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Atterbury's fourth retail development in Ghana opens in April
Atterbury's fourth retail development in Ghana opens in April

Atterbury's fourth successful retail development in Ghana, the $95 million (R1.2 billion) Kumasi City Mall opens on 20 April 2017

15 hours ago

Commission cutting is not the answer in a market downturn
Commission cutting is not the answer in a market downturn

Estate agent commission cutting on home sales, which was rampant during the 2008 economic downturn, is making a re-appearance in the current residential property market downturn. ..

By Ronald Ennik 18 hours ago

Accurate property valuation key to speedy, successful sale
Accurate property valuation key to speedy, successful sale

The highest appraisal is not necessarily the best appraisal

1 day ago

What happens to a home when the owner passes away?
What happens to a home when the owner passes away?

The answer depends on whether the owner had a will or not says Bruce Swain, MD of Leapfrog Property Group

1 day ago

Official opening of expanded Ballito Junction Mall
Official opening of expanded Ballito Junction Mall

The Mayor Cllr Ricardo Mthembu and the Honourable Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi have officially opened Ballito Junction Regional Mall

24 Mar 2017

Shift noted in nature of SA hotel development
Shift noted in nature of SA hotel development

The nature of hotel development in South Africa has shifted

24 Mar 2017

What's the big deal with rental inspections?
What's the big deal with rental inspections?

Incoming and outgoing inspections are required by law under the Rental Housing Act

24 Mar 2017

Property group Globe Trade Centre opens the door to regular dividends
Property group Globe Trade Centre opens the door to regular dividends

Poland-based real estate group Globe Trade Centre (GTC), which develops and manages properties in eastern Europe, has decided to pay regular dividends

By Alistair Anderson 23 Mar 2017

RICS publishes new global professional statement on conflicts of interest
RICS publishes new global professional statement on conflicts of interest

Following extensive industry consultation, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is tightening up requirements for RICS professionals and regulated firms

22 Mar 2017

Wealth Migrate enters SA property market
Wealth Migrate enters SA property market

Wealth Migrate has announced its entry into the South African property market

22 Mar 2017

Residential transactions: a turnaround in sight?
Residential transactions: a turnaround in sight?

The property industry weathered a very difficult year in 2016. Declining sales have mauled the industry, hitting agents and homeowners alike. But there may be some good news on the horizon

By Richard Gray 22 Mar 2017

Greenbay to move to main board of JSE at month end
Greenbay to move to main board of JSE at month end

Greenbay Properties, a group that invests in a diverse range of European property markets, will move to the main board of the JSE at the end of March

By Alistair Anderson 22 Mar 2017

Compact urban living an emerging trend in commercial real estate
Compact urban living an emerging trend in commercial real estate

With the advent of a flexible work culture and urbanisation, commercial real estate investors are realising the need to adapt to the changing environment

20 Mar 2017

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Greenbay and Resilient to buy two malls in Portugal

Property groups Greenbay and Resilient intend buying two Portuguese shopping centres for €219.25m. Each will pay half for a 50% stake, they announced on Thursday, 16 March

By Matthew Stevens 20 Mar 2017

Understanding fair wear, tear in commercial rental agreements
Understanding fair wear, tear in commercial rental agreements

Commonly used in commercial rental agreements, fair wear and tear is a phrase essential to understand in the context of a commercial lease

17 Mar 2017

CT ranked among top ‘tech cities'
CT ranked among top ‘tech cities'

According to Savills' recent Tech Cities 2017 report, Cape Town, along with Santiago and Buenos Aires, is one of the world's rising global players

17 Mar 2017

Deborah Aremband and Ricky Tomaselli, Fieldspace's marketing team
#BrandManagerMonth: How the Fieldspace brand stays ahead of the game

Deborah Aremband and Ricky Tomaselli are the marketing managers behind the Fieldspace Property Group brand

By Sindy Peters 16 Mar 2017

Future of property in sectional title sector
Future of property in sectional title sector

The future of property lies largely in the sectional title sector, says Paul French, commercial director for the Coastal Property Group

16 Mar 2017

Unpacking new property legislation
Unpacking new property legislation

There are a few significant changes on the cards for the South African property sector in 2017

16 Mar 2017

Demystifying the rental agreement
Demystifying the rental agreement

The days of 10% increases when renewing the lease on your house or flat are all but extinct

15 Mar 2017

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Creating beach life for Gauteng

A multinational water innovation company is planning to bring beach life to Gauteng. Swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding and sailing will be on offer in the new development

15 Mar 2017

Lightstone predicts a buyer's market for 2017
Lightstone predicts a buyer's market for 2017

It's a buyer's market in 2017, according to the Lightstone house price forecast for this year

14 Mar 2017

Benefits of purchasing a sectional title property
Benefits of purchasing a sectional title property

Safety and reduced costs are just two of the reasons that sectional title units have grown massively in popularity over the years

14 Mar 2017

New property sector legislation overlooks transformation
New property sector legislation overlooks transformation

New legislation for SA's property sector barely makes any reference to transformation of the sector

By Alistair Anderson 14 Mar 2017

What you need to know when you buy off-plan
What you need to know when you buy off-plan

As with any large financial investment, there are potential drawbacks buyers need to be aware of when buying a property off-plan

13 Mar 2017

BetterLife Home Loans CEO Shaun Rademeyer
Increase in number of home loans over R900k granted

There has been a substantial increase over the past 12 months in the percentage of home loans being granted for more than R900,000. This is according to latest statistics from bond originator BetterLife Home Loans

13 Mar 2017

Uncovering the hidden costs of selling a home
Uncovering the hidden costs of selling a home

Selling a house is a big decision, says Lolly Unterlsak, property consultant at Jawitz Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town, and one that could have hidden costs

13 Mar 2017

CT's business boom great news for property sector
CT's business boom great news for property sector

Cape Town's investment potential is far from the apex of its curve, says Tony Clarke, MD of the Rawson Property Group

10 Mar 2017

Be aware of possible rental scams
Be aware of possible rental scams

While the internet is an extremely useful tool, it has also made it easier for criminals to prey on prospective tenants – with the number of incidences on the increase

By Adrian Goslett 10 Mar 2017

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