South Africa startup Rentorr's revolutionary service, built for renters, landlords, and contractors in SA, is expected to launch later this year, with early signups now being accepted
While the Consumer Protection Act has gone some way towards protecting buyers, and the new proposed Property Practitioners Bill goes further, property buyers still have to beware
Buyers in sectional title schemes are often annoyed to find they have limited “freedom of choice” when it comes to the exterior appearance of their properties
Changing consumer shopping habits and the rise of online shopping means that shopping malls are having to re-invent themselves by becoming lifestyle and event destinations.
Marriott International has announced further expansion plans in African with seven new hotel signings. Reinforcing is continued expansion in Africa, the global chain is targeting
Emira Property Fund is confident that its first asset conversion of a property from office to residential will succeed and that this will prompt the company to complete more value-enhancing property conversions
Alistair Anderson 12 Oct 2017
Echo Polska Properties is doubling its retail assets with the €692.1m (R11.1bn) acquisition of a portfolio of 12 properties
Alistair Anderson 12 Oct 2017
When the economy is struggling with low growth, as South Africa's currently is, there are still opportunities for investments
Founded in 2007 by Bruce Kerswill, the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) turns 10 this year
Sindy Peters 11 Oct 2017
The court's ruling in the case of Gees v Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Western Cape and Others may have significant consequences for property owners seeking to develop buildings over 60 years old
Chantelle Gladwin-Wood and Dee-dee Qolohle 10 Oct 2017
In the past, if a sectional title scheme appointed a managing agent, the trustees would still have to be actively involved in the decision making and management of the scheme
Michael Bauer 10 Oct 2017
Sunell Afrika, rentals manager for SAProperty.com, says that "one of the biggest causes of a breakdown in landlord-tenant relationships is where there is a lack of maintenance or repair"
The ombud for community housing schemes seems to have resolved whether it is permissible to let sectional title units via Airbnb in terms of the Sectional Title Schemes Management Act (STSMA)
Private Property returns as the headline sponsor of the latest season of Vat Jou Goed en Trek on kykNET. One lucky viewer will win a R50,000 prize
Private Property 9 Oct 2017
According to statistics from BetterBond, the majority of current homebuyers (52%) are repeat buyers who are giving real estate a vote of confidence by re-investing the proceeds of their own sales
The South African Women's Hockey team, sponsored by Private Property, heads off to Ismailia in Egypt for the Africa Cup for Nations this month
Private Property 6 Oct 2017
Property developers in Dubai showcased new multibillion-dollar mega-projects on Monday, 11 September, despite falling prices, in the hope of stimulating demand and helping to end a three-year market downturn.