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#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property group

Established in 1976 by the late property and real estate icon Pam Golding, the Pam Golding Property group has since achieved world-class status...

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

Unprecedented activity in housing market following lockdown - Re/Max Q1 2021 report

Since South Africa emerged from hard lockdown in June 2020, the local property market has been seeing unprecedented levels of activity driven by pent-up demand...

13 Apr 2021

Property investment 101: practical steps to consider

Last year's five consecutive repo rate cuts, which dropped the prime lending rate to a record low of 7%, has resulted in an increase in buyer activity in the property market...

12 Apr 2021

Advancing a real estate sector that embodies ethics, credibility

The real estate and property sector is constantly encountering challenges, and it comes as no surprise when issues around ethics and credibility are brought into question...

By Matseleng Mogodi 9 Apr 2021

Community housing scheme rules also bound by Constitution

Trustees and directors of community housing schemes cannot simply make up new rules by themselves...

7 Apr 2021

FNB records 46% uptick in secondary property purchases in Q4 2020

FNB has reported a 46% increase in the total number of buyers who purchased secondary properties in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to the fourth quarter of 2019...

7 Apr 2021

Problems paying your bond? Act swiftly to minimise the damage

There is little doubt that the risk of losing your home because you can no longer afford the monthly bond repayments is a terrible position to be in...

By Bruce Swain 6 Apr 2021

Qualified Buyer's Certificate: What is it and do you need one?

In the current unstable economic climate, even experienced buyers may require some help determining their current financial standing when buying property...

31 Mar 2021

Tenant payment performance recovering but requires tough administration

A 'full' recovery to pre-lockdown tenant payment performance levels is yet to be achieved, however, the sector is showing signs of recovery...

30 Mar 2021

4 reasons buyers and sellers love virtual property tours

Virtual house tours are being welcomed by buyers and sellers alike, for more than just health and safety reasons...

29 Mar 2021

SARB has missed the mark, interest rate stimulus vital for economy

The Reserve Bank has completely missed the mark with their decision to retain the repo rate at 3.5% (home loan base rate at 7%)...

By Samuel Seeff 26 Mar 2021

Predictable outcome as interest rate holds steady

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has again announced that interest rates will remain stable, keeping the repo rate at 3.5% and the prime lending rate at 7%...

By Adrian Goslett 25 Mar 2021

State of SA's rental industry, what landlords can expect

Pearl Scheltema, CEO of Fitzanne Estates, weighs in on what to expect from the real estate landscape in the coming months...

24 Mar 2021

Now is the time to buy - but don't leap before looking

Buying a property is one of the biggest financial commitments you'll ever make, and if you want to get the most from your investment, you need to stick it out for...

By David Jacobs 24 Mar 2021

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