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#BizTrends2019: Empowering 'Generation Rent'
#BizTrends2019: Empowering 'Generation Rent'

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

By Jonathan Liebmann 1 day ago

How to turn your granny flat into a money-spinner
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 1 day ago

Where are the best places to invest in UK property in 2019?
Where are the best places to invest in UK property in 2019?

2019 is finally upon us and with the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, many are apprehensive about investing in the UK property market...

Issued by One Touch Solutions 1 day ago

Win R10,000 in our #PropertyDreams competition
Win R10,000 in our #PropertyDreams competition

With JanuWorry eating into your pocket, Private Property has a great way for you to win big while sharing your property dreams...

Issued by Private Property 2 days ago

Trends transforming the traditional face of property ownership
Trends transforming the traditional face of property ownership

High property prices and building costs, rising consumer inflation and a subdued economy are driving the development of innovative alternatives...

2 days ago

Unchanged repo rate positive, while buyers gradually return to the market
Unchanged repo rate positive, while buyers gradually return to the market

After an unexpectedly tough 2018, but with the welcome announcement that the repo rate remains unchanged following this first MPC meeting of the year, the outlook for 2019 is somewhat brighter...

By Dr Andrew Golding 18 Jan 2019

Interest rate news good, time to get on with rebuilding the economy
Interest rate news good, time to get on with rebuilding the economy

Following the November rate hike, the Seeff Property Group has welcomed the decision to keep the interest rate on hold as the right decision...

By Samuel Seeff 18 Jan 2019

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

Q4 2018 a stable, steady quarter - Re/Max report
Q4 2018 a stable, steady quarter - Re/Max report

The final quarter of 2018 has yielded slow but steady results so far, with the year ending with roughly as many positive outlooks as there were negative...

15 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Residential property trends
#BizTrends2019: Residential property trends

The following developments are the main issues that will be affecting the residential property market in South Africa in 2019...

By Herschel Jawitz 10 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Little change in the Gauteng property market in 2019
#BizTrends2019: Little change in the Gauteng property market in 2019

In order for the South African property market to show any kind of improvement and growth in 2019, it requires policy certainty, especially around the land issue, as well as investment and an economic boost...

By Chris Renecle 10 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Will 2019 be the turnaround for the economy and property market?
#BizTrends2019: Will 2019 be the turnaround for the economy and property market?

That is the question on everyone's lips as we look forward to dusting off the challenges of 2018 which was, by all accounts, a challenging year for the economy and property market...

By Samuel Seeff 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Outlook for the 2019 property market
#BizTrends2019: Outlook for the 2019 property market

There are many people stating that the worst is over and that things will start improving soon...

By Paul Stevens 9 Jan 2019

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#BizTrends2019: Residential property in 2019 - what to expect

Political and economic uncertainty, combined with increasing petrol prices and rising household costs saw the property market slowdown dramatically throughout the first, second and third quarters of 2018...

By Nardee Brims 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Residential market in for an interesting time
#BizTrends2019: Residential market in for an interesting time

South Africa's residential market is in for an interesting time in 2019, but our predictions for the year are all positive...

By Berry Everitt 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 10 new and emerging trends in the residential property market
#BizTrends2019: 10 new and emerging trends in the residential property market

These 10 new or increasing trends are expected to impact on the market in 2019...

By Dr Andrew Golding 7 Jan 2019

5 tips to save money when moving houses this January
5 tips to save money when moving houses this January

January demands a lot of money for most people and moving houses in 'Januworry' is a top priority for most people...

4 Jan 2019

Signs point to a better year ahead for property
Signs point to a better year ahead for property

The past year has been a trial for homeowners, buyers and many in the SA real estate industry, but there are better times ahead...

By Gerhard Kotzé 19 Dec 2018

2018 ending on a more positive note
2018 ending on a more positive note

News that South Africa's GDP increased by 2.2% in Q3, with fuel prices considerably reduced and the end of the technical recession, has ended the year (2018) on a more positive note...

By Dr Andrew Golding 12 Dec 2018

4 ways arms-length property valuations are shooting sellers in the foot
4 ways arms-length property valuations are shooting sellers in the foot

Between online service providers, low-cost agencies and traditional real estate agents, sellers are spoilt for choice when it comes to getting a property valuation before they sell...

By Tony Clarke 12 Dec 2018

2019 Knight Frank Prime Global Forecast released
2019 Knight Frank Prime Global Forecast released

Knight Frank's recently released Prime Global Forecast 2019 predicts a convergence of price growth across the world's luxury residential markets...

11 Dec 2018

Millennials likely to spend 3X more on first home than previous generation
Millennials likely to spend 3X more on first home than previous generation

According to Lightstone Property, millennials are likely to spend 3.04 times more on their first-time home than the generation before them...

10 Dec 2018

When can a landlord evict law-abiding tenants to renovate?
When can a landlord evict law-abiding tenants to renovate?

When can a landlord evict law-abiding tenants in order to effect refurbishments?

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti 5 Dec 2018

What to do about a derelict property in your neighbourhood
What to do about a derelict property in your neighbourhood

It's an eyesore, it seems to attract criminal activity, and it's bringing down your property value. What to do when there's an unmaintained property in your neighbourhood?...

Issued by Private Property 4 Dec 2018

#NewCampaign: What does 'home' mean to you?
#NewCampaign: What does 'home' mean to you?

Jawitz Properties' new integrated social media campaign, #RealLifeRealEstate features Lucas Radebe in tackling the emotionally-compelling story of what makes a house a home...

By Jessica Tennant 30 Nov 2018

Is the residential property market in better shape than most think?
Is the residential property market in better shape than most think?

The residential real estate market is in much better shape than most people think, thanks to the "affordable" sector...

29 Nov 2018

Is the 'For Sale' sign still a useful marketing tool?
Is the 'For Sale' sign still a useful marketing tool?

With over 80% of buyers now starting their property searches online, many sellers are questioning the effectiveness of the traditional 'For Sale' sign...

29 Nov 2018

R76bn masterplan for KZN's North Coast taking shape
R76bn masterplan for KZN's North Coast taking shape

Private land owners within KwaZulu-Natal have come up with a R76bn masterplan for the province's North Coast...

28 Nov 2018

You can afford to buy your first home, thanks to FLISP
You can afford to buy your first home, thanks to FLISP

First-time home buyers can qualify for a government subsidy of up to R121,626. Here's what you need to know about FLISP...

Issued by Private Property 27 Nov 2018

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