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State of SA's rental industry, what landlords can expect
State of SA's rental industry, what landlords can expectArticle

Pearl Scheltema, CEO of Fitzanne Estates, weighs in on what to expect from the real estate landscape in the coming months...

24 Mar 2021

Property market recovery: Shifts in renting to buying
Property market recovery: Shifts in renting to buyingArticle

As many challenges as Covid-19 has brought about, an equal amount of opportunities also exists...

Adrian Goslett 28 Aug 2020

Only 37% of residential tenants can afford to pay rent in full - survey
Only 37% of residential tenants can afford to pay rent in full - surveyArticle

According to the inaugural FlowFindings Rental Survey, only 37% of South African tenants can currently afford to pay their rent in full, while 22% cannot pay their rent at all...

21 May 2020

Why you should choose rental homes as carefully as your own
Why you should choose rental homes as carefully as your ownArticle

When buying an investment property, you should apply the same "rules" about location, condition and security as when buying a home for yourself...

Berry Everitt 10 Dec 2019

UCT's Sebastian Hitchcock wins Corobrik Regional Architecture Award
UCT's Sebastian Hitchcock wins Corobrik Regional Architecture AwardArticle

Sebastian Hitchcock from the University of Cape Town has been named a regional winner in the 33rd annual Corobrik Regional Architecture Awards...

9 Dec 2019

How regular maintenance can help preserve the capital value of your rental property
How regular maintenance can help preserve the capital value of your rental propertyArticle

While regular maintenance on a rental property not only attracts the best tenants and secures the highest possible rent, it also helps preserve the capital value of a rental property...

28 Nov 2019

Dip in Western Cape rental growth rate could stabilise over next few quarters
Dip in Western Cape rental growth rate could stabilise over next few quartersArticle

Trending downward for the past six quarters, the moving average trendline for the residential rental growth rate in the Western Cape during this 18-month period is not showing any sign of a turnaround...

26 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

Good tenants get the best rental homes
Good tenants get the best rental homesArticle

Building a desirable tenant profile will help tenants to be top of the list of applicants for new rentals. Here's how to do it...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 6 Aug 2019

SA's most expensive per day rental homes
SA's most expensive per day rental homesArticle

Step inside 10 of South Africa's most lavish holiday homes with whopping per day rental prices.

Issued by Private Property South Africa 12 Jul 2019

Uptick in semigration, tourism to boost Cape rental market
Uptick in semigration, tourism to boost Cape rental marketArticle

According to the Seeff Property Group, it is not just the demand for residential accommodation that drives the Cape Town rental market, but added economic drivers such as tourism, conventions and events, corporate contracts and semigration...

18 Jun 2019

Property investment: How to make your tax returns work in your favour
Property investment: How to make your tax returns work in your favourArticle

Through wise investment and managed expenditure, property investors can reduce the amount of money owed to the South African Revenue Service (SARS), explains Craig Hutchison, CEO of Engel & Völkers Southern Africa...

3 Apr 2019

#BizTrends2019: Residential market in for an interesting time
#BizTrends2019: Residential market in for an interesting timeArticle

South Africa's residential market is in for an interesting time in 2019, but our predictions for the year are all positive...

Berry Everitt 7 Jan 2019

CT earmarks derelict sites in Parow for social housing
CT earmarks derelict sites in Parow for social housingArticle

Several vacant, underutilised city-owned sites and derelict buildings in Parow have been identified for potential investment in the provision of affordable rental units...

23 Aug 2018

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Rental property management: Why investors need to think beyond the boxArticle

Capital growth has been the saving grace of the buy-to-let sector for the past few years...

6 Jul 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

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#BizTrends2018: Property market will not 'fall off a cliff' in 2018Article

Negativity seems to be in fashion in SA's real estate industry, especially since the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS)...

Berry Everitt 8 Jan 2018

Invest in UK property with R350,000
Invest in UK property with R350,000Article

Find out how you can take advantage of the UK's vastly undersupplied property market today and why Manchester is one of the best UK cities to invest in...

Issued by One Touch 13 Mar 2017

Cape Town's high-end landlords cash in over holiday season
Cape Town's high-end landlords cash in over holiday seasonArticle

According to Charl and Adél Louw, principals of the Chas Everitt International franchise on the Atlantic Seaboard, it's been a bumper holiday season for the owners of rental homes on the “Riviera” of Cape Town...

16 Jan 2017

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Vacation rents soar on Cape RivieraArticle

Owners of properties along the Atlantic Seaboard who had rented out their assets during the festive season enjoyed a strong period as tourists were prepared to pay premium rentals...

Alistair Anderson 11 Jan 2017

Willy Heyn and his family were evicted from Gympie Street and moved to Blikkiesdorp, a municipal built Temporary Relocation Area in Delft, in 2009. Photo: Daneel Knoetze (September 2014)
The displacement phenomenon: Woodstock and Salt RiverArticle

City's missed opportunity to ensure inclusive redevelopment...

Sarita Pillay 22 Sep 2016

Freehold home in Waterkloof Ridge Surrounds
Will freehold properties become redundant?Article

Full title properties may, one of these days, become an impractical and outdated luxury for South Africans...

16 Aug 2016

Costs of commuting affect home buying patterns
Costs of commuting affect home buying patternsArticle

Transport costs remain top of mind again for South Africa's consumers as they go back to work this month...

11 Jan 2016

Why rental homes are a good investmentArticle

In recent months, Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has repeatedly said that private investors should now be buying up as many single family homes to rent out as they can afford.

5 Jun 2012

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