Chris Du Toit

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'Know the costs before you buy property to let'

'Know the costs before you buy property to let'<p>According to the First National Bank (FNB) Property Barometer, investment or buy-to-let purchasing …

Building confidence on the up

Building confidence on the up<p>The recovery in the building industry continued in the third quarter, with confidence surging to the highest level in …

How South Africans spend their money

JOHANNESBURG – South Africans spend almost four times more on alcohol than on out of pocket healthcare, over one and a half times more on clothes …

MyProperty.co.za

How technology has changed the way we view property.

General Household Survey 2012

Eyewitness News | General Household Survey 2012<p>More in Multimedia<p>Comments<p>EWN welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions …

Great landscaping can really transform a property. #landscaping #bemoved

Property buyer could be held liable for seller's old bills

Property buyer could be held liable for seller's old bills<p>Previously, property sales transactions received the green light from specialist attorneys, …

A shifting property market due to positive house price growth

July 2013 reflect positive year-on-year house price growth of 6.6% to an average property purchase price of R902,900 .<p>Positive price growth was also …

Budget for the Unexpected

<b>As Benjamin Franklin once said, the only things certain in life are death and taxes - what he forgot to mention explicitly was Eskom and rates.</b><p>Paying …

Are these the world's weirdest houses? 16 of the most unusual properties

How to find a good tenant

With a buy-to-let property, a good tenant is worth hanging on to. But what happens when problems arise?<p><b>Q. I need to rent my property quickly but still have a good tenant. How do I do this?</b><p><b>A.</b> Renting a property shouldn’t take more than a week or so. If it does, you are likely to be trying to rent it …

RE/MAX of Southern Africa

Submitted an offer and having it accepted by the seller is exciting, but it is certainly not the end of the property sales process. There are a few …

Training advice - The Running Bug

Décor Tips for Open Plan Living

In many modern homes, the kitchen, living room, dining room and patio are designed to flow seamlessly together. In studio apartments, even the …

Buy-to-let investors often slack in maintaining their properties

In recent months there has been a marked increase in the number of people buying into multiple unit developments, gated estates an...

RE/MAX OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

Lower income area comes out on top - FNB survey

Johannesburg - Selling to upgrade is contributing to the strong sales activity in the lower-income area segment of the housing market and is a key …

What’s going on with house prices?

PRETORIA – If you’re interested in house price changes, trying to decipher the various indices that are out there could prove challenging.<p>On Thursday …

A Blue and White Farmhouse Kitchen

A new kitchen with a cozy feel.<p>Designer Lynn Butler Beling took an old farmhouse kitchen in Southampton, New York and gave its decor a cozy and lived-in feeling with old-fashioned navy blue cabinets, beadboard, bronze hardware, and apothecary-style drawers. Flip through for all the design ideas.

Kitchens

Home Hacking: Adding Mirrors for Light, Glamour & Illusion

Can you spot the trick here? Stylist Sasa Antic cleverly added a strip of mirror to a section of wall in his very small kitchen, and instantly made …