PHOTO: Perfect location for new skyrise in Cape Town

2017-09-22 15:00

A new 24-storey office tower development is under way Cape Town's CBD, located in the popular foreshore precinct close to the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Mixed reaction from real estate industry to SARB decision

2017-09-21 16:56

Six real estate experts give their take on what the SA Reserve Bank's surprise decision to keep interest rates unchanged could mean for the property industry.

Cape Town estate agent receives international accolade

2017-09-19 16:41

Gerlinde Moser, broker/owner of RE/MAX Living in Cape Town’s City Bowl and Atlantic Seaboard, has received the highest distinction by RE/MAX International.

London slumps as UK sellers raise home prices

2017-09-18 10:07

UK house prices have grown at the slowest annual pace in more than five years this month as a slump in London weighed on the market.

50% of African countries see hotel values rise more than rate other property investments - report

2017-09-13 20:33

About 50% of all African countries have seen hotel values rise at a greater rate than any other property investment class over the last years, according to a hospitality consultant for sub-Saharan Africa.

Property still good inflation hedge in long run - expert

2017-09-09 09:20

Property is still in the long run a good hedge against inflation, but expect rising Cape Town house prices to dampen in time lest buyers are priced out of the market says Erwin Rode, CEO of a property research and consultation firm.

Positive economic indicators could trigger property market turnaround

2017-09-07 20:27

Bill Rawson, chair of the Rawson Property Group, says a combination of economic factors could have a very positive effect on property market activity.

Factors disrupting real estate industry

2017-09-06 18:40

Technology is one of the biggest disruptors and if the real estate sector does not move in the same direction, its business can become obsolete.

What to consider when thinking of starting a B&B

2017-09-05 21:00

The realities of running a guesthouse can be a little more complicated than people imagine, says Bill Rawson, chair of the Rawson Property Group.

Can home-staging help sell your house?

2017-09-03 06:01

The property market can be tough, so you need to do whatever you can to ensure you get the price you want, writes Angelique Ruzicka.


Homes less affordable despite slow house price growth - economist

2017-09-22 10:13

There has been slight residential affordability deterioration despite relatively slow average house price growth, FNB housing affordability ratios show.

UK property slowdown continues as prices fall

2017-09-20 10:26

UK house prices have fallen for a fifth month in August, according to a new report, dragging their annual gain to the weakest since 2012.

PSG Alpha R675m deal with Amdec ushers in new focus on retirement property

2017-09-19 14:22

PSG Alpha Investments has acquired a 50% stake in property developer Amdec Group's Evergreen Lifestyle division, a provider of retirement living.

ANALYSIS: Municipal debts are not transferred to the new owner

2017-09-18 08:21

Municipalities can claim payment for rates as old as 30 years but it is not often that a property is owned by the same person for this period, says Chloe Merrington.

Atlantic Leaf makes UK acquisition

2017-09-12 20:02

Atlantic Leaf Properties, the Mauritian-incorporated real estate company, plans to grow its earnings and further increase its projected forward distribution for the 2018 financial year.

AFT 'proactive' in finding judge for probe into 'dubious town planning'

2017-09-08 13:41

Advocates for Transformation in KwaZulu-Natal - which recently called for a commission of inquiry into "dubious town planning developments" in Durban - has gone one step further and found a retired judge who is willing to head up the proposed probe.

New range of urban homes for Cape Town city centre

2017-09-07 19:55

Cape Town developers, Blok recently announced its latest product - Blok Raw - aimed at introducing a new range of urban homes in the city centre.

SA's 10 most exclusive residential estates revealed

2017-09-06 06:30

A new survey shows where South Africa’s most exclusive residential estates are located - and the same estate once again rules the roost.

Average house price growth likely to slow again - index

2017-09-05 15:35

It seems increasingly likely that 2017 will be the third consecutive year of slowing average annual house price growth, according to the latest FNB House Price Index.

Advocates want inquiry into 'illegal, dubious developments' in Durban

2017-09-02 07:17

Advocates for Transformation in KwaZulu-Natal have entered the fray on the issue of 'illegal building developments' in Durban, calling on the eThekwini Municipality to take urgent steps to establish a commission of inquiry into 'the proliferation of dubious developments' in the city and its suburbs.

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