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New app launched to connect people to places to work

Three South African entrepreneurs recently launched an app that connects people to places to work, collaborate and network...

14 Nov 2017

Jawitz Properties brings VR tech to property-viewing in Blouberg

Located in the newly opened Table Bay Mall in Blouberg, Jawitz Properties Western Seaboard has incorporated virtual reality and view panning technology into its service offering...

31 Oct 2017

Preferental property management platform launched

Property management platform Preferental, previously operating in its beta phase as MyRentr, hosted its official launch recently at the Property Buyer Show in Sandton...

30 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Want to be a property entrepreneur? Be prepared to step outside your comfort zone

Under the leadership of Durban-based property entrepreneur Grant Gavin, RE/MAX Panache in the North Durban suburbs went from annual property sales of R320m in 2006 to over R1bn in 2017...

By Sindy Peters 3 Oct 2017

ProsperiProp introduces asset-backed crypto tokens

Newly launched fintech startup ProsperiProp is introducing low-cost asset-backed (property) crypto tokens...

28 Sep 2017

Local property companies should use tough economic times to strengthen themselves for the future

Real estate firms are no strangers to cyclical disruption, especially the likes of which the local market is experiencing at the moment, but to prosper in the future, the industry must enhance their capabilities to manage new types of disruptions...

By Lee-Anne Bac 27 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: New proptech player makes show days more accessible is one of the latest entrants to the South African proptech scene. The platform allows home buyers, property investors and tenants to search for on show properties from around the country, removing some of the frustration from the home-buying/home-selling process...

By Sindy Peters 26 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Here's an app that takes the frustration out of estate management

Founded in 2016, EstateMate was born out of the frustration often experienced by being a resident, owner and body corporate member in a residential estate...

By Sindy Peters 19 Sep 2017

New online property marketplace launched

New property platform has launched, offering another online avenue to buy and sell property in South Africa...

19 Sep 2017

Real estate agents must adapt as worldwide trust crisis affects industry

According to the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer, people around the globe are losing faith that “the system” is working in their favour...

18 Sep 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

All that twitters is not sold

Online real estate companies offering to sell your home for a low fixed price or a discounted commission appear to be multiplying daily, but they are actually just peddling old - and unsuccessful - concepts dressed up in new digital clothes.,,

By Berry Everitt 24 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

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Nepi Rockcastle's subsidiary closes corporate bond book-build

The JSE's largest listed property group, Nepi Rockcastle, said on Friday, 17 November, that its subsidiary NE Property Cooperatief had closed the €500m corporate bond book-build announced on Thursday.

By Karl Gernetzky 2 days ago

Four creative ways self-storage units can be used for business

The major reason people go into business is to make money and expand. However, the expansion part can't take place if there's no available space.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 15 Nov 2017

Redefine Properties to buy 25% stake in another Polish retail portfolio

Redefine Properties, the second largest SA-based property group, is due to expand its offshore property platform with another foray into Eastern Europe. It will acquire a 25% stake in a €1bn retail portfolio of 28 well-established assets in Poland.

By Alistair Anderson 7 Nov 2017

Mortgage rates are dropping; Now is the time to refinance

Although mortgage rates have taken a slight jump in the past month, they're still holding at a lower rate than they have in several years. This has naturally spurred an increase in mortgage applications and refinancing.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 6 Nov 2017

Saudi 'giga projects': tall ambitions, high risks

From a holographic lion to talking robots and flying taxis, Saudi Arabia has dazzled investors with plans for hi-tech "giga projects" - but sceptics question their viability in an era of cheap oil.

30 Oct 2017

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