An alternative to redistributive land reform?

2015-08-30 15:00

The Free State township of Tumahole is becoming a laboratory for what is being punted as an alternative to redistributive land reform – and it uses a neglected piece of late-apartheid law.

Become a landlord

2015-08-26 10:18

Buying a house does not only mean a home for your family. Buying as an investment and making money from the rental income is a smart move, reports Yvonne Grimbeek

Emira primed for strong performance - CEO

2015-08-19 17:08

Emira Property Fund has reported distribution growth per participatory interest of 9% for its full financial year, meeting its market guidance.

Impact of Gauteng malls on community

2015-08-19 15:52

The Futuregrowth Community Property Fund says it invests in shopping malls in townships and rural areas to deliver sustainable returns with a social impact.

Investec ups property investment in Australia

2015-08-19 12:10

An Investec Property fund has announced the acquisition of a R172m industrial property in Australia.

House price growth in holiday towns tapering off

2015-08-18 18:00

Despite house price inflation in holiday towns remaining reasonably solid, the slowdown reflects the impact of tougher economic times, says FNB economist John Loos.

Tough times impact house price increases

2015-08-17 21:15

A more conservative residential property buying pattern should have a dampening impact on the more luxurious end of the residential market, a survey shows.

Reits outweigh retailers and hospitality on JSE

2015-08-13 18:54

Listed Reits have become an increasingly important force in the South African economy, says an expert.

Why SA's most expensive home costs R450m

2015-08-13 07:39

Sotheby's Lew Geffen has justified the hefty R450m price tag for a Camps Bay home, saying it is superior to most homes in Beverley Hills or on the French Riviera.

Property ownership hinges on savings

2015-08-11 17:28

Those who don’t have savings in place but would like to purchase a property in future will need to make some financial adjustments to start putting money aside.


Report on allegedly corrupt land deal delayed

2015-08-28 12:54

A report by the Public Protector's office on alleged corruption in the Huddle Park land deal has been delayed because the SA Council for the Property Valuers Profession is yet to make its expected submission.

How I bought my 1st property with just R20 000 in my account

2015-08-20 15:57

ADVERTORIAL: A property investor was 23 years old and practically broke when he bought his first investment property - here's his secret to investment success.

Buying a fixer-upper

2015-08-19 16:44

Buying a home that is in need of attention can be a highly beneficial investment if the purchaser takes the necessary precautions, says an expert.

Significant growth in township house prices

2015-08-19 13:04

The FNB House Price Index for areas formerly classified as “black townships” in the six major metro regions has risen by a very strong 17% year-on-year.

Three property issues the ANC will tackle

2015-08-19 07:41

Ownership, demographic transformation and access to finance are the three property issues the ANC wants to put in the spotlight at its National General Council.

China home prices rise for third month in July

2015-08-18 12:00

Chinese home prices have risen for a third consecutive month in July, fuelled by a pick-up in sales and market sentiment.

Property investment 'more than just about profit'

2015-08-17 18:22

The value of a property does not only lie in the return on investment, but also in its sustainability, delegates at a property investment conference are told.

International property investment 101

2015-08-13 11:23

ADVERTORIAL: Purchasing an international property is an excellent way for investors to diversify their portfolios, provided the necessary considerations are taken into account.

This R32 million, 5 bedroom home in Hyde Park is elegance personified

2015-08-12 09:42

Need a home to fit your lavish lifestyle? Look no further.

Australia probes home purchases by foreigners

2015-08-09 15:15

Australia is cracking down on foreigners who unlawfully own residential properties, investigating hundreds of cases ahead of the introduction of tougher penalties.

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