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While repo rate breathes life into residential property, commercial sector remains subdued
While repo rate breathes life into residential property, commercial sector remains subduedArticle

The sounds emanating from the property market in recent months seem to point to two almost totally different worlds...

John Loos 2 days ago

Rate decision welcomed as first-property buyer's market booms
Rate decision welcomed as first-property buyer's market boomsArticle

The decision by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to retain the repo rate at 3.5% (home loan base rate at 7%) is welcome news...

Samuel Seeff 2 days ago

Shaking the foundations: Time to change the structure of our cities
Shaking the foundations: Time to change the structure of our citiesArticle

It's easy to fall into the doom-and-gloom trap of how the current pandemic will forever change the face of cities...

Patrick McInerney, Christoph Malan, Catharine Atkins and Malika Walele 2 days ago

Potential recovery scenarios as repo rate remains stable
Potential recovery scenarios as repo rate remains stableArticle

The Monetary Policy Committee's decision to keep the repo rate stable was not entirely surprising, as the 300bps rate cuts for the year to date are still taking effect...

Dr Andrew Golding 2 days ago

Green homes - features that add investment value
Green homes - features that add investment valueArticle

Investing the money in environmentally friendly enhancements for a home is not only a way to protect the environment and save on monthly energy costs...

Adrian Goslett 3 days ago

Food for thought: the global rise of dark kitchens and stores
Food for thought: the global rise of dark kitchens and storesArticle

Behind the door of a nondescript warehouse unit in Wynberg, north of Johannesburg, lies a microcosm of how we are going to buy food for the foreseeable future...

Rael Levitt 3 days ago

Can foreigners own property in South Africa?
Can foreigners own property in South Africa?Article

Foreigners may purchase and own immovable property in South Africa without any restrictions, as foreigners are generally subject to the same laws as South African nationals...

Issued by Abrahams & Gross 3 days ago

Buying property on auction? Here's what you need to know
Buying property on auction? Here's what you need to knowArticle

According to Skoko Sebola, principal at Leapfrog Midrand, buying property at an auction does not necessarily guarantee that you'll get a better deal...

3 days ago

Oil & gas industry slow to address cyber threats
Oil & gas industry slow to address cyber threatsArticle

International oil and gas companies face increased political risk because of cyber attacks and they will need to change the way they approach risk management to minimise the impact of cyber threats...

Alec Basson 3 days ago

New proptech startup reOS aims to disrupt professional rental management
New proptech startup reOS aims to disrupt professional rental managementArticle

In line with global trends, the number of South African renters is likely to spike over the next decade, and with this the workload of residential rental management professionals...

3 days ago

Take your side hustle to new heights with a few simple hacks
Take your side hustle to new heights with a few simple hacksArticle

Side hustling. It's what you're doing when the clock strikes five, and everyone else kicks off their work shoes, it's what you're doing when most people's days are over, and yours is just beginning, it's what you're doing when you're using your creative fix to stash some extra cash...

Issued by OLX 16 Sep 2020

Gavin van Dyk
Seven cures for a lean purse: Age-old money lessons from 1926 that apply in 2020Article

There is much uncertainty in the world today and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on the financial and emotional well-being of many South Africans...

Gavin van Dyk, 16 Sep 2020

SPLUMA results in 60% spike in demand for property inspections
SPLUMA results in 60% spike in demand for property inspectionsArticle

According to Sheldon Jennings, principal architect and founder of property inspection firm ArchiCheck, the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (SPLUMA) - set for implementation in October 2020 - has led to a 60% increase in the demand for property inspections over the past three months...

16 Sep 2020

Introducing E&T Minerals' future goals, vision and the team!
Introducing E&T Minerals' future goals, vision and the team!Article

Seven years ago, Emmanuel Ngulube and Daniel Eyre formed E&T Minerals with the ambition of building a reputable Black-owned minerals trading and brokerage house...

Issued by E&T Minerals 16 Sep 2020

Residential property shift sees sellers extend buying pool internationally
Residential property shift sees sellers extend buying pool internationallyArticle

With no international travel permitted during the Covid-19 lockdown, properties in sought-after areas such as Camp's Bay and the Atlantic seaboard are now listed at a steal, says Grant Smee, MD of Only Realty...

16 Sep 2020

Employer reconciliation, third party declaration period opens
Employer reconciliation, third party declaration period opensArticle

The interim employer reconciliation and third party declaration period is now open, the South African Revenue Service (Sars) said on Tuesday...

15 Sep 2020

Capital Legacy Shakes up the home-buyers' market with HomeVantage
Capital Legacy Shakes up the home-buyers' market with HomeVantageArticle

HomeVantage, from Capital Legacy, not only provides a professional, integrated and uniquely comprehensive solution for the home-buyer but also ensures that you get the best rates, offers valuable benefits and, importantly, includes your financial advisor when purchasing one of your biggest investments. HomeVantage will be available from the 1 October 2020...

Issued by Capital Legacy 15 Sep 2020

Sell fast - there's another real estate slowdown on the way
Sell fast - there's another real estate slowdown on the wayArticle

If you're a home seller, you should absolutely not withdraw your property from the market now in the hopes of selling it at a higher price next year...

Berry Everitt 15 Sep 2020

New home for SA fashion at Mall of Africa
New home for SA fashion at Mall of AfricaArticle

Mall of Africa is the new host of SA Fashion Week and has also welcomed the opening of Koop Studio, a new retail hub that showcases the work of local fashion designers...

15 Sep 2020

4 awards for City Lodge Hotels!
4 awards for City Lodge Hotels!Article

Guests have voted four hotels in the City Lodge Hotel Group as their favourites on Tripadvisor. Fairview Hotel and City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Courtyard Hotel Port Elizabeth and City Lodge Hotel Lynnwood in Pretoria...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 15 Sep 2020

The right property price matters - here's how to get it right
The right property price matters - here's how to get it rightArticle

While some sellers believe listing the property price higher than the market average is the best strategy because it allows for downward negotiation, it is rare that this strategy works, says Michelle Cohen, principal at Leapfrog Johannesburg North East...

14 Sep 2020

Rebounding from Covid-9: Understanding humans in uncertainty
Rebounding from Covid-9: Understanding humans in uncertaintyArticle

Simply put, there are realities around the return to travel that we will need to attend to. And to approach the new normal, founder and managing editor of Luxury Travel Editors, Dean McCoubreyo has proposed 'The new five Ps of travel marketing for premium brands.'

14 Sep 2020

Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reaching
Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reachingArticle

Ever since the Covid-19 hard lockdowns began in all seriousness across the world earlier this year, the world has been abuzz with talk of how the crisis has changed the world...

John Loos 14 Sep 2020

6 reasons why you should pay a deposit when buying property
6 reasons why you should pay a deposit when buying propertyArticle

Mfundo Mabaso, head of growth at FNB Home Finance, shares six reasons why paying a deposit is important when buying property...

11 Sep 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

Tax tips for landlords
Tax tips for landlordsArticle

Owning a rental property portfolio that provides an income is much like owning a business. This means that there are tax implications and dues that need to be paid to the South Africa Revenue Service...

Adrian Goslett 9 Sep 2020

The West Coast One wind farm near Vredenburg has operated since 2015. Environment minister Barbara Creecy says the wake effect on this facility of a proposed new neighbouring wind farm must be investigated before it can also be approved. Photo: John Yeld
Creecy upholds appeal against giant West Coast wind farmArticle

It is back to the drawing board for a giant new wind farm project on the West Coast, following an appeal decision by Environment Minister Barbara Creecy...

John Yeld 9 Sep 2020

Kommetjie's Imhoff Farm repositioned to provide mixed-use offering
Kommetjie's Imhoff Farm repositioned to provide mixed-use offeringArticle

Despite construction slowing down during the national Covid-19 lockdown, renovation and restoration work on the 277-year-old Imhoff Farm in Kommetjie progressed with several new retail offerings and attractions...

7 Sep 2020

Property investment: Exploring opportunity in adversity
Property investment: Exploring opportunity in adversityArticle

Paul Stevens, CEO of Just Property, weighs in on the property investment opportunities available in the current climate of low interest rates and recession...

7 Sep 2020

Broll Property Group secures Rwenzori Towers, Courts & House property management contracts
Broll Property Group secures Rwenzori Towers, Courts & House property management contractsArticle

Broll Property Group has added another high-profile client to its Ugandan portfolio by securing the property and facilities management contracts for Rwenzori Towers, Rwenzori Courts, and Rwenzori House in Uganda...

Issued by Broll Property Group 4 Sep 2020

Sappi celebrates Arbour Day and our heritage by conserving endangered Pepperbark trees
Sappi celebrates Arbour Day and our heritage by conserving endangered Pepperbark treesArticle

There is serendipity in the fact that Arbour Week and Heritage Day are both celebrated in the month of September, which also heralds the beginning of spring in South Africa...

Issued by Sappi 4 Sep 2020

City Lodge Hotel Group's financial results for the year ended 30 June 2020
City Lodge Hotel Group's financial results for the year ended 30 June 2020Article

The JSE-listed City Lodge Hotel Group celebrated its 35th anniversary in August, a testament to the continued support from guests, shareholders, management, employees and other stakeholders in helping to build a South African icon in the hospitality industry over the years...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 4 Sep 2020

How digital tech is transforming the commercial real estate sector
How digital tech is transforming the commercial real estate sectorArticle

From work-from-home policies to virtual events and scaling of IT support infrastructure, digital transformation within companies is taking place at every level due to Covid-19...

4 Sep 2020

Remote workers heading out of town
Remote workers heading out of townArticle

When we talk of semigration now, we are no longer just talking about the familiar pattern of movement from Gauteng to Cape Town, but about the worldwide counter-urbanisation or de-urbanisation movement...

Berry Everitt 3 Sep 2020

Can Huawei survive the US sanctions?
Can Huawei survive the US sanctions?Article

"A deadly blow to the Chinese tech champion" is how CNN described the sanctions announced on August 17 by the US Commerce Department...

Jean-Paul Michel Larçon 3 Sep 2020

JLL Q2 report notes positive outlook for SA industrial, warehousing sector
JLL Q2 report notes positive outlook for SA industrial, warehousing sectorArticle

According to JLL's latest South Africa Q2 Real Estate report, while the country is witnessing the easing of restrictions, the impact of Covid-19, coupled with economic pressures, continues to create challenges for most corporate real estate sectors...

3 Sep 2020

AGM delays in residential schemes could leave them in a financial fix
AGM delays in residential schemes could leave them in a financial fixArticle

Founder and CEO of specialist finance company ZDFin Michael Schaefer warns that property owners in bodies corporate and other residential schemes could face unexpected annual levy increases...

3 Sep 2020

Comprehensive car insurance and what does it cover?
Comprehensive car insurance and what does it cover?Article

We are bringing all the information that you would need to know about comprehensive car insurance. We will also cover what the comprehensive car insurance can cover for you...

Issued by Orbeen 2 Sep 2020

Droogfontein
86MW Droogfontein 2 Solar Park begins full operationArticle

The Droogfontein 2 Solar Park situated near Kimberley in the Northern Cape, has reached full grid code compliance and commercial operation...

2 Sep 2020

Spike in SA e-commerce could trigger major warehouse space investment
Spike in SA e-commerce could trigger major warehouse space investmentArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has resulted in a massive spike in online sales which could fuel unparalleled growth in e-commerce operations in South Africa, according to Paragon Group director Estelle Meiring...

2 Sep 2020

Is real estate the career for you?
Is real estate the career for you?Article

Many people still think that a real estate career is all about earning easy money with loads of free time for leisure pursuits, and that the job involves little more than popping a sale board on the lawn and hosting a show house or two, but this could not be further from the truth...

Chris Cilliers 2 Sep 2020

6 ways hotels can show customers love
6 ways hotels can show customers loveArticle

The English word 'love' means different things to different people. For Rob Collins, chief operating officer of Sun International, hotels need to embrace six types of love, inspired by the Ancient Greeks.

Eugene Yiga 1 Sep 2020

Broll report looks at SA's shifting last-mile delivery landscape
Broll report looks at SA's shifting last-mile delivery landscapeArticle

As technology accelerates the customer online order experience, the final leg, or 'last mile' expectation of efficient and scheduled on-time delivery has become one of the defining measures of customer service...

1 Sep 2020

'Recession-resistant' retail centres go under the hammer
'Recession-resistant' retail centres go under the hammerArticle

This September, more than half a dozen "recession-resistant" investment properties, comprising neighbourhood and community retail shopping precincts, will go under the hammer...

1 Sep 2020

Victory for housing activists in landmark Tafelberg case
Victory for housing activists in landmark Tafelberg caseArticle

Judges Patrick Gamble and Monde Samela have ruled in favour of housing activists in the landmark Tafelberg case...

James Stent 1 Sep 2020

5 emerging SaaS trends for your business
5 emerging SaaS trends for your businessArticle

In the past few months, businesses around the world have embraced cloud technology to pivot and survive...

Andrew Bourne 31 Aug 2020

Financial trouble looms for sectional titles with levies in arrears
Financial trouble looms for sectional titles with levies in arrearsArticle

According to Andrew Schaefer, MD of property management company Trafalgar, scores of sectional title (ST) schemes and home owners' associations (HOAs) are going to be in financial trouble soon if owners don't start making up the levy payments deferred...

31 Aug 2020

Avoid acting in haste. Rather sweat the assets you have
Avoid acting in haste. Rather sweat the assets you haveArticle

Rather than raiding retirement annuities and selling off a valuable property at a fraction of its worth, Gary Palmer, CEO of Paragon Lending Solutions, looks at the benefits of sweating the assets you have...

31 Aug 2020

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