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What is an Asset Register? Why is it important?

In the simplest terms, an asset register is exactly what it sounds like, a registry of all the assets owned by a company that are used in its operations, for example, land, buildings, machinery, equipment, computers etc. The typical asset register includes name, description, value and depreciation, useful life, location and other useful details. An […]

January 15, 2019

What are the Main Factors That Affect Property Value?

In today’s property market it’s more important than ever to know what are the factors that determine property value. Though a truly accurate valuation takes time and the right expertise to get it right and arrive at an accurate figure, some knowledge on what factors affect the price of property are good to know, particularly […]

January 2, 2019

Artificial Intelligence in Real Estate

Artificial intelligence, the process by which a machine is taught how to ‘think’ and learn like a human being is one of the most interesting technological developments in recent times. With applications in fields as varied as science and healthcare, communication and education, artificial intelligence is poised to revolutionize how we view and interact with […]

December 19, 2018

What are the factors that increase the market value of your property?

The performance of the real estate market is tied to a number of factors. Property appreciation is often dependent upon factors such as the state of the economy, customer confidence, geopolitical trends, inflation etc. With more people looking to invest into a property, it’s wise to keep a track of these things in order to […]

December 9, 2018

Escrow Accounts: Mitigating Investor Risk for Off-Plan Properties

What is an Escrow Account? An escrow account is an account in which money is held on the behalf of two parties that are in the process of completing a transaction. With regards to off plan purchases in the real estate sector, this is usually the account to which a prospective buyers pays into, which […]

November 27, 2018

Financing Your Property – Should You Opt for Cash or a Mortgage?

Investing in property is one of the biggest decisions many people will ever make in their lives with the type of financing chosen making the choice all the more important. Generally speaking, the two main methods for financing a property purchase is either cash or taking out a mortgage. Each option has its own benefits […]

November 22, 2018