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.

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.

Could this R63.3 million house be Prince Harry’s new home?

2016-11-22 06:22

The party-loving royal apparently has his eye on this secluded gem in Norfolk, England.

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.

10 things housemates should never do

2016-02-17 10:48

You need someone to share the rent, not to make your life a living hell.

The real cost of buying a home

2015-10-30 10:07

In the seventh episode of the “Change in your pocket” series by BrightRock, financial journalist Maya Fisher-French shares on how to finance your home.

Business mogul Sello Moloko splashes out on swanky pad

2015-10-05 14:21

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s new neighbour in a posh Cape Town suburb at the foot of Lion’s Head is none other than his old work associate, business mogul Sello Moloko.

 

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.

Dad builds daughters an incredible two-storey playhouse

2017-09-27 13:40

The dad-of-two hadn’t planned on building such an extravagant den for his kids.

Economy weighs heavily on housing market

2017-06-29 19:04

The difficult economic environment has weighed heavily on demand for housing and in turn impacted prices, the Standard Bank National House Price Index has revealed.

How to save on your insurance premium

2016-07-17 19:17

There are simple things one can do to bring down insurance premiums, which can result in long-term saving benefits.

Tips for buying a property on auction

2016-04-14 14:03

Dr Simphiwe Madikizela, head of projects at FNB housing finance, highlights a few factors to consider when buying a house on auction.

13 must-have items when moving into your own place

2016-01-05 00:00

Moving out of your family home can be an exciting yet daunting experience. Luckily, with these small home additions, the process can be stress-free.

Is your house an investment or just a roof over your head?

2015-10-30 07:00

Ideally, your monthly mortgage payment should only amount to about 30% of your gross monthly salary. It is important to make sure you can afford buying a house.

This R36 million holiday home on the Zimbali Coast is perfect for your summer getaways

2015-07-29 10:37

Sun, sea, and the beauty of this house will basically ensure that you’ll never want to leave.

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