How to survive a slow property market

2019-07-20 09:00

The challenges for buyers and sellers in the slow property market are not surmountable, says an estate agent, who offers some tips on how to approach it.

Rental arrears: is it worth trying to collect?

2019-07-13 10:40

Times are tough and it is all too common for tenants to default on their rental payments, says attorney Simon Dippenaar.

Discovery Joint Venture tops in 2019 SAPOA awards

2019-07-12 13:03

The winners of the 2019 SAPOA Property Development Awards for Innovative Excellence were announced at the recent SAPOA Convention & Property Exhibition.

Property market picks up after election, but not enough

2019-07-02 20:59

Activity in the residential property market has picked up after the elections, although not enough to counteract the decline in the months before, according to the FNB Property Barometer.

Luxury property prices softening, offering opportunities for savvy buyers - agencies

2019-06-29 16:30

Luxury home prices are static or declining in many of SA's most sought-after suburbs and sellers are much more willing to negotiate, according to estate agencies.

These South African towns could be the next hotspots for R20 million homes

2019-06-27 07:43

There are 2,200 residential properties worth more than R20 million in South Africa.

10 new rules of retail, according to a trend analyst

2019-06-22 15:24

Retail trends are about going from one extreme to another and then settling in the new middle, says trend analyst Dion Chang.

Micro mansions are popping up all over South Africa – here’s what they look like

2019-06-12 21:03

Rich people are abandoning their traditional larger-than-life mansions and opting to move into smaller more convenient and hassle-free "micro mansions".

Here’s why the majority of homes being built in SA now are flats or townhouses

2019-06-06 10:16

59.2% of all new residential properties constructed between January and March were flats and townhouses.

Vukile pleased with performance in SA and Spain

2019-05-29 15:01

Vukile Property Fund has reported 7.5% growth in dividends to 181.48 cents a share for its full-year to March 31, 2019.


Property: Poised for an upturn or still a hard sell?

2019-07-18 12:44

After years of booming success, South Africa’s property sector has been hard hit over the last 18 months. Some, however, believe that the sector is now showing signs of a recovery - both in listed property ?and the residential market. But is it?

Here are the 5 most searched suburbs in SA, according to Remax

2019-07-12 21:26

Gauteng dominated the Top-5 searched suburbs nationally during the second quarter of 2019, according to an estate agency report.

Why South Africans are selling residential property

2019-07-03 10:50

The percentage of residential properties being sold in SA because the owners are downscaling due to financial pressure, has increased, says FNB.

Almost no house-sellers are getting their asking prices - here's what SA homes are going for now

2019-07-02 16:14

Properties now stay on market for 14 weeks, from 15 weeks at the end of 2018.

Karima Brown: SA businesses feel threatened by citizens owning land

2019-06-29 12:00

SA businesses are threatened by the idea that citizens must own land, says political analyst Karima Brown.

Workspace provider WeWork opens up shop in Cape Town

2019-06-25 16:18

In a statement from the company, WeWork said it will take four of the 11 floors at a property on 80 Strand on a long lease agreement. It is set to open in the fourth quarter of 2019.

SA listed property sector still 'fairly priced' despite weak economy

2019-06-22 10:30

Yields to date in the SA Real Estate Investment Trust sector reflect the underlying weakness of the economy, says an expert.

In real terms, SA house prices on the decline - FNB

2019-06-06 22:25

In real terms, average house prices continue to decline, which FNB sees as a continuation of a downward adjustment in line with subdued economic activity.

It is now cheaper to rent a home in Gauteng and the Western Cape than a year ago – here are the average prices across SA

2019-06-05 15:07

PayProp's Rental Index shows that average national rent declined by R59 per month in the first quarter of 2019.

This is the share of South Africans who now own property

2019-05-28 19:51

Women are more likely to own houses than men.

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