ARTICLES RELATING TO PROPERTY

Can you pay off your bond faster?

2016-05-25 11:05

Not many people are aware that they can pay off their bond quicker than the agreed period. Steven Barker, head of home loans at Standard Bank, shares a few pointers.

How solid is the property sector?

2016-05-24 09:00

SA's property space has seen robust activity, with eight new listings in the past year. Experts share their views on the outlook for the sector.

Investing in Cyprus as 'Plan B'

2016-05-13 14:16

In South Africa, the demand for investing in a property in Cyprus has soared, according to CEO of Cypriot Realty, Jenny Ellinas.

Listed property – consider getting in this queue

2016-05-12 14:20

Listed property has become a concern for many investors due to rising interest rates in an economy under pressure. We look at what makes this sector a good bet, despite the challenges.

Guptas buy $30m mansion in Dubai, says City Press

2016-05-09 07:44

The Gupta family has bought a R445m residence in the Emirates Hills section of Dubai, City Press newspaper has reported, citing two unidentified people.

What to consider when looking for a new home

2016-05-04 10:00

Buying a home is the single largest expense you will most likely incur in your lifetime, however finding your ideal property can be a mammoth task.

Drop in house price growth stalls as avg home tops R1m

2016-05-03 11:43

Zero percent real house price inflation at the current time should not be too surprising as valuers point to a supply-constrained market, says FNB's John Loos.

Entrepreneurial success in property industry

2016-04-22 17:55

Ten thriving small businesses have graduated from the two-year enterprise development incubation programme offered by Property Point - a Growthpoint initiative.

Property: Local challenges force offshore card

2016-04-21 10:38

The sector for real estate investment will likely weather the economic meltdown thanks to quality management and the ability to expand into international markets.

UK home presales drop 33% as tax burden rises

2016-04-18 12:30

Demand for London homes under construction has slumped by 33% in the first quarter as a new tax on overseas buyers and high values damped demand.

 

New Touchstone House offers trendy office space in CT

2016-05-24 18:54

Rental office units form part of the offering in the new Touchstone House, located on the corner of Bree and Mechau Streets in Cape Town’s CBD.

Insurance tips for successfully renting out a property

2016-05-19 11:00

Planning to rent out property? Gari Dombo, managing director of Alexander Forbes Insurance, discusses some insurance pointers to keep in mind.

Where to find a solid property investment

2016-05-13 06:00

We look at which property stocks are best-placed to withstand diverging economic possibilities during the rest of the year.

Emira expands retail footprint, upgrades centres

2016-05-11 17:22

JSE-listed Reit Emira Property Fund has invested over R250m in acquiring new centres and upgrading its shopping centres.

Riding on the Dubai property roller coaster

2016-05-04 18:51

For more than 10 years Dubai property prices have been on a roller coaster, creating and wiping out fortunes, but recently they appear to have run out of steam.

Banking on retirement property

2016-05-03 14:30

Investing into a mature lifestyle property early is profiting both retirement investors and developers.

Establishing a 2nd residence outside SA

2016-04-22 18:10

If a business focuses on a particular country for its new markets, it could make sense to acquire a property there or use it to gain an additional passport.

Top tips to increase the value of your home

2016-04-21 13:00

Rory Judd, head of online marketing at MiWay, discusses how home improvements can increase the value of your home much quicker than the general rate of appreciation.

Freehold property prices outpace sectional title - index

2016-04-20 17:41

The latest Standard Bank House Price Index shows freehold property prices outpace sectional title for the first time since April 2015.

FOR SALE: Mona Lisa's villa in Italy

2016-04-14 22:00

One of Tuscany's most famous villas is up for sale with its owners hoping to be smiling all the way to the bank thanks to its links to the Mona Lisa.

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