The pros and cons of deed digitisation
The pros and cons of deed digitisation

While the digital signing of documentation could pave the way to more efficient and streamlined processes for the real estate industry, it comes with its own set of risks...

2 days ago

The great north coast 'semigration'
The great north coast 'semigration'

The north coast of KwaZulu-Natal is attracting younger buyers, while current property owners in the area are just as keen to stay put, recent property statistics have revealed...

2 days ago

BetterBond CEO calls for rate cut

Rudi Botha, CEO of BetterBond, believes that while real estate and construction are among the economic sectors that are currently doing best, both could really do with a helping hand from the Reserve Bank...

14 Sep 2018

Gauteng court rules against cheap bank repossessions

A full bench of the South Gauteng High Court ruled on Wednesday, 12 September, that repossessed homes may no longer be sold at auction without reserve prices...

By Ciaran Ryan 14 Sep 2018

Ignore 'recession' talk and buy more real estate

SA may be in a "technical" recession, but a closer analysis of the figures released by StatsSA shows that the economy is actually heading in the right direction...

By Berry Everitt 13 Sep 2018

Community Schemes Ombud Service: Who is guarding the guardian?

While there has been much focus in the property media on how homeowners can save costs as the fees for basic services continue to rise, sectional title property owners had more added to their monthly levies...

By Chris Renecle 12 Sep 2018

Flat outlook for property, but a great time to buy

Like everyone else, we had hoped that the technical recession would be staved off...

By Samuel Seeff 11 Sep 2018

6 distractions to eliminate on show day

It's important to put your best foot forward when it comes to selling your property...

7 Sep 2018

Cape Town approves rezoning of prime property for social housing in inner city

On Tuesday, 4 September, the City of Cape Town's Municipal Planning Tribunal approved an application by the Western Cape government to consolidate and rezone the Somerset Precinct...

By Thembela Ntongana 6 Sep 2018

Marketing your home to the right buyer

In the competitive real estate market, agents need to have an advantage when selling property...

5 Sep 2018

Land reform panic unnecessary, Seeff welcomes clarity and support

There is no doubt that there is great concern about land reform amongst ordinary South Africans and especially property owners and buyers. At the same time, there is a huge amount of noise in the media and public discourse around this, often sending mixed messages...

By Stuart Manning 4 Sep 2018

Banks still bullish on real estate

According to Rudi Botha, CEO of bond originator BetterBond, there has been a 4.2% increase in the number of bond approvals over the past 12 months...

3 Sep 2018

Why property show days are still relevant

It's spring, which is traditionally one of the best home sales periods of the year and a great time for sellers to list...

By Berry Everitt 3 Sep 2018

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