure” travel is making an impact on far more than just the tourism industry.

Snore rooms and mudrooms could pop up in SA

2016-07-27 06:00

South African luxury home owners do not have to feel inferior to their British peers when it comes to keeping up with the latest trends it seems.

Checks to do before buying into sectional title

2016-02-05 16:21

Sectional title developments can, under the right circumstances, be excellent investments, explains a property expert.

Property: To build or buy is the big question

2015-07-09 17:41

Buying a house is a huge decision, not just financially, but emotionally too, says Tony Clarke, managing director of the Rawson Property Group.

Disorder in the house

2011-05-05 00:00

Who didn’t want to be an estate agent four years ago? After all, the industry was raking in buckets full of money on the back of one of the strongest housing booms South Africa had ever seen. Back then, residential property sales were topping R20bn/month.

New hope for besieged estate agents

2011-01-18 06:30

A knight on a white horse in the guise of the Rawson Property Group could soon come to the rescue of the Wendy Machanik Properties (WMP) agents.


Positive economic indicators could trigger property market turnaround

2017-09-07 20:27

Bill Rawson, chair of the Rawson Property Group, says a combination of economic factors could have a very positive effect on property market activity.

What to do if you can't afford your bond repayments

2017-08-15 17:40

What happens when, as a homeowner, you find yourself under unexpected financial strain and your bond repayments suddenly become more than you can handle?

Occupational rent explained

2017-07-11 17:18

The payment of occupational rent is a standard clause in almost every property sales contract, and yet it is also one of the more common causes of contention.

Good landlord, tenant relationship important

2017-04-24 15:02

It is of paramount importance that a healthy relationship between a landlord and tenant be nurtured in order to encourage easy communication between them.

Ways to help kids onto property ladder

2016-07-15 17:01

There are two main ways parents can help their children become property owners at an earlier age, according to Bill Rawson, chair of the Rawson Property Group.

Downscaling to improve retirement

2015-09-02 17:18

Parents whose grown children have left home often find it difficult to sell their large family homes because of the memories attached to these properties.

Calls for investigation into EAAB

2012-07-15 15:45

Industry players have requested an in-depth probe by Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale into the Estate Agents Affairs Board after recent leadership shuffles.


2011-05-05 00:00

Wie sou vier jaar gelede nie ’n eiendomsagent wou wees nie? Hulle het mos sakke vol geld gemaak in een van die wonderlikste bloeitye in die residensiële eiendomsmark wat SA nog beleef het.

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