Western Cape, Gauteng suburbs tops in estate agency search

2019-04-22 19:45

Suburbs in the Western Cape and Gauteng came out tops in the first quarter of 2019 as the most searched for nationally on the website of estate agency RE/MAX.

Banks' lending appetite has increased, says RE/MAX boss

2019-04-20 13:50

There are indications that banks' lending appetite has increased, according to Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa.

Western Europe's tallest skyscraper has been likened to the 'Eye of Sauron'

2019-04-13 09:05

The Bestseller Tower, due to be built in a town of just 7,000 residents, will be taller than the Shard in London – and may look a little strange.

Don't punish bad tenants - reward good ones, say brains behind new proptech app

2019-04-07 12:28

A new app rewards tenants for being good renters instead of punishing them for being bad ones, and hopes to make the need for credit checks obsolete too.

An Airbnb management company says the Queen could make over R18 million a night if she listed Buckingham Palace

2019-04-01 17:55

Based on properties in the area, Airbnb management company GuestReady calculated how much it would cost to rent Buckingham Palace on Airbnb.

When can you evict a family member?

2019-03-24 17:00

Various circumstances may arise where the person in charge of a property needs or wants to evict a family member, explains attorney Simon Dippenaar.

Inside the most expensive apartment ever sold in Cape Town's City Bowl

2019-03-10 09:52

The buyer is reportedly a local resident who will live there.

Heartwood Properties conducts capital raise on 4AX

2019-03-04 21:43

Commercial property development company Heartwood Properties has conducted a capital raise on the exchange operated by 4AX.

#Budget2019: Mixed bag for home owners, say property experts

2019-02-21 08:51

There were no changes to transfer duty or capital gains tax in Budget 2019; however, a subsidy for first-time buyers is very encouraging, say property experts.

#Budget 2019: This is what the property sector hopes to get out

2019-02-18 14:49

Estate agencies and the SA Institute of Black Property Practitioners weigh in on what they would like and what property owners might see in Budget 2019.


World 'hedge fund capital' mansions left empty as even the rich start downsizing

2019-04-20 15:05

In Greenwich, nicknamed the world's hedge fund capital, its trademark luxury homes are increasingly standing empty.

'Live, work, play' at new R1.5bn Yacht Club precinct unveiled in Cape Town

2019-04-17 19:29

The Yacht Club precinct in Cape Town is testament to an optimistic view the privately-owned property development company Amdec has of SA's future, says its CEO.

House price growth still below inflation - index

2019-04-12 21:03

The FNB House Price Index was relatively flat at 3.8% year-on-year in March, compared to 3.7% y/y in February, says FNB economist Siphamandla Mkhwanazi.

Everything you need to know about buying your first home

2019-04-05 12:14

The hidden costs and endless repsonsibilies when buying your first home are enough to make your jaw drop. Here’s what you need to know so you can prepare for this costly, yet rewarding investment!

Got R1.4m? Buy one of these ghost villages in Spain

2019-03-30 14:30

The Spanish countryside is dotted with abandoned hamlets, which foreigners are flocking to buy - with actress Gwyneth Paltrow even labelling one of the villages a "good Christmas present".

Opportunities for savvy investors in SA listed property sector - expert

2019-03-10 16:50

The listed property sector in SA has taken a big depreciation in 2018 and will likely not rebound in 2019, yet there are still opportunities, says Eugene Visagie of Morningstar Investment Management.

These are the world's wealthiest cities - index

2019-03-06 10:56

Despite the ongoing Brexit saga, London still came out tops overall on the Knight Frank City Wealth Index 2019.

When and how you can evict a tenant

2019-02-22 22:35

A landlord and tenant are engaged in a contractual relationship, regardless of whatever else they may be in other areas of life, says attorney Simon Dippenaar.

Private Property SA acquires Property Buyer Show

2019-02-19 21:44

Private Property South Africa has acquired the Property Buyer Show from media company Spintelligent.

New door knobs could get you to sell your property. Here are three other quick fixes fixes from SA decor experts

2019-02-16 12:41

We asked three decor experts what they would do to sell their homes.

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