Prospects already looking up for SA home buyers
Prospects already looking up for SA home buyers

Ahead of the medium-term budget policy speech and the SA Investment Summit this week, things are already looking up for home buyers and owners in SA...

By Rudi Botha 15 hours ago

5 tried-and-trusted DIY home staging tips that really work
5 tried-and-trusted DIY home staging tips that really work

In Europe and the US, home "staging" is a tried-and-trusted method of ensuring that a property will sell faster and for a higher price...

By Gerhard Kotzé 17 hours ago

How building eco-friendly hotels can help develop ROI
How building eco-friendly hotels can help develop ROI

In this day and age, building 'green' should be the norm rather than the exception, however, misconceptions on green building 'tax' still seem to hinder the decision...

3 days ago

L-R: Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group and Stephen McCarthy, founder and CEO at BidX1
Pam Golding Properties, BidX1 enter JV partnership

Pam Golding Properties and BidX1 have entered into a joint venture partnership that will see the two organisations collaborate on...

3 days ago

#SACSCCongress2018: Footprint Marketing Awards winners announced
#SACSCCongress2018: Footprint Marketing Awards winners announced

The 2018 Footprint Marketing Awards winners were announced on the second day of the SACSC Annual Congress, held at Durban's International Convention Centre...

3 days ago

Over 500 people have occupied land owned by Oasis Crescent Property company. Photo: Bernard Chiguvare
Land occupiers in Philippi want city to buy Oasis land

The City of Cape Town earlier this month conducted a site inspection at Siyangena informal settlement on ERF12718, Philippi, to assess the need for basic services and potential constraints...

By Bernard Chiguvare 3 days ago

Urban regeneration - is it viable in South Africa today?
Urban regeneration - is it viable in South Africa today?

Looking at the remarkable changes taking place in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria, it is obvious that regeneration is both possible and successful, if thoughtfully executed...

By Leon Breytenbach 18 Oct 2018

7 property pricing myths that prevent sellers getting top dollar
7 property pricing myths that prevent sellers getting top dollar

If you're selling a property, you've probably picked up a few tips and tricks from friends and family on how you should go about pricing it. However, many of these 'tips and tricks' are actually myths...

By Herschel Jawitz 18 Oct 2018

Servest 2018/19 Facilities Management Market Analysis Survey results released
Servest 2018/19 Facilities Management Market Analysis Survey results released

The survey provides indepth analyses of the facilities management sector in South Africa and forecasts outsourcing growth...

18 Oct 2018

#SACSCCongress2018: Retail, Design and Development Awards winners revealed
#SACSCCongress2018: Retail, Design and Development Awards winners revealed

The SACSC announced the winners of the 2018 Retail, Design and Development Awards on the opening day of its Annual Congress, held at Durban's International Convention Centre this year...

18 Oct 2018

Attacq, Tricolt to launch first high-rise luxury apartments in Waterfall City
Attacq, Tricolt to launch first high-rise luxury apartments in Waterfall City

Attacq has partnered with property development company Tricolt to launch Ellipse Waterfall, the first high-rise luxury apartments in Waterfall City...

17 Oct 2018

Rental scams - red flags to look out for
Rental scams - red flags to look out for

For the prospective tenant, renting a property should be a relatively easy task without hassle - provided you are well-organised and informed...

By Mark Burt 17 Oct 2018

Co-living: How less space is housing's next big thing
Co-living: How less space is housing's next big thing

Recently I spent some time abroad and while there I spent a fair amount of time in co-working spaces...

By Jacques van Embden 16 Oct 2018

Will Q4 be a turning point for Western Cape property?
Will Q4 be a turning point for Western Cape property?

The Western Cape is renowned for its buoyant property market, which has made the recent months of relative price stagnation unusually worrying for residents accustomed to consistent growth...

By Schalk van der Merwe 16 Oct 2018

Waterfall is SA's Best Mixed-use Development for the 5th consecutive year
Waterfall is SA's Best Mixed-use Development for the 5th consecutive year

The International Property Awards has named the 2,200-hectare Waterfall development in Gauteng the Best Mixed-use Development in South Africa 2018/2019...

15 Oct 2018

Why regular rental inspections are so important in property management
Why regular rental inspections are so important in property management

Rental inspections are a necessity when it comes to good rental management, and both landlords and tenants should stick to the terms and conditions...

By Nelio Mendes 15 Oct 2018

Pricing a property is not an exact science
Pricing a property is not an exact science

What is the right price of a property? Is it the advertised price? Or 10% lower than advertised? Or even 20% lower?

By Ronald Ennik 15 Oct 2018

CT drops opposition to Maiden's Cove review application
CT drops opposition to Maiden's Cove review application

Earlier this year, an application was filed in the Western Cape High Court, asking the court to review and set aside the City of Cape Town's decision to sell and lease city-owned land at Maiden's Cove...

15 Oct 2018

Government looks to expedite implementation of land reform, restitution
Government looks to expedite implementation of land reform, restitution

Government is intensifying the implementation of land reform and restitution programmes so that South Africans can leverage land...

15 Oct 2018

Redeveloped Fourways Mall to showcase new corporate branding
Redeveloped Fourways Mall to showcase new corporate branding

The multibillion-rand structural redevelopment of Fourways Mall in Johannesburg is being accompanied by a new brand and corporate identity...

12 Oct 2018

RE/MAX National Housing Report: Q3 2018 a quarter of contradictions
RE/MAX National Housing Report: Q3 2018 a quarter of contradictions

Considering the announcement of a technical recession and ever-rising fuel costs pinching consumers even further, there can be no doubt that the last quarter has been a tumultuous one...

12 Oct 2018

iCommunity team
Egyptian real estate startup iCommunity raises $600k from Algebra Ventures

Egyptian startup ?iCommunity, a mobile community platform for the real estate industry, has raised $600,000 in Series A funding from VC firm Algebra Ventures for further growth at home and internationally...

By Tom Jackson 12 Oct 2018

Redefine appoints Amanda Dambuza to its board
Redefine appoints Amanda Dambuza to its board

Redefine Properties has appointed IT professional Amanda Dambuza to its board with effect from 2 November 2018...

12 Oct 2018

Just Property scoops two wins at 2018 International Property Awards
Just Property scoops two wins at 2018 International Property Awards

Just Property took home two awards at the International Property Awards this year, Best Real Estate Agency South Africa and Best Lettings Agency South Africa...

12 Oct 2018

BIG completes curvy affordable housing in Copenhagen
BIG completes curvy affordable housing in Copenhagen

Bjarke Ingels' firm BIG has completed a new affordable housing comlex in the northwestern part of Copenhagen...

12 Oct 2018

Is the supply of low income housing zero-rated or not?
Is the supply of low income housing zero-rated or not?

In the recent case of Sars v Amawele Joint Venture, the Supreme Court of Appeal considered whether three low income housing projects were zero-rated supplies in terms of the VAT Act...

By Kerushnie Govender and Arnaaz Camay 11 Oct 2018

New fund invests R2bn into Joburg inner-city redevelopment
New fund invests R2bn into Joburg inner-city redevelopment

Divercity Urban Property Fund has committed R2bn to the redevelopment of Johannesburg's inner-city precincts, starting with the iconic Absa Towers Main building and Jewel City...

11 Oct 2018

What you need to know about buy-to-let student accommodation
What you need to know about buy-to-let student accommodation

The demand for student accommodation has risen steeply and universities are unable to meet the demand via student residences...

By Mike Greeff 11 Oct 2018

SAIBPP, UCT launch new property entrepreneurship programme
SAIBPP, UCT launch new property entrepreneurship programme

The South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP), in partnership with the University of Cape Town (UCT), has launched a new property entrepreneurship programme aimed at first-time property entrepreneurs...

11 Oct 2018

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