Two big factors putting pressure on SA commercial property - economist

2020-01-25 18:00

With the SA economy expected to grow at less than 1%, this would be insufficient to curb an increase in the vacancy rate of commercial property and to prop up real property values at recent levels, according to John Loos, property sector strategist at FNB.

New development shows revival of Cape Town's East City Precinct

2020-01-17 17:36

Cape Town's East City Precinct - between the CBD and District Six - are undergoing a revival and the new The Harri residential development is an example of this trend.

SA average house price growth dips in 2019

2020-01-15 11:07

The latest FNB House Price Index shows that pressure persists in more affluent areas, while low-income areas have remained resilient.

6 reasons to buy property in 2020

2020-01-07 17:12

South Africans enter 2020 with one of the best property buyer's markets in years and the reasons to buy are compelling, says the chair of the Seeff Property Group.

Single women are dominating SA's property sales, latest data shows

2020-01-02 18:55

Single women dominated property sales in 2017, 2018 and 2019, compared to single men and even married couples, according to data analytics firm Lightstone.

Super-rich vacations: Almost R1 million for a 4-night stay in Cape Town

2019-12-30 16:39

Super-rich visitors to Cape Town over the holiday season have once again been willing to dig deep into their pockets for luxury rental accommodation.

Take a peek at Cape Town's luxury property sales in 2019

2019-12-28 15:28

The Cape Town metro scooped the highest prices paid for residential property in South Africa this year, says the MD of Seeff Atlantic Seaboard and City Bowl.

PICS: What it's like to retire in style - see inside SA's top 5 luxury retirement villages

2019-12-23 10:58

These places give new meaning to the term "golden years". And no fewer than four of the five top retirement villages listed in the 2019 Estate Ratings report by New World Wealth are in the Western Cape.

Unpaid municipal bills - what a landlord can do

2019-12-15 09:44

Ultimately, the payment of municipal utilities and taxes is the responsibility of the property owner, explains an attorney.

Take a look inside: This apartment was sold for R59 million - it may be the priciest deal in SA this year

2019-12-07 09:21

There were a couple of big-hitter property transactions in an otherwise depressed residential market.


700 homes for sale in posh Constantia? Nope, say agents

2020-01-18 07:00

Could there really be about 700 properties up for sale in the wealthy, rustic Cape Town southern suburb of Constantia?

What interest rate cut means for residential property market

2020-01-17 14:39

Property experts weigh in on the Monetary Policy Committee of the SA Reserve Bank's decision to lower interest rates.

MONEY CLINIC: Should I wait to settle my bond before getting another property?

2020-01-15 05:00

A Fin24 user who has 2 years remaining on his bond repayments wants to know if he should pay off his bond first before investing in more property.

Investment property: 5 tips to consider

2020-01-04 17:00

Consumers must be careful simply to assume their fortune lies in investment property, cautions Steven van Rooyen, Principal at Leapfrog Milnerton.

SA house price growth ranks 24th out of 56 countries - index

2020-01-01 11:31

South Africa ranks 24th out of 56 countries listed in the latest Knight Frank Prime Global House Price Index.

Residential property market predictions for 2020

2019-12-30 15:05

What to expect in the SA property market next year.

SA buyers market creating opportunities for first-time home-owners

2019-12-24 09:32

South Africa is currently in the midst of a buyers' market, creating an opportunity for first-time homebuyers, according to bond originators.

The lowdown on rental deposits

2019-12-16 12:23

Are deposits necessary? When can they be retained? And how much can be asked for? Attorney Simon Dippenaar explains.

Somerset West among the Western Cape's fastest-growing property hotspots

2019-12-14 15:03

Somerset West stands out as one of the fastest growing property areas – commercial, residential and industrial - in the Western Cape, according to a new report on the state of the property sector in the Western Cape.

Buy the most expensive T-shirt ever and get an apartment in an upmarket area... for free

2019-12-06 16:14

The Diesel brand now prides itself on selling the most expensive t-shirt ever. Strange thing to boast about, right? Well, open for a surprise.

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