Feb 19, 2024

Building Dreams or Buying Bliss? 

Home & Hectare delves into the pros and cons of building your new home vs buying it. Congratulations! You’ve made the important decision to become a homeowner. What’s next? The
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Jan 12, 2024

Uncovering the Hidden Costs of Homeownership in South Africa 

Embarking on the journey of homeownership is a thrilling adventure, but prospective buyers must be aware of the hidden costs that often lurk beneath the surface. In South Africa, the
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Nov 15, 2023

Elevate Your Space: Proven Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home 

Transforming your home into a valuable investment goes beyond mere living – it’s a strategic move that can enhance your living experience and boost your property’s worth. Home & Hectare,
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Nov 13, 2023

SA Farmers Find Greener Pastures in the Western Cape

The landscape of farming in South Africa has been undergoing a profound transformation. Crippling droughts, crumbling infrastructure, political unrest, and heightened security concerns are forcing farmers in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo,
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Oct 12, 2023

Why an Exclusive Mandate to Sell a Home is the Best Option for Sellers

Introduction: Selling a home is a significant decision that involves numerous choices and considerations. One of the crucial decisions sellers must make is whether to grant an exclusive mandate to
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Aug 3, 2023

South African Reserve Bank Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to keep interest rates unchanged, and the prime interest rate therefore remains at 11.75%. This is the first
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Jul 7, 2023

The Property Practitioners Act & What It Means for You.

As of 1 February 2022, the Property Practitioners Act (PPA) came into effect after being signed into law by President Cyril Ramaphosa in September 2021. The PPA brings some major
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Jun 20, 2023

Tap into a free flow of quality water

Water security is an increasingly important issue for South Africans. Drought, deteriorating infrastructure and the questionable safety of our municipal supply puts provision of this – the most essential element
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