SA REIT sector set for re-rating
SA REIT sector set for re-rating

As South Africa's real estate investment trust (SA REIT) sector heads for a re-rating, investors are optimistic of the sector rallying this year or next...

12 Feb 2019

#SONA2019: SA government 'building a mansion on a foundation of termite-ridden wood'
#SONA2019: SA government 'building a mansion on a foundation of termite-ridden wood'

Reacting to the president's State of the Nation Address, Yael Geffen, CEO of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty, said South Africa was the living embodiment of the "good news, bad news" paradigm...

8 Feb 2019

Why anyone in the property game should be watching #SONA2019
Why anyone in the property game should be watching #SONA2019

A successful property market relies heavily on a strengthened economy for investment. Investors need to believe that their money will be secure and protected...

By John Jack 7 Feb 2019

Lightstone 2019 forecast expects positive economic turnaround post-election
Lightstone 2019 forecast expects positive economic turnaround post-election

A preliminary review of the Lightstone Property Forecast of 2018 indicates that the market is ending the year closer to the 2.9% low road scenario, as opposed to the forecasted 3.8%...

6 Feb 2019

Sectional title sector predicted to continue dominating CT market
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

Diversifying your property portfolio
Diversifying your property portfolio

Diversification is a key wealth strategy, but what should consumers invest in?

By Grant Wheeler 1 Feb 2019

4 experts share insights into thriving in the property investment space
4 experts share insights into thriving in the property investment space

Four property industry experts recently shared their insights at Entrepreneurship To The Point, an entrepreneurship network hosted monthly by Growthpoint Properties' Property Point...

31 Jan 2019

South African property terminology and the British equivalent - made simple
South African property terminology and the British equivalent - made simple

South Africans thinking of investing in UK property may be slightly reticent when they start looking into the industry and discover new terms they may not have come across before...

Issued by One Touch Solutions 28 Jan 2019

Cape Town's southern residential property market shows resilience
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

The experts all agree - now is the time to buy
The experts all agree - now is the time to buy

Property market predictions for 2019, and why the experts are encouraging you to buy property now...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 25 Jan 2019

Property investment: Rental yield vs capital growth
Property investment: Rental yield vs capital growth

When it comes to investment property what matters more, rental yield or capital growth?

25 Jan 2019

Dynamic 2019 property market hinges on quality stock
Dynamic 2019 property market hinges on quality stock

If the thousands upon thousands of words penned in recent months about general sentiment in the South African property sector could be summarised in just a single one...

By Joff van Reenen 24 Jan 2019

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 21 Jan 2019

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

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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

Hadley Dean, CEO, EPP
SA investors reap rewards from good festive season trade at Polish malls

Poland's retail property sector paints a more positive picture for investors than many other sectors in South Africa and abroad, which had a rough year in 2018...

14 Jan 2019

SA REIT sector to focus on improved governance in 2019
SA REIT sector to focus on improved governance in 2019

According to Wynand Smit, real estate analyst at Anchor Stockbrokers, "The performance of SA REITs in the coming year will be influenced by improving levels of confidence in the listed property sector."

11 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

#BizTrends2019: Foreign capital investments through property and 'golden visa' could stimulate the economy
#BizTrends2019: Foreign capital investments through property and 'golden visa' could stimulate the economy

The South African economy is struggling, with ongoing pressure of petrol price hikes, a weakening rand and decreased consumer spend...

By Stuart Chait 8 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Rural and township retail property trends
#BizTrends2019: Rural and township retail property trends

Shortly after concluding the successful SA Investment Summit, President Cyril Ramaphosa then took a walk through the streets of the famous Vilakazi Street in Soweto to show off the township and its successful businesses...

By Seabelo Theledi 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Slight uptick in investment activity expected
#BizTrends2019: Slight uptick in investment activity expected

The tough economic climate during 2017 induced pressure on the property market which did ultimately deter growth within this market...

By Linda Tshabalala 7 Jan 2019

The big influences set to impact the property market in 2019
The big influences set to impact the property market in 2019

The factors that influence the performance of the property market are as numerous as there are fluctuations in the exchange rate...

By Bruce Swain 24 Dec 2018

Cape Town CBD continues to attract hotel property developers
Cape Town CBD continues to attract hotel property developers

Even through South Africa's technical recession and the Western Cape drought, foreign tourism rose by 2.4% in 2017, building on a 12.8% increase in 2016...

21 Dec 2018

Investing in rentable property
Investing in rentable property

Purchasing a rental property is a major investment and can be a lucrative one. But before making a final decision, take a step back and do some research...

By Veruska de Vita 20 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

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

Marius Muller officially takes reigns as Texton CEO
Marius Muller officially takes reigns as Texton CEO

Marius Muller has been appointed Texton Property Fund's new CEO with immediate effect...

6 Dec 2018

Varying degrees of activity in real estate sector as markets await election outcome
Varying degrees of activity in real estate sector as markets await election outcome

JLL has released its city reports for key markets across South Africa...

3 Dec 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

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