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PICS: A peek into R80m superhome on sale in Plettenberg Bay

2017-07-22 10:00

Plettenberg Bay has been a favourite playground of SA’s most affluent people and the international polo set for many years.

When physical property is not an option

2017-07-20 11:31

Physical property is beyond the reach of many due to the sheer cost involved. And even those who can afford it may be reluctant to take the plunge. An option to consider is property shares.

For R27m you can live on top of this SA mountain

2017-07-19 05:00

A unique Cape Dutch mansion, which is being touted as an ideal wedding venue, boutique hotel or a luxury family homestead, is on the market for R27m.

Creditworthiness becoming more important for tenants

2017-07-18 17:36

In South Africa’s highly competitive rental market properties are in high demand and short supply.

Property: Do I buy when the market is up? Or when the market is down?

2017-07-16 15:11

So when is the best time to buy property? Author François Janse van Rensburg tackles this question in a chapter in his new book about buy-to-let in South Africa.

Change looms for the next big property cycle

2017-07-14 18:57

There will likely be two important factors that will influence the next big property cycle, says the head of the UCT Urban Real Estate Research Unit.

Atlantic Leaf Properties pleased with solid platform for growth

2017-07-12 16:46

Atlantic Leaf Properties, the Mauritian-based real estate company, focuses on commercial property assets in strategically positioned light-industrial nodes in the UK.

Occupational rent explained

2017-07-11 17:18

The payment of occupational rent is a standard clause in almost every property sales contract, and yet it is also one of the more common causes of contention.

Tenant's rights when landlord decides to sell

2017-07-11 11:56

Many tenants are not aware of their rights when their landlord decides to sell the property.

Signs of broad slowing in Cape Town house price growth

2017-07-10 18:18

The Mother City's property market remains resilient, despite signs of a broad slowing in house price growth in the City of Cape Town starting to emerge.

 

Jury out if rate cut will boost property sector

2017-07-20 18:50

Estate agencies give their opinion on what the impact of the cut in the repo rate could mean for the local property industry - and why.

US housing starts increase at fastest pace in four months

2017-07-19 15:00

Residential construction has ended the second quarter on a stronger note as groundbreaking on new homes rebounded at the fastest clip in four months.

Property rights after marriage

2017-07-18 18:00

Marriage is a life-changing event, and not just in the emotional sense – it alters the way we manage things like finances and property ownership too.

Cape Town property most popular hot spot for rich Africans

2017-07-17 06:03

A large number of wealthy Africans, the bulk from Angola, Ghana and Nigeria, favour buying property in Cape Town, shows the latest African Wealth Report.

PICS: Inside R220 million French castle that has sold only once in 500 years

2017-07-15 17:12

The earliest record of the property is from 1064, when it was owned by the monastic order, the Abbey of Saint Victor de Marseille.

Emira shareholders approve new R364m BEE transaction

2017-07-14 14:33

Shareholders of Emira Property Fund have approved a transaction that will see 5% of its shares in issue being held by strategic black partners.

London house price drag prompts UK's weakest gains since '13

2017-07-12 12:50

Weakness in London house prices have contributed to the UK’s slowest annual increase since 2013 last quarter.

New property portal provides 360 degree views

2017-07-11 16:51

South African e-commerce platform PriceCheck has launched a property portal to find, view and compare properties.

How provinces weigh up in terms of house price growth

2017-07-10 19:31

There is a relatively strong house price growth differential between the Western Cape and the rest of the major regions in South Africa, indices show.

Accusations of racism aired at property bills hearing

2017-07-08 06:00

Financial institutions are being accused of turning down countless home loan applications by ‘high-risk’ black buyers.

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