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.

US new home sales plunge in March

2015-04-23 16:41

Sales of new US homes have plunged in March after a sharp rise in February, according to a report by the Commerce Department.

Saving commission when selling property

2015-04-17 17:03

A Fin24 user wants to know how he can save on paying commission when selling a property.

R200m Hallmark House regenerating Maboneng

2015-04-09 19:25

Siemert Road’s Hallmark House is being transformed into a tower of apartments, a hotel and a mix of health, entertainment and leisure facilities.

Rent vs buy for business premises

2015-04-08 07:11

Purchasing commercial property is one of the biggest and potentially most rewarding investment decisions a business owner can make, says an expert.

Ten things to do before selling your home

2015-04-02 13:00

An expert offers 10 steps that every homeowner could follow to get a good head start in preparing a home for sale.

UK house price growth slows again in March

2015-03-27 10:30

British house prices have risen in March by the smallest annual amount since September 2013, adding to signs the country's housing market is cooling.

Real estate in Africa in demand

2015-03-19 17:59

Africa’s young population as well as continued urbanisation will drive the demand for real estate on the continent.


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 very 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.

Redefine deal affirms green building focus

2015-04-23 17:37

Redefine Properties has completed an acquisition that underpins its commitment to sustainable business practices.

Businesses pay double for basic services - CEO

2015-04-21 13:13

It is not sustainable to expect commercial and certain residential property owners to subsidise a dysfunctional municipal system, warns a company CEO.

Attempt to create SA’s greenest student res

2015-04-17 13:35

Stellenbosch University’s new student residence, which is currently under construction, has set its sights on being the greenest residence in Africa.

SA investors set sights on African property market

2015-04-09 10:55

The number of South African investors aiming to tap into the potentially lucrative African property market is on the rise, according to a report.

Investment property and tax

2015-04-02 13:41

A Fin24 user wants to know what the most tax efficient way would be to buy investment property.

Household credit growth sinks to five-year low

2015-03-31 06:00

Growth in the total value of outstanding credit balances in the South African household sector has hit its lowest level since January 2010, says Absa.

Popularity of lifestyle estates increasing

2015-03-26 19:35

Luxury lifestyle estates are increasingly benefiting from a growing number of buyers moving up into the higher-value markets.

African cities will continue to expand - report

2015-03-18 17:07

Current African cities will continue to expand and new cities will rise across the continent, PwC says.

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