Have R65m spare? Check out this 'palatial mega mansion'

2015-02-26 13:15

A Pretoria mansion described as one of the country's most luxurious houses, with an estimated value of R65m, is set to go under the hammer next month.

Electricity supply a big issue for tenants

2015-02-24 13:37

The big issue for commercial and industrial tenants in SA has become certainty of electricity supply, according to Andrew Konig, CEO of Redefine Properties.

Building costs continue to soar

2015-02-20 12:12

Growth in the planning phase of residential building in the SA market for new housing was at its highest level in over 10 years in 2014, says an expert.

Andrew Canter unpacks the future of banking in SA and how it will affect you

2015-02-19 07:39

Alec Hogg spoke to Andrew Canter about the proposed changes to banking regulations in the form of the Banking Amendment Bill.

China's Minsheng to invest $1.5bn in London

2015-02-15 17:00

China's largest private investment fund, says it will invest $1.5bn in a Chinese-led project to develop a new financial district in London.

Confusion over ban on foreign land ownership

2015-02-13 16:10

Only about 3% of all property in South Africa is foreign owned and, at best, 2% of all annual purchases are done by foreigners, according to property experts.

Capital gains tax on a rental property

2015-02-11 16:52

A Fin24 user wants to know how much capital gains tax - if any - he will have to pay when selling his buy-to-let property.

'Game of kings' helps attract investment to SA

2015-02-10 17:37

Polo is the latest trend when it comes to business networking and also attracts international investment, say the organisers of an annual event.

Putting extra money in bond, car or elsewhere

2015-02-09 15:32

A Fin24 user wants to know if he should put an extra lump sum he has available towards his home loan, his car finance or elsewhere.

Ian Anderson: Another 10% yield year in prospect for property

2015-02-09 12:36

Pundits are wary of the outlook for the JSE’s property sector in 2015 and Grindrod's CIO is among them.


Good news for property buyers in Nene's budget

2015-02-25 20:00

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene is obviously hoping to make it easier for first-time property buyers and prompt existing owners to upgrade, say property experts.

CT rental demand stronger than ever - Seeff

2015-02-23 16:05

The rental market demand in in certain parts of Cape Town is stronger than ever for a variety of reasons, according to various experts.

Zuma: Land ban only for farms

2015-02-19 15:44

The government's proposed ban on foreign land ownership will only apply to agricultural land, says President Jacob Zuma.

Permanent resident not sure of property rights

2015-02-18 17:36

A Fin24 user is a permanent resident in SA and not sure if he can own a house or flat after President Jacob Zuma's statement's on foreign land ownership.

Foreign land ban won't hit investment - ministers

2015-02-15 16:22

Cabinet is still to decide whether the announced ban on foreign land ownership will apply to all categories of land, says Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom.

Zuma lost GPS signal on land ownership - business

2015-02-13 12:57

The business and agricultural sector have reacted strongly to President Jacob Zuma's statements on land ownership and predict negative consequences.

Property ownership a 'land reform success story'

2015-02-10 20:00

Previously-disadvantaged race groups are buying in former white suburbs but progress has slowed down because of economic weakness, says a property expert.

Spanish house advance after in three years

2015-02-10 12:30

Spanish house sales have risen 2.2% in 2014 from a year earlier, the latest sign the battered real estate sector could be turning a corner.

Russians contact Putin over mortgages

2015-02-09 13:45

Russians with foreign-currency mortgages have written an open letter to President Vladimir Putin seeking help with repayments that have soared.

New laws could see foreigners lose land

2015-02-08 18:30

Multinational companies operating in SA are keeping mum on the ANC's plan to ban foreign ownership of land, which was unveiled after its NEC met last month.

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