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Be prepared for your next rental

In order to avoid being left high and dry when your lease expires, you need to have a plan in place to secure your next place...

Issued by Private Property 19 Sep 2017

Properbuz arrives to dominate 'social real estate'

Properbuz, a free global search portal for real estate, launched this week by introducing its service in 15 languages, over 50 countries, and more than 500,000 listed properties for rental or sale...

Issued by Properbuz 15 Sep 2017

What you need to know about occupational rent

Whether you are a buyer or a seller, it is vital that you are familiar with the terms and conditions stipulated in the property sales agreement...

By Adrian Goslett 15 Sep 2017

The lowdown on letting out your property

Irrespective of whether the property in question is a one-bedroom studio flat, a cottage at the back of the garden or an entire estate, the same laws and procedures apply and need to be understood clearly in order to make a success of the rental market...

By Adrian Goslett 14 Sep 2017

Here's what you need to know before taking the buy-to-let plunge

Correctly managed, buy-to-let properties can be one of the most attractive investment opportunities out there...

By Tony Clarke 7 Sep 2017

Is the B&B life for me?

For a lot of people, the idea of abandoning the rat race to open a little bed and breakfast in a picturesque part of the world sounds like an absolute dream come true...

By Bill Rawson 4 Sep 2017

Double hurt for victims of Knysna fires

Rentals have rocketed in Knysna since the devastating fire two months ago. Lizette Monk is not only a real estate agent for Jawitz Property in Knysna, she also lost her home to the fire...

By Petru Saal 29 Aug 2017

Don't lose good tenants through high rental increases

Landlords that insist on unreasonable residential rentals every year risk losing those tenants... and in the current economic climate good tenants are hard to replace...

Issued by Private Property 29 Aug 2017

Rentorr completely revolutionises the South African property market

Rentorr is a dynamic online platform that brings together property owners, real estate players, vendors, people who want to rent a home, etc., in one space...

Issued by Rentorr 25 Aug 2017

Cape Town skyscraper to include “affordable” apartments

Buyers would have to earn at least R25,000 a month...

By Ashleigh Furlong 25 Aug 2017

How to survive the disruption of estate agencies

The estate agency profession is facing disruption, and for agents to survive, they need to evolve...

By Paul Stevens 23 Aug 2017

Think you're ready to invest in a rental property?

You need to take care, there are pitfalls...

By Samuel Seeff 21 Aug 2017

Balwin, Transcend announce strategic alliance on five apartment developments in Gauteng

Balwin Properties and Transcend Residential Property Fund recently revealed a strategic alliance that will see 8,900 rental apartments developed across five projects in various Gauteng nodes over the next six years...

21 Aug 2017

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International

Nepi Rockcastle buys Budapest mall in €275m deal

Nepi Rockcastle, the largest property company listed on the JSE, has bought a large mall in Budapest, Hungary for €275m.

By Alistair Anderson 20 Sep 2017

Dubai developers unveil mega projects despite downturn

Property developers in Dubai showcased new multibillion-dollar mega-projects on Monday, 11 September, despite falling prices, in the hope of stimulating demand and helping to end a three-year market downturn.

12 Sep 2017

How can you save money when you invest in real estate?

Real estate investments are very tricky to navigate. It is really important to keep a tight control of finances since there are many areas where you end up losing money without even realising why that happens. The experienced investors are those that manage to save a lot of cash when they make every single investment. This is possible in so many different ways, ranging from eliminating taxes with 1031 exchange properties for sale to conducting very good research before buying something. Always consider the following...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Sep 2017

The future of shopping malls and what it means for property investors

The decline of malls in the US has caused concern among real estate investors and raises the question of what this might mean for shopping centres in the UK and Europe. The growth of e-commerce is reshaping the retail world. Online sales have been growing globally at an annual rate of close to 25% in recent years.

By Hugo Machin 5 Sep 2017

How to sell your home quickly

There are various ways that you can boost the attractiveness of your home. You can, however, skip any efforts needed to pamper the appearance of your home, and just sell it directly through a company that specialises in the instantaneous buying and selling of homes.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 4 Sep 2017

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