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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

New proptech startup Averly takes rental applications online
New proptech startup Averly takes rental applications onlineArticle

Zabeth Venter and her team at Averly, a new South African startup aimed at positively impacting the rental space, was just about ready to launch when the national lockdown was announced...

25 Aug 2020

Despite rising use of tech during lockdown, property sees minimal disruption
Despite rising use of tech during lockdown, property sees minimal disruptionArticle

The estate agent versus proptech disruption debate was recently explored during a Let's Talk Property webinar hosted by Real Estate Investor and eLan Property Group...

24 Aug 2020

Why next-level trust fund separation is vital in rental property management
Why next-level trust fund separation is vital in rental property managementArticle

No estate agent or property manager needs to be reminded of the legal specification that trust funds must be held separate from business funds. The reason for it is well known too...

Jan Davel 29 Jul 2020

Bidstream notes increased usage by estate agents during lockdown
Bidstream notes increased usage by estate agents during lockdownArticle

Having launched in February this year, Bidstream has four auctions under its belt, with a collective 31 properties going under the hammer...

22 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Sellers will galvanise change in the property industry
#LockdownLessons: Sellers will galvanise change in the property industryArticle

Tony Clarke, MD of the Rawson Property Group, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 19 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Disruption brings opportunity - here's what's happening in property
#LockdownLessons: Disruption brings opportunity - here's what's happening in propertyArticle

It is safe to say that almost every economic sector in the country has in some way been affected by the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown...

Carl Coetzee 18 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

#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Samuel Seeff of Seeff Property Group
#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Samuel Seeff of Seeff Property GroupArticle

Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 30 Apr 2020

Proptech is disrupting the property industry - here's why it's a good thing
Proptech is disrupting the property industry - here's why it's a good thingArticle

While it's too soon to make accurate predictions on what the impact of the national lockdown and the global Covid-19 pandemic will have on the property market, it is sure to disrupt the industry...

Carl Coetzee 22 Apr 2020

Up to 35% engagement increase for property sector online during lockdown
Up to 35% engagement increase for property sector online during lockdownArticle

The practice of physical distancing is not an easy feat for an industry that mainly relies on personal engagement...

20 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

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

New fintech startup aims to shake up SA home loans industry
New fintech startup aims to shake up SA home loans industryArticle

Property finance expert Timothy Akinnusi has launched a digital home loan platform that aims to change the slow and cumbersome traditional home loan application process...

28 Jan 2020

Global investment trends of the next decade - and their impact on the property industry
Global investment trends of the next decade - and their impact on the property industryArticle

The last 10 years have been somewhat of a rollercoaster; an era of disruption shaped by the fallout of the global financial crisis, strident technological advances influencing the way in which we live and work, numerous significant power and social shifts and influential emergent trends...

Yael Geffen 20 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: A new generation of homeowners emerge
#BizTrends2020: A new generation of homeowners emergeArticle

Millennials have been accused by some media outlets of "killing the housing market", due to their reluctance to buy property. Their hesitancy stems more from being unable to afford it than from an emotional state...

Andrew Price 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The century of the real estate A(I)gent
#BizTrends2020: The century of the real estate A(I)gentArticle

Tech facilitates transformation in real estate by automating mundane tasks so that agents have more time to focus on human problems and relationships...

Louise de Beer 16 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 3 technology trends shaping the property industry
#BizTrends2020: 3 technology trends shaping the property industryArticle

The digital revolution is changing our economy and with that the way businesses operate and serve their customers...

Tanja Lategan 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Road map to the future and digital transformation in property
#BizTrends2020: Road map to the future and digital transformation in propertyArticle

The real estate business is going through significant change for the first time in my 20-year history in this industry...

Paul Stevens 7 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Property
#BestofBiz 2019: PropertyArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content...

13 Dec 2019

Blockchain-based property register launched in Cape Town
Blockchain-based property register launched in Cape TownArticle

South Africa's first blockchain-based property register has been launched in Cape Town with the pilot study area consisting of almost 1,000 properties located in four sites in Makhaza, Khayelitsha...

7 Nov 2019

Africa proptech association launched, predicts vibrant startup ecosystem for continent
Africa proptech association launched, predicts vibrant startup ecosystem for continentArticle

According to the founders of the recently launched Proptech Africa association, the continent's fast-growing property sector is expected to benefit dramatically in years to come from the emergence of a vibrant proptech startup ecosystem...

3 Oct 2019

Upcoming SAIBPP Convention to focus on property finance, SMME funding, enterprise development
Upcoming SAIBPP Convention to focus on property finance, SMME funding, enterprise developmentArticle

The South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) will host its 2019 convention at the Durban ICC, 11-13 September, under the theme of 'Funding the future'...

6 Sep 2019

Technology an enabler in the real estate domain
Technology an enabler in the real estate domainArticle

The digital era has seen computers and online tools replace the filing cabinet in the modern office...

Greg Brown 28 Aug 2019

Proptech empowering first-time female homebuyers
Proptech empowering first-time female homebuyersArticle

According to Lightstone Property, the number of female property buyers has been steadily increasing since 2016‚ noticeably overtaking males and married couples...

21 Aug 2019

The power of SA proptech: Business opportunities that effect change
The power of SA proptech: Business opportunities that effect changeArticle

IWG plc catches up with Sean Godoy, founding member of the SA Proptech Association, on the proptech status in SA...

Issued by GO Content Lab 6 Aug 2019

#Newsmaker: Carryn Martin joins new proptech app as brand manager
#Newsmaker: Carryn Martin joins new proptech app as brand managerArticle

Carryn Martin recently joined Flow, a new app that rewards good tenant behaviour, as brand manager...

Jessica Tennant 9 Jul 2019

10 trends shaping the African property industry
10 trends shaping the African property industryArticle

Marking its 10th anniversary, the Africa Property Investment (API) Summit's organising committee has released its high-level white paper...

20 Jun 2019

Technology and the property market: Here's how it affects buyers and sellers
Technology and the property market: Here's how it affects buyers and sellersArticle

We're all familiar with the major technological "disruptors" of the past decade - think Uber, Netflix and Airbnb, to name just a few. It's comes as no surprise then that technology is slowly but surely changing the face of the property market too...

Bruce Swain 3 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Expanding into Africa, it's full steam ahead for The Business Exchange
#AfricaMonth: Expanding into Africa, it's full steam ahead for The Business ExchangeArticle

With community and collaboration the key drivers of the co-working revolution, disruption in the traditional office space market seems all but inevitable...

Sindy Peters 2 May 2019

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?Article

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

Yael Geffen 31 Jan 2019

New local proptech app Flow raises R20m in seed funding
New local proptech app Flow raises R20m in seed fundingArticle

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: 4 trends defining the commercial, retail property sectors in 2019
#BizTrends2019: 4 trends defining the commercial, retail property sectors in 2019Article

It's no longer about location, location, location. In the commercial and retail property spaces, the buzzword is now technology, technology, technology...

Rowland Gurnell 10 Jan 2019

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

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

Paul Stevens 9 Jan 2019

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

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

Gil Sperling 23 Nov 2018

#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

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

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...

Ted Frazer 22 Nov 2018

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

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 agentArticle

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

Dr Andrew Golding 31 Oct 2018

Pricing a property is not an exact science
Pricing a property is not an exact scienceArticle

What is the right price of a property? Is it the advertised price? Or 10% lower than advertised? Or even 20% lower?

Ronald Ennik 15 Oct 2018

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

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...

Tom Jackson 12 Oct 2018

Global real estate transparency index highlights need for further improvements in SSA
Global real estate transparency index highlights need for further improvements in SSAArticle

JLL and LaSalle's biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index has noted that increased regulatory requirements and greater data availability have driven incremental improvements...

25 Sep 2018

Private Property launches refreshed website
Private Property launches refreshed websiteArticle

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 20 Aug 2018

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

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 decadesArticle

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?Article

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

Ronald Ennik 19 Jul 2018

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