Redefine property wins for innovation

2015-05-28 19:08

Redefine's 90 Grayston in Johannesburg has won the award for commercial office development at the Sapoa Innovative Excellence in Property Development Awards.

Buying a home after a divorce

2015-05-26 12:48

Buying a new home after a divorce may be hard, especially if you are still the co-owner of a property with your former spouse, says an expert.

Factor in extra costs a bigger home brings

2015-05-25 11:43

While costs such as transfer fees are taken into account when deciding to move to a bigger house, one often forgets about certain other ones, warns an expert.

Affordability impacts residential building sector

2015-05-22 14:01

Although the biggest demand in SA is for small housing units, fewer are built due to affordability and changing lifestyles, says an expert.

Buying property overseas is like buying a boat - expert

2015-05-19 07:52

South African investors seeking property overseas simply to get a passport often end up getting burnt, says a global property expert.

Double-digit property price growth - ooba

2015-05-15 06:32

April results from ooba show double-digit property price growth and continued lender confidence.

Earning interest from bond account

2015-05-11 14:43

A Fin24 user wants to know if he would be earning interest if he put some money in his paid-up bond account.

Real house price growth continues its slide down

2015-05-07 12:37

Real house price growth has slowed down year-on-year in March, despite the fact that inflation has remained low, according to an index.

And the top 10 residential estates in SA are...

2015-04-30 07:29

Seven of the ten top residential estates are in the Western Cape, with KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and Mpumalanga sporting a piece each.

Zim a difficult environment - Old Mutual

2015-04-27 11:25

Old Mutual Zimbabwe says vacancies at its properties have grown to 19% as the operating environment in the country continues to deteriorate.


Query about surety for a loan

2015-05-27 17:26

A Fin24 user has signed surety for a home loan and has now discovered that the bank has automatically linked his profile to the outstanding loan amount.

Impact of interest rates on commercial property

2015-05-26 11:42

Short term small interest rate movements should have no material impact on commercial property investors, says an expert.

Thousands flock to giant new mall

2015-05-22 17:15

Eager shoppers are flocking through the doors of South Africa’s newest regional mall, the R1.7bn Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth.

Cape sectional title market in sizzling form

2015-05-19 18:22

Cape Town’s sectional title market is in sizzling form according to Seeff.

Tips for selling a second home

2015-05-18 11:51

There are a few things owners can do to help them sell their second home and possibly make someone’s dream come true, says an expert.

Moody's upgrades Growthpoint's rating

2015-05-13 13:41

Moody's Investors Service has upgraded Growthpoint Properties' global scale issuer and senior unsecured ratings, recocognising its portfolio of around R95bn.

Val de Vie launches new development

2015-05-11 14:07

The Val de Vie development in the Franschhoek-Paarl valley has launched 142 plot and plan homes in The Vines, set on 12 hectares.

Oz toughens property ownership for foreigners

2015-05-03 17:15

Foreigners who break rules on buying Australian real estate will face up to three years in jail or fines under tougher new rules.

Double coup for V&A Waterfront green building

2015-04-27 18:07

The Green Building Council of South AfricaIn has honoured the V&A Waterfront for its high-level environmentally friendly and sustainable operating efficiency.

Singapore becoming cheaper to call home

2015-04-24 18:17

Expats in Singapore have voiced concerns about high living expenses, tightening foreign labour policies and education costs at international schools.

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