AA - Jan 2020

Choose rental homes as carefully as your own – 28 January 2020

When buying an investment property, you should apply the same “rules” about location, condition and security as when buying a home for yourself. That’s the word from Berry Everitt, CEO of the Chas Everitt International property group, who says that volatile equity markets, relatively low interest rates and banks eager to lend on residential property have spurred an increase in buy-to-let purchases this year, in spite of slow rental growth rates.

It’s my life right? – 7 January 2020

Retirement Villages are trending on the property front and potential Life Right Holders are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing where to settle down for their retirement…

Sale of property from a deceased person’s estate – 13 January 2020

It is not uncommon for an estate agent to be involved in the marketing of a property which is an asset in a deceased person’s estate. But buying from a deceased estate can, at times, discourage an eager property buyer or investor due to the fact that such transfers are likely to take longer to finalise than ‘normal’ sales.