The current, exceptionally low interest rates in South Africa have sparked off a sudden and unexpected call for residential property bonds.

Body Corporate and Home Owner Association rules MUST be carefully checked before you buy into developments - some infringe accepted human rights.

Ever since the tightening of credit rulings in the South African economy which followed on from the global financial collapse, self employed people (even those with flourishing businesses) have battled to qualify/be considered for bond finance.

A new analysis by INRIX, has shown that Cape Town’s commuting vehicle drivers, spend more time in congested traffic than those of any other major city in South Africa.

Rowan Alexander, Director of Alexander Swart Property, says that from time to time he is forced to remind clients that the 72 hour clause contains concepts which they may have not fully understood.

Although relatively few Capetonians are aware of this further step in the campaign to limit their water consumption, the Cape Town City Council has just approved a range of amendments to the water by-laws. 

The latest figures from the respected property analysts Lightstone bear out the bullish statements that he has from time to time made about the prospects for what is arguably the Cape Town Northern Suburbs’ most prestigious and popular suburb, Durbanville, said Rowan Alexander, Director of Alexander Swart Property, this week.

The Cape Town Municipality’s water department has, says Rowan Alexander, Director of Alexander Swart Property, been reasonably efficient in keeping track of water consumption and penalising those who do not comply with the new rulings limiting water usage.

Brackenfell, thought by many property trend watchers to be the precinct that now offers the best value for money and the best capital growth prospects.

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