The tax implications of selling your home

2017-12-14 13:28

Many South Africans wrongly believe that the sale of their primary home will never result in capital gains tax being payable. There are, however, ways to minimise a potential tax bill.

Retail sales boost HomeChoice results

2017-08-28 12:00

Investment holding company HomeChoice International’s half-year results were boosted by retail sales, while the financial services business battled with new laws impacting interest income.

South Africans cautious about buying property – index

2017-08-02 18:45

Existing home owners and potential home buyers are holding off on property plans until there is more certainty about the economy and its impact on their finances, research revealed.

What to consider when looking for a new home

2016-05-04 10:00

Buying a home is the single largest expense you will most likely incur in your lifetime, however finding your ideal property can be a mammoth task.

Sogather in Johannesburg

2016-01-13 12:03

Real home-cooked food.

Financing your home

2015-11-06 10:00

In the eighth episode of the “Change in your pocket” series by BrightRock, financial journalist Maya Fisher-French unpacks the transactions costs involved in financing your home.

Home for the disabled celebrates 50 years

2015-09-23 09:27

JOHN Peattie House for the mentally and physically challenged celebrated its 50th anniversary last Sunday with face painting and a special meal for residents and guests.

Police enforce calm around Schumi home

2014-09-11 14:34

Former Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher is back at his home in Switzerland, but his peaceful surroundings are buzzing with media. Local police have stepped in to assist.

A moving experience

2014-02-03 11:53

A moving experience

Living with Granny

2010-12-31 12:24

Three generations in one house – such sweet chaos!


Can you rely on your home to fund your retirement?

2017-11-21 14:48

Very few South Africans can afford to retire. In this guide, finweek speaks to the experts about strategies that will help you boost your retirement savings.

More than half of SA homeowners have fully paid off their homes - data

2017-08-14 05:00

More than half of South Africans surveyed own their own homes, and have also fully paid for their dwelling.

Can you pay off your bond faster?

2016-05-25 11:05

Not many people are aware that they can pay off their bond quicker than the agreed period. Steven Barker, head of home loans at Standard Bank, shares a few pointers.

Top tips to increase the value of your home

2016-04-21 13:00

Rory Judd, head of online marketing at MiWay, discusses how home improvements can increase the value of your home much quicker than the general rate of appreciation.

Single property buyers: What you should know

2015-11-24 11:10

When rent is equivalent to bond repayments, people often opt to buy their own property. finweek Looks at financing options for single property buyers.

When adult kids still live at home

2015-09-28 11:27

How old is too old?

Home (3D)

2015-03-19 20:40

Animated alien adventure Home with Rihanna and Jim Parsons lands with a thud.

Rihanna plays a teenage girl in new animation movie

2014-06-13 17:00

The first official trailer for DreamWorks's much hyped animation Home has been released.

Child abuse at home

2012-05-28 09:47

Children are being raped, murdered and abused by those they should be able to trust the most: Their families. What can be done?

Food24 eats at... @3Fig

2010-05-13 12:42

Cathy Marston checks out the latest trend in dining and visits Cape Town's newest supper club.

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