Homes are selling faster in Durban – but properties are lingering longer on the market in Cape Town and Tshwane

2019-09-11 16:07

Waiting times to sell a house are way down in Durban, but still not great compared to other major cities.

Luxury Cape Town property growth has halved in the past year – but the market is showing signs of recovery

2018-08-02 16:24

The drawn-out drought and land expropriation are thought to be factors influencing high-end home sales in the Western Cape capital.

The auction of a Cape Town villa - with a municipal bill of more than R1 million - has been called off

2018-06-18 14:57

A 'Mediterranean-themed' villa was advertised to come under the hammer this month.

Property sees growth

2018-06-06 16:00

The middle and lower income property markets are growing again due to political changes at the start of the year, SA Home Loans marketing and sales director Crispin Harrison said on Tuesday.

Joburg’s top investment-grade suburbs

2018-05-31 13:08

For buy-to-let investors, picking an investment-grade suburb hinges on numbers.

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: This R93 million mansion outside London is up for grabs in a raffle — one ticket costs about R245

2018-08-12 18:19

The owners of a R93 million mansion decided raffle it for R245 per ticket after failing to sell it in nine months.

SA real house prices are in decline - and it now takes more than four months to sell a property

2018-08-02 08:45

There is a possible oversupply of residential properties in the country.

House prices are falling in Sandton, but Soweto properties are showing strong growth

2018-06-10 13:58

New numbers show falling house prices in the Sandton.

Online offers bring transparency to rental market

2018-06-04 13:49

Property platform HouseME is disrupting the residential letting industry by using digital technologies to improve accessibility and transparency.

City of Joburg to revise 8 000 property valuations

2018-03-08 07:14

The city says it will reconsider controversial property valuations following a public outcry over its new valuation list.

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.

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