Proptech - what is it and how will it impact the real estate industry?
Proptech - what is it and how will it impact the real estate industry?

The acronym "proptech" has been bandied about with increasing regularity of late, often accompanied by terms like disruption and digitised...

By Yael Geffen 31 Jan 2019

New local proptech app Flow raises R20m in seed funding
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

#BizTrends2019: Tech Trends and Millennials: What's in store for 2019?
#BizTrends2019: Tech Trends and Millennials: What's in store for 2019?

As we head into 2019, we're seeing several trends in the proptech space which are interesting to both millennials and businesses...

By Gil Sperling 22 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: A Proptech (R)evolution
#BizTrends2019: A Proptech (R)evolution

It's no secret that technology has revolutionised much of our lives. Why then, is the property rental journey still the same as it was 100 years ago?

By Daniel Levy 22 Jan 2019

#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 22 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: The sky is the limit with IoT and AI
#BizTrends2019: The sky is the limit with IoT and AI

The rate at which technology has advanced recently is remarkable; particularly interesting for me is the 'internet of things' and for this reason I'm especially optimistic about the year ahead...

By Scott Field 8 Jan 2019

Nardee Brims, COO, PropertyFox
#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

Real estate is changing - here's what to expect from agents of the future
Real estate is changing - here's what to expect from agents of the future

Technology, with its quick and constant progress, has had an immeasurable effect on the way consumers interact with service providers and sales teams...

By Schalk van der Merwe 31 Dec 2018

Private Property appoints new CEO
Private Property appoints new CEO

Private Property South Africa (Pty) Ltd has appointed Amasi Mwela as the company's new CEO effective from 2 January 2019...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 13 Dec 2018

Meeting the needs of property stakeholders
Meeting the needs of property stakeholders

Lexis WinDeed provides information and tools to track the process of a property transaction and give access to regular and up-to-date feedback, enabling fast and efficient processing...

Issued by LexisNexis 22 Nov 2018

Technology has revolutionised, not replaced estate agents
Technology has revolutionised, not replaced estate agents

The fast paced evolution of technology platforms which now provide buyers and sellers increased access to property information has forced the traditional real estate sector to re-evaluate its value proposition...

By Ted Frazer 22 Nov 2018

Instant Property sees exponential growth internationally
Instant Property sees exponential growth internationally

Instant Property, a leading proptech platform in the commercial and residential real estate sector, continues to expand its local and global reach with targeted partnerships and investment...

Issued by Instant Property 1 Nov 2018

FNB clients can now sell their homes via the FNB app
FNB clients can now sell their homes via the FNB app

NEWSWATCH: No trick, just a treat for FNB clients - as of Wednesday, 31 October, the bank's clients are able to list and sell their homes to other FNB clients via the mobile app...

1 Nov 2018

Digital disruption and the role of the real estate agent
Digital disruption and the role of the real estate agent

There's no question that technology is going to play an ever-increasing role in the residential real estate world...

By Dr Andrew Golding 31 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

HouseME wins Round 1 of Seedstarts SA
HouseME wins Round 1 of Seedstarts SA

During Seedstars Cape Town, HouseME won the 1st round of Seedstars South Africa and will be heading to the Seedstars South Africa finals...

24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

L-R: Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group and Stephen McCarthy, founder and CEO at BidX1
Pam Golding Properties, BidX1 enter JV partnership

Pam Golding Properties and BidX1 have entered into a joint venture partnership that will see the two organisations collaborate on...

19 Oct 2018

M&C Saatchi Abel gives light to new Nelson Mandela Bay precinct
M&C Saatchi Abel gives light to new Nelson Mandela Bay precinct

M&C Saatchi Abel has led a consortium that has won a bid to design a new precinct for Nelson Mandela Bay to honour Madiba's contribution to South Africa...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 17 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

iCommunity team
Egyptian real estate startup iCommunity raises $600k from Algebra Ventures

Egyptian startup ?iCommunity, a mobile community platform for the real estate industry, has raised $600,000 in Series A funding from VC firm Algebra Ventures for further growth at home and internationally...

By Tom Jackson 12 Oct 2018

The pros and cons of deed digitisation
The pros and cons of deed digitisation

While the digital signing of documentation could pave the way to more efficient and streamlined processes for the real estate industry, it comes with its own set of risks...

17 Sep 2018

PropertyFox acquires Steeple, consolidating both agencies
PropertyFox acquires Steeple, consolidating both agencies

Online estate agency PropertyFox has acquired Steeple, a similar business which has been in operation since 2012...

10 Sep 2018

Private Property launches refreshed website
Private Property launches refreshed website

Private Property has updated their website with a host of fresh, new features that make finding the right property even easier...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 21 Aug 2018

Pam Golding Property group acquires Eazi.com
Pam Golding Property group acquires Eazi.com

The Pam Golding Property group has acquired online, digital estate agency Eazi.com, embracing the online 'hybrid' estate agency model...

14 Aug 2018

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Consumers will drive change in property sector over next few decades

Linda Erasmus, chief executive of Fine & Country Sub-Saharan Africa, attended this year's Inman Conference in San Francisco...

31 Jul 2018

Ronald Ennik, founder and CEO of Ennik Estates
Has technology truly diminished the value of estate agents?

"Given the rise in technology, the value offering of real estate agents has fallen - as reflected in their compensation."

By Ronald Ennik 19 Jul 2018

Affordable housing solutions in pipes, containers and 3D printers
Affordable housing solutions in pipes, containers and 3D printers

A critical shortage of affordable housing across the world is triggering creative solutions...

By Rina Chandran 7 Jun 2018

Emira releases refreshed, rebranded commercial property leasing app
Emira releases refreshed, rebranded commercial property leasing app

First launched in 2016, Emira Property Fund has released the second version of its leasing app...

18 May 2018

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