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#IABInsightSeries: The morning after
#IABInsightSeries: The morning afterArticle

Jarred Cinman, CEO of VMLY&R South Africa and ACA Board member, talks us through three things he believes the pandemic has changed...

Jarred Cinman 25 Nov 2020

Housing deficit, pandemic, recession, inflation - the way forward for Nigeria's real estate industry
Housing deficit, pandemic, recession, inflation - the way forward for Nigeria's real estate industryArticle

Real estate has become a global asset class and, as a developing nation, the Nigerian real estate market continues to evolve at an impressive pace...

Noah Ibrahim 2 Nov 2020

Construction critical to post-Covid economic recovery in SA
Construction critical to post-Covid economic recovery in SAArticle

Traditionally, the development of risk management plans is tailored to address assessed and quantified risks...

29 Oct 2020

Pressure remains on commercial property market post-lockdown
Pressure remains on commercial property market post-lockdownArticle

As previously expected, the Covid-19 lockdown, and resultant deep recession, has been taking its toll on the commercial property market, dragging capital growth deeper into negative territory in the first half of the year...

John Loos 16 Oct 2020

Post-Covid-19: What lies ahead for SA's commercial property market
Post-Covid-19: What lies ahead for SA's commercial property marketArticle

Speaking during a recent PSG Think Big series webinar, Estienne de Klerk, CEO of Growthpoint Properties, said, "Commercial rentals haven't gone mad; rates and taxes have...

10 Sep 2020

SA property prospects as we look beyond Covid-19 lockdowns
SA property prospects as we look beyond Covid-19 lockdownsArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has changed the world a lot, perhaps less through introducing new trends and more through speeding up old trends...

John Loos 18 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: As we look for and leverage opportunities, we must remember our shared humanity
#LockdownLessons: As we look for and leverage opportunities, we must remember our shared humanityArticle

Paul Stevens, CEO of Just Property, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 20 May 2020

5 predictions for the future of residential property rental
5 predictions for the future of residential property rentalArticle

The global upheaval caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has seen a spike in the adoption of technology by the mass market...

Gil Sperling 14 May 2020

Further tax measures to combat impact of Covid-19
Further tax measures to combat impact of Covid-19Article

As part of the second phase economic response to the Covid-19 pandemic, National Treasury has published another draft bill to formalise the tax relief measures available to small businesses. The draft legislation aims to clarify several matters which were previously the subject of uncertainty and introduces additional tax measures...

Juanita van der Merwe 8 May 2020

When the Covid clouds clear - future of the commercial property market
When the Covid clouds clear - future of the commercial property marketArticle

From a long-term investor perspective, property needs to be viewed as a long-term investment, with decisions made looking to the future...

Andrew Jefferson 21 Apr 2020

Flow adds behavioural search functionality to proptech platform
Flow adds behavioural search functionality to proptech platformArticle

A year since launch, with over 80,000 users, Flow has made some unique additions to the proptech platform...

Sindy Peters 15 Apr 2020

Remote working: Collaboration in the time of Covid-19
Remote working: Collaboration in the time of Covid-19Article

R.E.M. might have been thinking about the current global situation when they sang, "It's the end of the world as we know it". But in times of crisis there is usually the opportunity to emerge stronger and better...

Jan Davel 2 Apr 2020

Paying the rent: Navigating the conflicts caused by coronavirus
Paying the rent: Navigating the conflicts caused by coronavirusArticle

The effects of Covid-19 are being felt by small and larger businesses particularly in the retail and leisure sectors...

Kayla Shadiack 27 Mar 2020

6 tips to go from renting to buying
6 tips to go from renting to buyingArticle

While many still opt for renting, it is a buyers' market and our current economic climate certainly lends itself to investors...

17 Mar 2020

Want a tax break? Invest in property
Want a tax break? Invest in propertyArticle

As we enter the new financial year, it's time to start thinking about tax savings - or strictly speaking, what deductions one can legitimately claim.

12 Mar 2020

Why pet-friendly properties confer landlords with a distinct edge
Why pet-friendly properties confer landlords with a distinct edgeArticle

Pets in South Africa are increasingly being treated as part of the family, with owners spending more and aligning their pet's lifestyle with their own...

14 Feb 2020

Disruption, confidence in SA commercial real estate
Disruption, confidence in SA commercial real estateArticle

Proptech, investor confidence, the new repo rate, a big shake up and co-working spaces continue to soar. This year welcomes major shifts...

John Jack 5 Feb 2020

Collaborative consumption - an emerging property trend for 2020 and beyond
Collaborative consumption - an emerging property trend for 2020 and beyondArticle

The real estate industry is going through significant change for the first time in my 20-year history in this business. And it is technology-driven. I expect that more and more, players in our industry will adapt their business models to ensure that they stay relevant in times to come...

Paul Stevens 27 Jan 2020

4 important tips for Airbnb-ing your property
4 important tips for Airbnb-ing your propertyArticle

As December swiftly approaches, many homeowners prepare to rent out their primary or secondary residences via Airbnb...

Travys Wilkins 20 Nov 2019

Considerations before leasing your home for short-term rentals
Considerations before leasing your home for short-term rentalsArticle

With the holiday season drawing near, many homeowners might be carefully considering the idea of short-term letting over the peak season...

Adrian Goslett 28 Oct 2019

Is gearing commercial property worth the cost and complexity?
Is gearing commercial property worth the cost and complexity?Article

Gearing is one of the major contributors to property's popularity and success as an investment, enabling investors to access the benefits of assets far more valuable than their initial cash outlay...

Leon Breytenbach 5 Sep 2019

Finding a new rental property
Finding a new rental propertyArticle

If you are looking for a home to rent you need to prepare just as well as if you are buying a property, and many of the items on both checklists are the same...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 30 Aug 2019

Positive rental market growth expected for rest of 2019
Positive rental market growth expected for rest of 2019Article

After an extended period of slow growth for the South African rental market, landlords may well be feeling pessimistic about the future of their investments...

Jacqui Savage 16 Jul 2019

Top 5 things to budget for as a landlord
Top 5 things to budget for as a landlordArticle

What to set aside for surprise expenses that may occur for landlords...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 6 May 2019

A moving out guide for tenants
A moving out guide for tenantsArticle

Moving to a new house can be a stressful time, but what do tenants need to bear in mind as the big day approaches?...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 20 Mar 2019

How to find the right tenant
How to find the right tenantArticle

Your beautiful investment property needs the perfect tenant. Here's how to ensure that you find a good match...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 19 Mar 2019

How keeping an eye on industrial rental activity can help you negotiate the best deal
How keeping an eye on industrial rental activity can help you negotiate the best dealArticle

Knowing exactly what market rentals are doing is an essential part of all rental negotiations in the industrial property sector, says Tony Bales of Epping Property...

14 Feb 2019

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

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...

Wilmien Wicomb 17 Jan 2019

New year, new home, new rental?
New year, new home, new rental?Article

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 15 Jan 2019

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

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?

Daniel Levy 22 Nov 2018

Rental scams - red flags to look out for
Rental scams - red flags to look out forArticle

For the prospective tenant, renting a property should be a relatively easy task without hassle - provided you are well-organised and informed...

Mark Burt 16 Oct 2018

Rental scams - how to avoid being fleeced out of your deposit
Rental scams - how to avoid being fleeced out of your depositArticle

Over the years, particularly with various DIY advertising portals becoming available to the layman renting out his property, various rental scams have been concocted...

Sunell Afrika 9 Oct 2018

Capetonian tenants to receive rental respite
Capetonian tenants to receive rental respiteArticle

Some minor relief is in store for Capetonian tenants as they wait with baited breath for the final axe to drop...

8 Oct 2018

Investing in holiday rental property? Here's what you need to know
Investing in holiday rental property? Here's what you need to knowArticle

With the rise in popularity of Airbnb, many people are hoping to capitalise on the potential lucrative rental income by investing in short-term rentals...

12 Sep 2018

The 10 most expensive suburbs to rent property in South Africa
The 10 most expensive suburbs to rent property in South AfricaArticle

Here are the most expensive rental suburbs and what the average property looks like in each of them...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 3 Sep 2018

Pets and a rental home
Pets and a rental homeArticle

Here's what can you do to ensure you and your animals remain on the good side of your landlord...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 30 Aug 2018

Why a tenant's safety should be important to landlords
Why a tenant's safety should be important to landlordsArticle

Landlords have a duty to use reasonable care to safeguard their tenants and could be in breach of contract if they fail to do so...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 27 Aug 2018

Pick the right property to start building your investment portfolio
Pick the right property to start building your investment portfolioArticle

Investing in property is an option many South Africans consider as it offers an excellent extra source of income...

29 Jun 2018

Realistic pricing remains key in Southern Suburbs rental market
Realistic pricing remains key in Southern Suburbs rental marketArticle

Slowing semigration and the reluctance of landlords to adjust their price expectations are some of the factors which contributed to the steady decline...

25 Jun 2018

Joburg rental market not out of the woods yet
Joburg rental market not out of the woods yetArticle

While the rental market in Joburg has shown encouraging signs of revival this year, it is by no means out of the woods yet...

25 Jun 2018

What type of home affluent tenants prefer
What type of home affluent tenants preferArticle

"Landlords who wish to operate in this sector need to do careful research to establish what type of home really affluent tenants prefer, what might make them choose one over another, and what will make them stay."

11 Jun 2018

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What you need to know about "airing" your propertyArticle

Conversation around the braai has it that Airbnb is an easy way to let your property make money for you...

Bruce Swain 24 May 2018

Five tips for millennial first-time landlords
Five tips for millennial first-time landlordsArticle

There are certain times in life when you want to settle down and others when you know it is time to move on...

Greg Harris 12 Apr 2018

Rental property sector hard-hit by fraudsters
Rental property sector hard-hit by fraudstersArticle

The rental property sector is being particularly hard-hit by at the moment by fraudsters determined to gain access to rental accommodation under false pretences, says Greg Harris, CEO of Chas Everitt Property Rentals...

1 Mar 2018

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Adding intelligence to the property gameArticle

Machine learning offers enormous opportunities to all areas of the real estate market...

Vian Chinner 16 Feb 2018

Should I buy now or keep on renting?
Should I buy now or keep on renting?Article

Here are a couple of pointers to help you decide if you are ready to step onto the first rung of the property ladder...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 30 Jan 2018

Major shift occuring in property market towards sustainability
Major shift occuring in property market towards sustainabilityArticle

Sustainability in the property sector is becoming more important than ever, says William Hughes, business sustainability consultant at Mazars...

4 Dec 2017

Cape rentals still rising
Cape rentals still risingArticle

The Western Cape's year-on-year rental growth rate for Q2 and Q3 is still at the top of the national rental growth index (even though it was down from 11% to 10.2%), according to Payprop's final Rental Index for 2017...

27 Nov 2017

Rise of the 'rentvestors'
Rise of the 'rentvestors'Article

A new type of property buyer, the 'rentvestor', is emerging in the South African marketplace, according to Gerhard Kotzé, MD of the RealNet estate agency group...

8 Nov 2017

Preferental team
Preferental property management platform launchedArticle

Property management platform Preferental, previously operating in its beta phase as MyRentr, hosted its official launch recently at the Property Buyer Show in Sandton...

30 Oct 2017

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