ARTICLES RELATING TO PROPERTY

UK's landlord levy raises $1.3bn more than expected

2017-04-28 13:55

A levy on landlords and second-home owners that roiled sales of property rentals is becoming increasingly important for UK government coffers as home sales fall.

Cash-strapped homeowners turn to loans to pay bonds

2017-04-26 07:46

Hard-pressed South Africans are so fearful of losing their homes that they are turning to unsecured debt at increasing costs to service home loan repayments.

Unsold London homes under construction at record high

2017-04-25 11:10

The number of unsold London homes under construction has risen to a record as higher taxes and economic uncertainty damp demand for expensive properties.

PICS: What you get for R185m Cape Town home

2017-04-25 06:00

A property in Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard suburb of Fresnaye is on the market for a record price of R185m.

What you need to know when selling or buying

2017-04-23 07:01

The onus is on you to uncover any defects before you buy, writes Angelique Ruzicka.

Stefanutti Stocks expects earnings loss

2017-04-20 16:49

Stefanutti Stocks expects earnings per share to show a loss of between 70.00 cents and 90.00 cents per share.

You have options - banks 'don't really want to repossess your home'

2017-04-19 21:00

Home loans, usually one of the biggest monthly expenses, are also becoming a big financial headache for consumers battling to keep up with bond repayments.

Fieldspace using tech to innovate property sale process

2017-04-18 16:03

Fieldspace Property Group believes the local property industry has not yet made full use of current technological capabilities.

London house-price growth at five-year low

2017-04-18 10:00

London home values have grown at their slowest annual rate in almost five years as values in the capital’s most expensive boroughs fell.

The role of a conveyancing attorney

2017-04-11 13:54

For ownership of a property to change hands it must be transferred into the new owner’s name and requires the services of conveyancing attorneys.

 

UK house prices fall amid pinch on consumers

2017-04-28 10:30

UK house prices have fallen for a second month in April, adding to signs of consumer weakness, according to Nationwide Building Society.

The catch when buying a rented property

2017-04-25 16:04

Be aware that there is a catch when you buy a property which already has a tenant in occupation.

Property affordability a challenge in Western Cape

2017-04-25 08:26

Mounting affordability challenges have likely caused some slowing in house price growth in the Western Cape in recent quarters, says a property expert.

Good landlord, tenant relationship important

2017-04-24 15:02

It is of paramount importance that a healthy relationship between a landlord and tenant be nurtured in order to encourage easy communication between them.

Greater supply of housing for older generation crucial

2017-04-21 16:07

There has been a focus on the lack of student accommodation, but many other groups are similarly affected, says the CEO of Evergreen Lifestyle.

Cape Town scores R16bn of investments for central city

2017-04-20 05:00

About R16.232bn of investment has, conservatively, been committed to the Cape Town Central City since 2012 and up to 2019, according to a new report.

SA property investment sector delivers 11.1% total return - index

2017-04-18 18:01

The SA property investment sector has delivered an ungeared total return of 11.1% in 2016, according to the IPD SA Annual Property Index released by MSCI.

Luxurious retirement hotel for Plettenberg Bay

2017-04-18 14:38

Plett Platinum, a luxury retirement hotel offering sea and mountain views, is being planned for Plettenberg Bay.

Paying for lifestyle and views

2017-04-13 10:16

Premium living comes at a price. Adding a premium view elevates that already hefty price tag.

Thebe makes bid for auction industry

2017-04-06 18:17

Thebe Investment Corporation has closed on the acquisition of a majority stake in Clear Asset – a move that creates a black owned online auction house.

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