Lower end of housing market continues to thrive

2015-07-02 18:05

The growth in affordable house prices reflects the burgeoning housing backlog, with an estimated 2 million households currently living in informal settlements.

Sustained demand for commercial property

2015-07-01 17:14

Well-positioned commercial property in outlying areas around SA is proving increasingly attractive to both local and international buyers, says an expert.

Cape Town house prices still top performers

2015-06-30 07:54

House prices in the Cape Town metro are outperforming those in Pretoria, Johannesburg and Durban by a considerable margin, an index shows.

Beware of 'buyer panic' in property market

2015-06-26 21:02

While possible interest rate hikes could be making first time home buyers cautious, a significant level of "buyer panic" is seen at the same time, a survey shows.

JSE’s best performer sees lower-cost housing boom

2015-06-25 12:55

Calgro M3 expects revenue and earnings growth until at least 2018 as demand for lower-priced houses outpaces supply.

How to overcome real estate funding hurdles

2015-06-22 09:23

Successful real estate investors come with a variety of talents and specialties – not necessarily all in the realm of real estate, says an expert.

This is Africa’s Monte Carlo

2015-06-15 11:33

Cape Town’s multimillion-rand trophy homes on the Atlantic seaboard are being snapped up by rich Nigerians, Angolans and Zimbabweans.

Battle looms as Delta eyes Orthotouch assets

2015-06-08 13:07

A battle is brewing over the Delta Property Fund’s agreement to acquire some of the properties owned by Orthotouch in a deal valued at half a billion rand.

Clifton, Camps Bay ratepayers outraged over proposed development

2015-06-03 18:08

Atlantic Seaboard groups have slammed the “rushed” process under way which could see the land between Camps Bay and the Clifton bungalows become home to a major private development.

W Cape back on Atterbury’s radar

2015-06-01 12:06

National property development and asset management group Atterbury says it is back in the Western Cape in a big way.


Average house price passes R1m mark - index

2015-07-01 22:00

The average house price for June has risen year-on-year, slightly up from May’s, according to the latest FNB House Price Index.

Building confidence down, but signs of hope

2015-06-30 13:13

Growth in the building sector has lost further momentum in the second quarter of 2015, but there are signs it could gain some ground, shows an index.

Sydney's crazy housing market no mere craze

2015-06-29 15:00

Outlandish property prices make daily headlines in Sydney - a peeling 1900s three-bed with no kitchen sink for $2m, a parking space in Kirribili for A$120 000.

Overview of Cape property trends

2015-06-25 20:32

Freehold houses across Cape Town's City Bowl are hot property right now according to Seeff agents, who also provide an overview of areas outside the city.

US new-home sales surge in May

2015-06-23 19:30

Sales of new US single-family homes surged in May to the highest pace in seven years, according to government data, adding to evidence of a housing market pick-up.

Gauteng 'mixed-use' development pushes frontiers

2015-06-15 21:15

The Waterfall development in Gauteng has followed a different path to most upmarket estates in the region and can be described as a mixed-use development.

Futuregrowth Good News: home loans to low income buyers

2015-06-12 07:04

Futuregrowth Asset Managers's Paul Semple discusses an initiative which not only houses families, but also allows home owners to learn finance-managing skills.

Boom in Cape Town CBD property investment

2015-06-04 18:09

The value of property in the CBD will increase to over R30bn within the next five years, according to the Cape Town Central City Improvement District's annual review.

UK home prices to rise 6.0% this year: Poll

2015-06-02 17:00

British house prices will continue to rise over the next three years as the market is capable of withstanding the gradual interest rate increases expected.

R1bn hotel and apartment development for Cape Town CBD

2015-05-31 21:00

Remodelling of the former Safmarine building in Cape Town's central business district will see it transformed into the Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence, Cape Town.

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