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Repo rate reduction would have helped boost economy: Dr Andrew Golding

A reduction in repo rate would have provided a much-needed boost for consumer confidence and market sentiment

1 day ago

Justifying land expropriation - public purpose, public interest

Section 25(2) of the Constitution sets out the requirements for a lawful expropriation of property, one of which is that the expropriation must be for a public purpose or in the public interest

1 day ago

Flat repo rate, lower inflation welcomed as economic challenges mount

The Monetary Policy Committee of the South African Reserve Bank announced on Thursday, 25 May, that the repo rate is to remain at 7% (home loan base rate of 10.5%)

By Samuel Seeff 1 day ago

Spear REIT exceeds forecast in first set of financial results

Since listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in November last year, Spear REIT Limited has declared a first dividend of 16.75% over its forecast in the company's first set of financial results

2 days ago

Steadfast Arrowhead sets sights on double-digit dividend growth

Arrowhead Properties is likely to reach about double-digit dividend income growth in the next two years, as long as political and economic shocks do not persist in SA

By Alistair Anderson 2 days ago

#WomensMonth is not important

“Women's Month is not important if it means we only pay attention to women's issues for 31 days of the year." - Moyin Oloruntoba

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Rebosis to capitalise on Centurion portfolio

By capitalising on its local retail property portfolio, Rebosis Property Fund is gearing up for growth in the Centurion retail market

3 days ago

Tough times give rise to rent dodgers

More residential tenants are failing to pay their rent on time, highlighting the economic pressure on the South African consumer, say experts

By Alistair Anderson 3 days ago

Standard Bank House Price Index overview for April 2017

Growth in the Standard Bank House Price Index keeps slowing

By Siphamandla Mkhwanazi 23 May 2017

Marriott to strengthen Indian Ocean position with debut of Ritz-Carlton in Zanzibar

The hotel will be part of the Amber Resort complex expected to be the largest mixed-use development in Africa occupying approximately 1,750 hectares of pristine Indian Ocean coastline in the northeast of the island

23 May 2017

Eastern Cape invests R68m in social housing project

A total of R68m has been invested to refurbish an old Port Elizabeth building into a social housing project, says the Eastern Cape Human Settlements Department

23 May 2017

Nine global trends in food and beverage

Globally, food and beverage are playing an increasingly important role in the reason people visit shopping centres

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 May 2017

Property sector under pressure due to low levels of confidence

Low business and consumer confidence are placing the property sector under pressure

By Sunita Menon 22 May 2017

Understanding the role of the Rental Housing Tribunal

Established during 2001, the Rental Housing Tribunal (RHT) assists in resolving disputes that arise between landlords and tenants

By Adrian Goslett 22 May 2017

Broll Retail Snapshot reveals top performing categories

While December was unsurprisingly the best month for retailers compared to November and January, consumers have become more cautious on spending

22 May 2017

Costs to consider when investing in property

Purchasing an investment property can offer great financial rewards

By Adrian Goslett 19 May 2017

How can I rent again if I have a bad reference?

Private Property provides tips on how to go about renting a property when one of your previous landlords is giving you a bad reference

Issued by Private Property 19 May 2017

Karoo increasingly capturing the hearts of travellers, property investors

Increasingly, the Karoo is seen a compelling and exciting tourism destination by the many travellers and visitors who explore the vast open spaces and myriad of towns that comprise this broad-spread and varied region.

19 May 2017

Southern Cape agricultural land some of the most sought-after in SA

Seven years of good rainfall and equally good harvests have made agricultural land in the Southern Cape some of the most sought-after in the country

19 May 2017

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Hammerson, 'a solid bet for future returns'

Hammerson, which is the largest property stock on the JSE, is considered by analysts as one of the most undervalued stocks with significant upside potential.

28 Apr 2017

Sirius makes acquisitions worth €103m

Sirius Real Estate enjoyed a "highly successful" period in the 12 months to March.

By Alistair Anderson 12 Apr 2017

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