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Apply for indigent rates relief

Apply for indigent rates relief

Applying for indigent support is a process that could result in you receiving rebates (discounts) on certain services that the City provides. Whether you apply for indigent support or indigent rates relief depends on your monthly household income. If you earn R4000 or less a month, you qualify for 100% rates relief. If you earn between […]

Your deed of sale and the deposit Jacqueline Gray • Dec 18, 2014

Your deed of sale and the deposit Jacqueline Gray • Dec 18, 2014

With every property transaction, there are certain steps which need to be followed. One of these steps pertains to the deed of sale. Most deeds of sale include a clause which stipulates that a deposit be paid by a certain date into the trust account of the estate agency or lawyers handling the sale. The […]

Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP)

Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP)

What is the objective of the Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP)? The objective of the programme is to reduce the initial mortgage loan amount to render the monthly loan repayment instalments affordable over the loan payment term. Who is the Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP) targeted at? Households whose income range is R3 […]

The process of transferring a property

The process of transferring a property

Cathy Nolan • Dec 29, 2011 How long does it take to buy a house? On average, the process takes around three months from the date of sale until the property is registered in the new owner’s name. However, certain external aspects can delay the process such as waiting for a stipulated condition in the contract to […]

Property prices for 2018: Will they go up or down?

Property prices for 2018: Will they go up or down?

This year may not be as great for property prices as 2015 was, but buyers may still be able to get a good deal in the suburbs as well as the townships if they know what to look for, finds Angelique Ruzicka.  Property prices have been dogged by negativity since coming off highs in 2015. […]

What to expect from South Africa’s property market in 2018

The property market has shifted notably over the last 18 months as the fall-out from the weak political and economic climate, poor growth and credit downgrades continue. The inevitable result is that this rather good performing economic sector, is now also taking strain, says chairman of the Seeff Property Group, Samuel Seeff. “Where it was […]

What is a Title Deed and why is it so important?

The owner of Immovable Property is the person in whose name the property is registered in terms of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937. A Title Deed is the owner of immovable property’s documentary proof of ownership. Each privately owned property has its own separate Title Deed, which is an important document containing all the details pertaining to a specific piece of […]

The Deeds Office purpose and process

All title deeds – documents that confirm ownership of immovable property that is land – are registered, processed and stored by the South African Deeds Office. This information is vital as part of property transfers and ensuring accurate data is contained in the Deeds Registry is important for all parties concerned. Accessing Deeds Office information […]

How to sell your property fast!

You’re about to make it big time! Selling a property in South Africa will score you a seriously nice amount of income, but first you have to find a buyer. ZAkasi is the #No.1 Township Property Portal, so we are the best place for you to list your property and find a cash buyer fast. […]