SA's ultimate property guide.
270 pages of sound, unbiased advice, covering 140 essential topics on first-time renting, buying, selling and investing in residential property.
THE PROPERTY GUIDE, brought to you by Private Property, is designed to explain the ins and outs of property.
We all want security in the form of a home or investments (or both) however few of us are taught how to achieve this. Private Property’s THE PROPERTY GUIDE aims to equip South Africans with knowledge so that they may feel empowered on their property journey.
Get answers to your biggest property questions.
How much should I be earning before I consider buying a property?
If you earn R0 – R22 000 pm you can apply for government financial aid to own a home.
Is property ownership worthwhile in the current economic climate?
We weigh-up the pros and cons of owning vs. renting and answer FAQ’s for first-time tenants.
Do I have the right skills and business experience to become an investor?
This guide will familiarise you with CGT, your ROI, the effect of gearing on your investment and more.
Real estate investing, even on a small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual’s cash flow and wealth.
– Robert Kiyosaki
Make the right decisions at the right time.
Too many people run into financial difficulty and have to live with disappointments after making hasty decisions with their property transaction. We cover the most important facts as comprehensively as possible, while keeping it simple, user-friendly and easy to read.
Avoid the overwhelm by having an understanding of the process
Buying or selling a home as well as moving, can be one of the most stressful experiences in your life as it is probably one of the most important investments you will make. Know your rights and obligations so that you can take control of the whole process.