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Impact of POPI Act on community housing schemes
Impact of POPI Act on community housing schemes

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI Act), now in effect, has significant implications for owners, tenants and executives in community housing schemes...

2 days ago

Property market holding steady in challenging times
Property market holding steady in challenging times

The continued rise in home loan applications since lockdown restrictions were eased at the start of June suggests that a modest market recovery is under way, especially at the lower end of the market...

By Carl Coetzee 3 days ago

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Level 3 lockdown: Eviction process protects tenants, but landlords still have rights

The Covid-19 crisis and the resulting lockdowns has impacted many financially. Some have been placed on unpaid leave, while others have been informed of a reduction in salary or completely lost all income...

1 Jul 2020

Lew Geffen Estates sold to Savukazi Properties

Lew Geffen Estates has been sold to Savukazi Properties, owned by Hloniphizwe and Masechaba Mtolo...

29 Jun 2020

Silver linings for homeowners as economic revival takes centre stage

Finance minister Tito Mboweni's supplementary budget speech on Wednesday was met with trepidation by many South Africans...

By Tony Clarke 26 Jun 2020

House prices falling despite increased demand

According to Multinet Home Loans, the bond originator has seen an unprecedented increase in home loan submissions since the Level 5 lockdown in April...

23 Jun 2020

Like economy, housing market recovery dependent on confidence, investment rebound

Indicating the severity of the current economic contraction experienced as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, finance minister Tito Mboweni is expected to deliver an Emergency Budget on 24 June...

By Dr Andrew Golding 19 Jun 2020

Covid-19 lockdown: Early indications suggest property market recovery is likely

Initial predictions regarding the future of the residential property market as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown painted a sombre picture...

By Carl Coetzee 17 Jun 2020

New recovery textbook needed for post-Covid real estate landscape

Clawing back from the devastating global cascade of the sub-prime collapse of 2008/09, the real estate market had a tried and tested economic textbook roadmap...

17 Jun 2020

Small is the new big

Marie Kondo, the Japanese guru of organisation, has shown us that living with less 'stuff' and living more appreciatively of our belongings brings more happiness to our lives...

By Sebastian van Greunen 12 Jun 2020

5 things you need to look out for before buying property this year

The property sector, like all sectors, has not escaped the effects of Covid-19 and its impact can be felt in multiple ways...

By Tim Akinnusi 11 Jun 2020

Covid-19: Business unusual for property developers during Level 3 lockdown

Historically, property has been an asset class that has managed to withstand fluctuating market forces...

10 Jun 2020

New vision for real estate in which all can win

The real estate industry will no doubt look very different by the end of this year to the way it looked before the Covid-19 pandemic...

By Berry Everitt 8 Jun 2020

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