Black youth key to transform property industry

2017-06-25 13:23

The sector is dominated by big players who are not adequately incentivised to open the space, writes Jackline Okeyo.

Virtual yet real estate

2017-05-11 09:33

Using virtual and augmented reality, PHNX Digital is set to change property marketing in South Africa.

Residential rental revival

2017-02-01 12:22

House price growth is slowing, and this is expected to boost rental yields, writes finweek journalist Glenda Williams.

Property sector a catalyst for growth - expert

2016-06-23 18:32

The property sector has the potential to unleash opportunities for growth and the public and private sectors must work together to enable this, a conference has heard.

The psychology of buying a home

2016-03-23 15:30

Buying property is a big decision that needs a lot of research as about 30% to 35% of your gross income could be going into your home loan repayment.

WATCH: Meet the visionaries behind New York's new billionaire lair

2015-05-17 14:29

The newest condominium tower in midtown Manhattan’s billionaires district is ready to open its doors to buyers, as construction spending jumps 26% from 2014 to $36bn.

Unemployment dents house price growth - Rode

2015-04-28 12:43

There is a definite correlation between the unemployment rate and the compound growth in house prices countrywide, says property research analyst Erwin Rode.

Australia to charge foreigners buying property

2015-02-25 21:00

Australia plans to charge fees to foreign nationals buying residential property and fine those who break foreign investment laws.

US housing regaining footing

2014-06-23 18:49

US home resales have increased more than expected in May and the stock of properties for sale was the highest in more than one-and-a-half years.

Coastal property prices rise

2013-07-26 19:05

Absa's latest housing review shows that house prices along KwaZulu-Natal's coast and around the Cape Peninsula have grown "relatively strongly" the past year.


The investment case for listed property

2017-05-18 15:44

When dark clouds gather, jittery investors often see listed property as a safe haven. How is this sector weathering the recent credit ratings downgrades? Which companies are possible options for investors?

A pioneer of the REIT sector

2017-03-06 13:31

He was part of the golden age of listed property and instrumental in kick-starting the REIT sector. Meet Mike Watters, CEO of Redefine International.

Listed property: A time of alignment and refinement

2016-12-01 12:27

Size, quality and diversity are key elements to a defensive stance in challenging times and despite weak fundamentals, the property sector still provides attractive yields.

Zimbabwe's property sector under siege

2016-04-05 07:31

Zimbabwe’s property sector is seriously under siege as the economy continues to face significant headwinds resulting in increased office surrenders and rent defaults.

China cuts mortgage deposit to 20% for first time buyers

2016-02-02 11:48

China’s central bank has said it will allow banks to cut the minimum required mortgage down payment to 20% from 25% for first home purchases to support the market.

Pockets of SA prosperity – particularly in property

2015-05-12 17:02

There appears a uniformity to the economic slowdown that is deceiving. There are pockets of prosperity that are holding their own, suggesting expansion.

Vendors cast shadow over Zim's Sunshine City

2015-04-12 12:58

Harare is a shadow of its former self, with vendors having taken over the central business district and threatening property investments.

Smaller sized properties play catch-up

2014-07-12 10:00

While higher end areas have played catch-up with the lower end, in terms of market strength, smaller-sized properties still appear more popular.

UK flirts with a new house price bubble

2013-08-14 17:32

Britain is flirting with another runaway rise in house prices, according to a Reuters poll of economists, with a firm majority putting the chances at 50-50.

Seniors drive SA house sales

2013-07-17 12:26

Over a fifth of owners selling their homes are nearing retirement age and looking to scale down, a First National Bank study shows.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.