Gen-Z is about to hit the property market - are we prepared?

Every generation has its own idiosyncrasies when it comes to property, and knowing what these are can be an ace in the sleeve for existing owners and investors...

By Tony Clarke 11 Feb 2019

The do's and don'ts of insurance for landlords

Along with paying off a bond on a rental property, property investors are usually also paying a monthly or annual premium for home owner's insurance...

5 Feb 2019

7 common mistakes to avoid when cancelling a lease agreement

This article deals with the seven most common mistakes made in cancelling an occupant's right to reside on the property...

By Anja van Wijk and Chantelle Gladwin-Wood 4 Feb 2019

Sectional title sector predicted to continue dominating CT market

During the past decade, the sectional title sector has become a significant market disrupter with rampant development transforming the Cape Town property landscape...

4 Feb 2019

High-risk tenants spend most on rent

According to the PayProp Rental Index from Q3 2018, nearly two out of every five tenants in South Africa are risky...

30 Jan 2019

New local proptech app Flow raises R20m in seed funding

Local proptech startup Flow, which aims to revolutionise the rental space by rewarding good tenant behaviour, has raised R20m in seed funding...

29 Jan 2019

Cape Town's southern residential property market shows resilience

While 2018 was another subdued year for the Cape Town real estate market, it was not all doom and gloom...

28 Jan 2019

Student accommodation - a landlord's guide

"While student accommodation does offer investors a low-risk option in terms of the possibility of prolonged vacancies," explains regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa Adrian Goslett...

23 Jan 2019

How to turn your granny flat into a money-spinner

Does your home have a teen pad, granny flat or garden cottage? If so, you could be sitting on a great source of extra income!

By Jacqui Savage 22 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Empowering 'Generation Rent'

When 2018 wrapped up, we saw the rental market in South Africa continue to struggle...

By Jonathan Liebmann 22 Jan 2019

Rental Tribunal sends clear message to landlords: Don't treat tenants unfairly

Zubeida Hendricks is 81 years old. She has lived on Goldsmith Street in Salt River, Cape Town, for 51 years. She shares the house with her son, his wife and two children...

By Wilmien Wicomb 17 Jan 2019

Adopt downturn survival strategies in 2019, property agents advised

With inflation expected to continue its rise for most of the year and economic growth predicted to stay slow, 2019 will see estate agencies facing mounting pressure from property owners and tenants alike...

17 Jan 2019

New year, new home, new rental?

If you're planning to move in 2019, getting yourself rent-ready is important. Here's how to make yourself the best prospective tenant a landlord could wish for...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 16 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 4 trends defining the commercial, retail property sectors in 2019

It's no longer about location, location, location. In the commercial and retail property spaces, the buzzword is now technology, technology, technology...

By Rowland Gurnell 10 Jan 2019

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