South Africans can buy property in Portugal’s ancient walled cities

Oct 14, 2019 8:00:00 AM Share this:

There is something inherently charming about ancient walled cities. The narrow, cobbled streets, beautiful town squares, quaint cafes and ornate churches hold a special fascination that makes them some of the most popular tourist destinations.


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Topics: buying property, Relocating, Buying in Portugal

Settling into your new neighbourhood

Dec 31, 2018 8:00:00 AM Share this:

Buying a new home often means moving to a new suburb, city or even country. It may be a new location you chose simply because you loved it, or it maybe it’s where you need to be for work or family. Whatever the reason for your change in location, it can be a little daunting finding ways to get to know the neighbourhood and have it start feeling like home.


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Topics: buying property, Real Estate Agents, Tips for buying, Harcourts Real Estate

Buy investment property on a low income

Sep 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM Share this:

There is no sugar-coating the fact that if you are a low-income earner, buying an investment property will require a lot of discipline and sacrifice.

There are a number of challenges to overcome, but although income level is a factor when it comes to borrowing money for investment, there are a lot of other aspects at play, many within your control.


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Topics: Property Investment, buying property, Buyers market, Tips for buying

Getting the right property for you in 2018

Mar 26, 2018 8:00:00 AM Share this:

We’re now well into a new year, and with a new year comes a brand-new set of goals and priorities. If one of your top priorities this year is finding your brand-new home, here are some tips on where to start.

Time for a change?
A change in homes can also herald a change in lifestyle. Those looking at moving on from their quarter-acre paradise might suddenly discover the appeal of an inner-city apartment, while city dwellers might dream of a lifestyle block in the countryside or a villa in the suburbs. Whatever the change and new horizons you have in mind be prepared to make well-informed decisions as part of your move.


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Topics: Property Tips, buying property, Real Estate Agents, dream home