How to replace a lost or destroyed title deed...
How to replace a lost or destroyed title deed...

A title deed is a document that serves as proof of legal ownership over a property, and is important for the transfer of property. Regulation 68 of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937 sets out the process that needs to be followed when one has lost or destroyed a title deed or mortgage bond...

By Leigh-Anne Kriel 2 days ago

#StartupStory: Filmspace connects property owners to filmmakers
#StartupStory: Filmspace connects property owners to filmmakers

Filmspace, a local tech startup company, aims to make the industry more accessible by connecting professional filmmakers to property owners...

Johannes MasitengBy Johannes Masiteng 21 Jan 2021

Digital signature on an Offer to Purchase - is it legally valid?
Digital signature on an Offer to Purchase - is it legally valid?

Electronic signatures have been a relevant and current topic of conversation, with the legal stance on the validity of such signatures within the context of property sale agreements being clear up until recently...

By Leigh-Anne Kriel 12 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Property
#BestofBiz 2020: Property

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Property & Real Estate site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

How prepaid meters can take the shock out of holiday rental utility bills
How prepaid meters can take the shock out of holiday rental utility bills

There's no denying that this has been a year where people have really had to learn to 'work smarter' and embrace new ideas. It has also become a time in which, more than ever, every rand spent really does count. Prepaid electricity sub-meters can assist landlords and property management agents to work smarter by preventing disputes on utilities bills...

By Zachariya Lockhat 10 Dec 2020

What the rise of short-term rentals means for landlords and tenants
What the rise of short-term rentals means for landlords and tenants

As the short-term rental market begins to pick up, landlords and tenants alike must take steps to protect themselves while the effects of Covid-19 and an unstable economy continue to disrupt the industry...

9 Dec 2020

Johnson Controls addresses HVAC skills shortage with learnership programme
Johnson Controls addresses HVAC skills shortage with learnership programme

With the goal of developing technical skills within the heating, ventilation, and air condition (HVAC) industry, Johnson Controls has rolled out a human capacity development and empowerment programme...

23 Nov 2020

How property managers are evolving into mediators
How property managers are evolving into mediators

The role of the property manager continues to evolve. Once thought of as merely rent collectors, it has become all too evident that the role of a good property manager has progressed...

By Gregg Huntingford 17 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Cashless parking payments solution poised for growth
Cashless parking payments solution poised for growth

Zapper has completed its integration with three of SA's largest parking management systems...

19 Oct 2020

Celeste Margo Le Roux awarded Standard Bank Top Woman Entrepreneur 2020
Celeste Margo Le Roux awarded Standard Bank Top Woman Entrepreneur 2020

Celeste Margo Le Roux, CEO and co-founder of React24 and co-founder of React Training College, was recently named the Standard Bank Top Woman Entrepreneur for 2020...

7 Oct 2020

Backyard rentals offer real gains, with help from better utility management
Backyard rentals offer real gains, with help from better utility management

The informal housing rental (or backyard rental) sector is transforming as it expands, and utility management is key in the new landlord-tenant relationship...

Issued by Semaphore Communications 6 Oct 2020

SAIBPP launches Women's Forum, webinar addresses equity, access, assets
SAIBPP launches Women's Forum, webinar addresses equity, access, assets

Earlier this month, the South African Institute for Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) launched its Women's Forum with a live virtual event...

28 Sep 2020

Rise in sale and leaseback transactions to free up cash flow
Rise in sale and leaseback transactions to free up cash flow

Facing mounting economic pressure, business owners are increasingly looking for innovative ways to access and free-up cashflow; one such avenue is through a sale and leaseback transaction...

25 Sep 2020

Broll Property Group secures Rwenzori Towers, Courts & House property management contracts
Broll Property Group secures Rwenzori Towers, Courts & House property management contracts

Broll Property Group has added another high-profile client to its Ugandan portfolio by securing the property and facilities management contracts for Rwenzori Towers, Rwenzori Courts, and Rwenzori House in Uganda...

Issued by Broll Property Group 7 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhere
#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhere

Tinyiko Mageza talks us through her serendipitous career journey, the women who have shaped her growth, and how the V&A aims to drive meaningful impact while adapting to the pandemic...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Aug 2020

South Africa's first eco home loan
South Africa's first eco home loan

One of the key residential market trends in South Africa has been the move away from freehold homes into estate or complex living, largely because they offer increased security, and a sense of community...

By Kerry Dimmer, Issued by Private Property South Africa 21 Aug 2020

Hot water generation - best solutions for SA commercial sector
Hot water generation - best solutions for SA commercial sector

The national building regulations specify that at least 50% of the annual hot water generation volume be provided by means other than electrical resistance heating elements...

By Dr Andries Nel 5 Aug 2020

Facilities management - a new role as employees return to the workplace
Facilities management - a new role as employees return to the workplace

Broll Property Group recently hosted its second Property Intel Podcast, 'Why return to the workplace?', highlighting some of the considerations behind a planned, individualised and carefully orchestrated re-entry to the workplace...

31 Jul 2020

Why next-level trust fund separation is vital in rental property management
Why next-level trust fund separation is vital in rental property management

No estate agent or property manager needs to be reminded of the legal specification that trust funds must be held separate from business funds. The reason for it is well known too...

By Jan Davel 29 Jul 2020



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