While purchasing investment property can be risky, it can also be a gateway to a future free from financial worry if the right principles are applied
Adrian Goslett 12 hours ago
Officials from the Department of Human Settlements will this week visit the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape for public hearings on the Property Practitioners Bill and the Home Loan and Mortgage Disclosure Amendment Bill
Along with being named winner for the property sector for the sixth consecutive year, Growthpoint Properties is the overall winner of the Investment Analysts Society (IAS) Excellence in Financial Reporting and Communications Awards 2016
Township spaza shop owners should either be given shares or space in township malls, which are bankrupting them, EFF leader Julius Malema said
There can be no arguing against the fact that the provision of affordable housing is a vital component of the social transformation and empowerment efforts of local and national governments across South Africa
Leanne Govender 3 days ago
New research has revealed that Londoners could move abroad and swap their one-bed flats for a seven-bedroom mansion complete with swimming pool
In an effort to expedite the provision of affordable housing opportunities across the city, the City of Cape Town is seeking additional social housing partners
With a number of new property platforms employing models that 'cut out the middle-man', and in doing so asking for much lower commissions for connecting sellers with buyers, the question of why use an estate agent at all has been asked
According to Cyndy Minnaar, Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty area specialists in Newlands and Constantia, the majority of buyers in Cape Town's Southern Suburbs don't need bonds
South African listed property players are still concerned about a lack of legal structures and reliable regulations in other African countries, saying it is making investments on the continent a more difficult sell than European ones
Alistair Anderson 22 Jun 2017
According to a Homeowner Insights study conducted by Absa and Columinate in 2016, only 16% of people selling their properties trusted their estate agents
Adrian Goslett 22 Jun 2017
A tenant is required to pay the landlord a deposit, a predetermined sum of money, before taking occupation of any commercial premises
Hyprop Investments, the blue chip R30bn specialist shopping centre owner is facing pressure following the tenant failure of department store chain Stuttafords at three of its malls and the possible closure of some of Edcon's retail outlets.
Alistair Anderson 21 Jun 2017
“Rapid urbanisation and economic development make sub-Saharan Africa a promising market for property, especially as countries like Kenya are starting to adopt international frameworks"
There is still time to enter the Retail, Design and Development Awards (RDDA), hosted by the South African Council of Shopping Centres
In 2016, there were over seven billion mobile devices in the world and the users of these devices demand connectivity for them
Ron Lagnado and Bilal Vallee 20 Jun 2017
The South African property sector is making reasonable efforts towards transformation
As the United States moves away from its industrial past many of the older locations of defunct factories are found to be contaminated with hazardous wastes and pollution. There are many such sites scattered across this country and although many have been cleaned up, there are many more that need to be reclaimed.