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SA REIT Best Practice Recommendations draft second edition available for comment

Following a broad consultative process, the SA REIT Best Practice Recommendations (BPR) draft second edition is out for for public comment...

20 Mar 2019

Looking to buy to rent? Make sure the unit ticks the boxes

If a decision is made to buy a residential unit to rent out, it is advisable to first assess what the expectations are in terms of income or tenancy...

By Nelio Mendes 20 Mar 2019

Cash is king in the Winelands

The real estate market's response during a downturn is largely predictable, with tighter budgets, cash-strapped consumers and fewer property sales setting the tone for a decidedly buyer's market...

18 Mar 2019

Inner city property development scheme creates new jobs

The R9bn Jobs Fund (JF) set up by government in 2011 to co-finance public, private and non-government projects has partnered with TUHF Limited (TUHF) to transform old inner city buildings into homes...

18 Mar 2019

Atterbury leadership succession plan taking shape

Real estate developer and investor Atterbury is moving forward with its leadership succession plan with the appointment of Armond Boshoff as CEO of Atterbury (Southern Africa)...

15 Mar 2019

Should you ever sell an investment property?

There are those who believe you should never sell an investment property, especially if it's paid off, generating an income for you every month in the form of rental and increasing in value...

By Gerhard Kotzé 8 Mar 2019

London to remain leading global wealth centre despite Brexit risks - new report

The 13th annual Knight Frank Wealth Report has been released...

8 Mar 2019

Why property markets slow before elections

With the election date recently set for 8 May 2019, it is possible that activity in the property market may improve in the months to follow...

By Adrian Goslett 7 Mar 2019

Stable real estate market continues to draw investment in Casablanca - JLL

JLL's 2018 Year in Review report has outlined a relatively stable real estate market in Casablanca across its hospitality, retail and industrial sectors...

6 Mar 2019

Seil-Safari navigates farmers through unchartered waters to new horizons

From 1-5 April 2019, Seil-Safari will bring together world-class speakers, agricultural experts and South Africa's farming community to share knowledge and know-how on the latest innovations and solutions in the sector...

Issued by Echo Produksies 5 Mar 2019

Budget 2019: What it means for the property industry

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni made his debut National Budget speech in Parliament. Here's what the property experts say about what this means for real estate, South Africa and you...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 4 Mar 2019

Rental growth shows first uptick in 2 years

Q4 of 2018 showed the first quarterly uptick in the rental growth rate in two years, as well as the highest quarterly year-on-year growth for the year...

28 Feb 2019

How to spot a profitable real estate investment

If there's one thing I've learned in my career in property investment, it's that there are a lot of different approaches to making a profit from real estate...

By Sylvia Koketso Milosevic 27 Feb 2019

Government bureaucracy hampering investment in Western Cape, says property forum

According to the Western Cape Property Development Forum (WCPDF), an increasing slowdown in approval processes by local and provincial governments is costing the Western Cape thousands of jobs and will lead to the loss of scarce skills...

27 Feb 2019

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