PICS: Tourists fork out R960 000 for 4 nights in Clifton - in low season

2018-09-19 07:30

A group of international tourists decided it is worth paying a total of R960 000 for four nights in Cape Town's high-end Atlantic Seaboard suburb of Clifton.

Check out the coolest SA neighbourhoods for millennials

2018-08-20 14:19

Still trying to figure out where you should live next? We have list of the places that are currently SA's trendiest - including some that made it to the Forbes list.

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.


2018-05-17 18:30

GIVEN the demand for housing across Cape Town, property owners are increasingly taking advantage of the opportunity by converting buildings into rental units.

'Can I stop paying my rent if they don't fix something?' - and other landlord questions

2018-03-13 12:22

We asked an expert 7 questions related to renting property. Here's what we found out.

Occupational rent explained

2017-07-11 17:18

The payment of occupational rent is a standard clause in almost every property sales contract, and yet it is also one of the more common causes of contention.

The role of the Rental Housing Tribunal

2017-05-18 14:27

The Rental Housing Tribunal assists in resolving disputes that arise between landlords and tenants.

5 signs it’s time to break up with your landlord

2016-06-24 09:55

Not happy at your rented home? It may be time to move on.

What you should know about rental property as an investment

2016-03-07 10:47

The economic downturn presents an opportunity for property investors to look into rental property as rental market demand is expected to increase.

Should you buy-to-let?

2016-02-09 11:00

Before investing in a buy-to-let property, there are many factors to consider. Experts share how to make a decision that you can manage and benefit from.


Should you buy or rent a home?

2018-09-01 10:15

In recent years, the rental market has benefited from increasing numbers of people who are unable to buy homes.

For the first time in years, Cape Town rental properties are standing empty and getting cheaper

2018-06-21 08:30

The completion of several new developments within the Cape Town City Bowl led to an oversupplied rental market.

Joburg’s top investment-grade suburbs

2018-05-31 13:08

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

Short-term holiday leasing: are you covered?

2018-05-03 15:50

Homeowners must be aware of the insurance risks involved before they hand over the keys to guests, cautions Nazeer Hoosen, CEO of PPS Short-Term Insurance.

Sell your home or rent it out?

2017-09-28 13:05

A real estate expert provides tips for those times when you might find yourself at an unexpected crossroads about whether to sell your home or rent it out.

Tenant's rights when landlord decides to sell

2017-07-11 11:56

Many tenants are not aware of their rights when their landlord decides to sell the property.

How to evict a non-paying tenant

2017-01-12 18:12

What do you do when your tenant fails to pay the rent and winds up in breach of the lease agreement?

Insurance tips for successfully renting out a property

2016-05-19 11:00

Planning to rent out property? Gari Dombo, managing director of Alexander Forbes Insurance, discusses some insurance pointers to keep in mind.

Clifton rental market could reach R200 000 per month

2016-02-23 18:38

Business and leisure tourism along with the continued migration of people to the Cape metro is set to boost the rental market, says Samuel Seeff.

Expect decline in rental payment - expert

2015-12-30 15:36

Research shows that rental payment collections in SA usually decline in January each year, according to a recent analysis conducted by credit bureau TPN.

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