WEALTH

Did Someone Say Tax Benefits? Sign Us Up!

Investors are often advised not to buy property in a trust due to the high tax rates, but the ‘advisor’ often does not understand trusts or how the trust-related taxes work.

Five Points to Keep in Mind When You Refinance Property

There is another leg to your returns that often dwarfs the cash flow generated from rental income minus your outflows: The capital growth or equity in a property.

Pros & Cons of Each Type of Property Ownership

Though many might not be aware of it, there are three different forms of home ownership in South Africa. These include owning a home as a natural person, a company, or as a trust. Each option has its own set of pros and cons, which is why it is important to understand each option before going ahead with the purchase.

How To Build Your Property Investment Team

Teamwork makes the dream work “In a multitude of counsellors, there is safety.” The rich surround themselves with experts. If you want to do something great, you are not going to do it alone. It is no different when building your property investment portfolio. You cannot be good at everything, and you do not want […]

Retirement Fund & The Property Market

Online property listing portals saw a decline in activity at the start of the lockdown, but it has been increasing steadily, almost back to pre-lockdown levels. Without denying the reality of the current global recession, markets do recover over time and as property prices have come down, it definitely is a buyer’s market.  Shameer Chothia, […]

Top 10 Tips For Investing In Property

One of Warren Buffet’s sayings has always stuck with me: “We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.”  

RMB Shines Light On Solutions For a Courageous Nation

RMB’s home HQ in Sandton, is shining brightly with the colours of national unity in a gesture of solidarity and solutionist thinking.

Asymptomatic COVID-19 Carriers A Threat to the Elderly

As our understanding of the coronavirus develops, it has become clear that asymptomatic carriers could be the biggest threat when it comes to containing the virus.

Now is the time for Masterful Inaction

Despite the latest S&P ratings downgrade to an eye-watering BB-, there will always be opportunities that offer excellent returns and that can make the bold few very rich.

Property in 2020

Predictions about the likely performance of an industry are rife at the beginning of a year, and even more so at the start of a new decade.

Taking ‘Smart’ Ownership of your investment

Turning a new page in South Africa’s home loan and property financing era, MortgageMe, a new online bond aggregator, made its debut in September 2019 to give property-buyers full ownership of their financing prospects. Cutting out the….

Property Market Hopes to Hear from the Budget Speech

The Minister of Finance, Tito Titus Mboweni, will deliver the National Budget Speech 2020 in Parliament on 26 February 2020. Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX….

Action needed to punt property sales momentum 

It’s just a few days to go before a National Budget speech that has been described as the most important in the past 20 years, and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is expected to have to….