South Africans are getting home loans bigger than they’ve been in a decade – but house prices are still dropping

2019-10-07 12:31

The loan-to-price ratio in South Africa is growing, and overall mortgages extended to South Africans grew by 4.9% – but property is still getting cheaper.

A pink 'emoji house' has gone on sale for R26 million in California after angering neighbours with its controversial makeover

2019-08-22 08:28

The home sparked headlines across the world after its owner painted the exterior a vibrant shade of pink with two huge emoji faces on the walls.

When not to buy a house

2019-04-11 08:20

About to make a big decision? Research shows it might be best to wait for a cool day.

BONANG MIGHT BE MOVING TO NEW YORK

2018-10-02 12:30

TV personality Bonang Matheba has been in New York City for a while now and her fans are fearing she might just decide to make the city her home.

You can buy this Game of Thrones castle for a mere R8.6 million

2018-08-03 15:33

If you’re a big GOT fan, then you might wanna take out a loan, then pack your bags and move to Ireland.

The world’s first 3D printed housing project is soon to be underway – see how they’re made

2018-06-21 17:09

A team are working together to achieve a revolutionary new project.

The best dog breeds for flats

2018-06-03 18:19

Many people think the size of your home should determine the size of your ideal dog, but that isn't necessarily true. The best apartment dog is not a big barker, is sociable with new humans and dogs, and is comfortable with loud noises and crowded streets.

This is the lake house in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands that just won the SA Institute of Architects' highest award

2018-05-08 15:26

The judges called it "masterful in its relaxed simplicity.. that only the highly talented and dedicated can achieve."

Why you should consider a home inspector before you buy

2018-04-30 22:30

If you are spending a million or two on a house, it could be worth your while to engage the services of an independent inspector, says an industry expert.

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.

 

Here are the most affordable cities in South Africa to buy a house

2019-10-04 11:20

Overall South African residential properties have lost value when corrected for inflation for the second year running.

'I could never live with myself': The parents of a Boeing 737 Max victim explain why they chose to campaign to prevent another disaster, rather than 'go to bed' and grieve

2019-06-26 14:05

Nadia Milleron and Michael Stumo lost their daughter Samya Stumo when an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet crashed and killed everyone on board.

Hacks for hosts

2018-12-20 09:27

Take the sweat out of summer celebrations with these great tips for entertaining

This is what Meryl Streep’s New York R360 million penthouse looks like

2018-08-30 17:02

It’s recently gone up for sale so now we get a look at what the most Oscar nominated actress thinks is stylish living.

CASSPER CHILLS WITH COLDPLAY’S CHRIS MARTIN

2018-07-10 11:30

Mzansi Superstar rapper Cassper Nyovest is preparing to share a stage with Beyonce and Jay Z among other internationally renowned artists later this year.

WATCH: Inside Oprah’s new R102 million home

2018-06-06 13:21

The talk show host and ultimate inspiration just bought an estate for $8 million. Take a look.

CITY WARNS OWNERS WHO BUILD ILEGALLY

2018-05-17 18:30

GIVEN the demand for housing across Cape Town, property owners are increasingly taking advantage of the opportunity by converting buildings into rental units.

This is the 'tree house' in Cape Town that just won the SA Institute of Architects' highest award

2018-05-08 11:25

It makes "a critically important contribution to the local and international architectural traditions and precedent", judges said.

Devastated mom watched home burn down with her four sons inside

2018-04-26 14:10

A heartbroken mom was forced to watch her home burn down with her four young kids still inside.

Can you actually afford to buy a flat or a house?

2017-10-17 10:41

How (and when) you actually know you can afford to buy property.

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