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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

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

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

Housing crisis more complex than it seems
Housing crisis more complex than it seemsArticle

The outrage over the recent violent eviction of a naked Bulelani Qholani from his shack in eThembeni near Empolweni, Khayelitsha, on 1 July by the City of Cape Town's Anti-Land Invasion Unit (ALIU), will fade in time...

Jens Horber 7 Jul 2020

Applying the shared value approach to the South African rental economy
Applying the shared value approach to the South African rental economyArticle

Can an online platform counter gentrification, deliver a double-sided business proposition that leverages shared value for the improvement of an entire segment of the economy, while simultaneously solving for one of humankind's essential needs?

Gil Sperling 3 Jul 2020

Commercial property: a long recovery, but opportunities for some
Commercial property: a long recovery, but opportunities for someArticle

Having worked in the commercial property sector for many years, let me state a truth universally acknowledged, but often overlooked...

Rick de Sousa 29 May 2020

Surviving Covid-19 - Can I use my commercial property to unlock value?
Surviving Covid-19 - Can I use my commercial property to unlock value?Article

In good times, many businesses choose to own their own property and rent to themselves. However, in more economically stressful times, there is a significant opportunity for these individuals to release this equity...

Andrew Jefferson 28 May 2020

How to invest R3m into offshore property
How to invest R3m into offshore propertyArticle

This article will set out the steps of how to invest R3m in property. Do not fret if your budget won't stretch to R3m... some sage investment options are provided for those with lower amounts of cash to deploy...

Issued by One Touch Solution 25 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Phenomenal collaboration happening in the property sector
#LockdownLessons: Phenomenal collaboration happening in the property sectorArticle

Seabelo (Herbert) Theledi, founder and MD of Nthwese Developments, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 13 May 2020

Exchange rate in SA - Is there any better time to invest than the present?
Exchange rate in SA - Is there any better time to invest than the present?Article

Investment property companies like One Touch Investment have been assisting South Africans to diversify their portfolio by investing in property UK...

Issued by One Touch Investment 12 May 2020

Covid-19: Tenant retention remains competitive at 96% - Redefine
Covid-19: Tenant retention remains competitive at 96% - RedefineArticle

Redefine CEO Andrew Konig says given the unprecedented and evolving market conditions, property fundamentals, domestically and globally, are going to be challenged for the rest of 2020 and beyond...

4 May 2020

Ripple effects of supervening impossibility on commercial lease agreements
Ripple effects of supervening impossibility on commercial lease agreementsArticle

During this challenging time of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and national lockdown, it is appropriate when considering commercial lease agreements to also consider...

Darryl Furman and Jayde Vaughan 22 Apr 2020

Covid-19 fast-tracking technology in commercial property industry
Covid-19 fast-tracking technology in commercial property industryArticle

In a time of uncertainty, new challenges and rapid gear shifts to what could be the new normal, AI-powered CCTV security surveillance systems...

Rob Nichol 20 Apr 2020

Covid-19 - an opportunity for value-driven tourism products
Covid-19 - an opportunity for value-driven tourism productsArticle

Post-pandemic price-conscious travellers will want a bigger bang for their buck than ever before...

7 Apr 2020

How Covid-19 will affect the industrial property market
How Covid-19 will affect the industrial property marketArticle

The Covid-19 hurricane has engulfed the world and all businesses are entwined in a whirlwind of uncertainty...

Tony Bales 6 Apr 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

10 tips landlords should know about property inspections
10 tips landlords should know about property inspectionsArticle

Here are 10 tips for landlords on property inspections...

Steve van Wyk 30 Jan 2020

3 reasons why it's a good time to buy a holiday home
3 reasons why it's a good time to buy a holiday homeArticle

It's the festive season and most South Africans will be flocking to their favourite parts of the country for a few weeks of relaxation, sun and quality time with the family...

Julian Buck 31 Dec 2019

Sound strategy essential for rental investors in the Western Cape
Sound strategy essential for rental investors in the Western CapeArticle

The Western Cape rentals market, renowned for its historically record-breaking returns, has raised eyebrows with an uncharacteristically severe decline over the last three years...

23 Dec 2019

New CT municipal bylaw amendment good news for landlords, agents
New CT municipal bylaw amendment good news for landlords, agentsArticle

Once promulgated in the Provincial Gazette, new municipal bylaw amendments by the City of Cape Town will allow "short-term letting from a house or flat for a period not exceeding 30 consecutive days for the same guest"...

13 Dec 2019

Eleventh-hour delay in court case involving King Goodwill Zwelithini
Eleventh-hour delay in court case involving King Goodwill ZwelithiniArticle

A politically-charged court case involving millions of rands in rent paid to a trust headed by Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has been postponed at the last moment...

Tony Carnie 20 Nov 2019

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Why 'buy and hold' strategy worksArticle

The 'buy and hold' strategy of real estate investing is seen by many as the safest and most consistent method for inexperienced real estate investors to proceed...

Tim Greeff 19 Nov 2019

3 tips for good returns on a holiday home
3 tips for good returns on a holiday homeArticle

A holiday home investment provides an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. And, with the wide variety of leisure destinations throughout the country, buyers are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a location in which to purchase a holiday home...

Adrian Goslett 8 Nov 2019

Despite e-commerce boom, retail property remains attractive investment - JLL
Despite e-commerce boom, retail property remains attractive investment - JLLArticle

Vacancy rates in the South African retail property market have increased above historic levels due to the growth of e-commerce in the country...

5 Nov 2019

3 basic checks to avoid a defaulting tenant
3 basic checks to avoid a defaulting tenantArticle

With increased financial pressure on everyone in the current economic climate, landlords need to be vigilant as to how they vet and process potential tenants so as to avoid the risk of future defaults...

Hayley Vann-Herbert 31 Oct 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

6 trends shaping the shopping mall experience
6 trends shaping the shopping mall experienceArticle

A decade ago, building a profitable mall was simple. If you got the location, size, layout, parking and access routes right, you had retailers and shoppers in the bag...

Theresa Terblanche 22 Oct 2019

Unpacking the key factors that contribute to the value of real estate
Unpacking the key factors that contribute to the value of real estateArticle

Real estate has long been touted as a good investment on the basis of property having excellent value, but in order to capitalise in a dynamic marketplace, one has to understand the meaning of value...

5 Sep 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

How to maximise rental returns in a tough market
How to maximise rental returns in a tough marketArticle

In a slow market, where stock outnumbers prospective tenants, it's important to have a thorough understanding of the current rental market and to take a hard, objective look at your property...

6 Aug 2019

Paying for your sins - why enforcing tax laws on churches could be problematic
Paying for your sins - why enforcing tax laws on churches could be problematicArticle

The case of self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, who were arrested by the Hawks earlier this year on charges of fraud and money laundering, has cast the spotlight on tax laws relating to churches and religious institutions, and whether any loopholes that exist are being exploited...

30 Jul 2019

How does a property stokvel work?
How does a property stokvel work?Article

Could a property stokvel be the right solution for you? Let's find out...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 30 Jul 2019

How to successfully maximise your returns on an investment property through renovation
How to successfully maximise your returns on an investment property through renovationArticle

The aim of purchasing an investment property is very simple: to achieve the best possible return through rental yields in the short-term and capital growth in the long run, but astute investors always look for ways...

Yael Geffen 26 Jul 2019

Desiree Goodwin
Financial emigration - Is it the answer for expats working abroad?Article

Emigration lawyers and consultants have noted a significant increase in the number of South Africans applying for financial emigration over the past two years...

Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 3 Jul 2019

How to spot a scammer
How to spot a scammerArticle

How landlords can easily spot a scammer, and steer clear of them...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 2 Jul 2019

Become a commercial property value investor, not a market investor
Become a commercial property value investor, not a market investorArticle

Now is the perfect opportunity to become a value investor in commercial and industrial property and to ditch the generalist market investor approach...

Tony Bales 24 Jun 2019

Property investment: One big property vs multiple smaller properties
Property investment: One big property vs multiple smaller propertiesArticle

One of the questions most frequently asked of Rowan Alexander, director of Alexander Swart Property, is whether it is wiser for buy-to-let investors to invest in a single upper price level property or multiple smaller properties...

13 Jun 2019

How to invest in property without costly and risky direct ownership
How to invest in property without costly and risky direct ownershipArticle

When people want to invest in real estate they usually secure a loan to purchase a property - either residential or commercial. But there are other more efficient and less costly ways to invest in the property sector...

Marc Edwards 6 Jun 2019

Tax return submission raised to R500,000
Tax return submission raised to R500,000Article

Taxpayers with an annual income not exceeding R500,000 will no longer be required to submit tax returns...

4 Jun 2019

From beaches to business: The evolution of Mauritius
From beaches to business: The evolution of MauritiusArticle

Mention Mauritius and most South Africans will think of its pristine beaches and luxury resorts, but this small country is becoming a big business player not only in Africa but on a global scale...

David Seinker 3 Jun 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

Residential estate income: What's tax exempt and what isn't?
Residential estate income: What's tax exempt and what isn't?Article

The levy income of a body corporate, share block or an association of persons, such as a home owners association (residential estate), is exempt from income tax. However, not all income received by a residential estate is exempt from tax, only levy income...

Graeme Palmer 23 Apr 2019

Why you should invest in property sooner rather than later
Why you should invest in property sooner rather than laterArticle

If you want to set yourself up for long term financial gain, investing in property is an excellent way of ensuring this and the sooner you start climbing the property ladder the sooner you start creating wealth...

Grant Wheeler 23 Apr 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

How to spot a profitable real estate investment
How to spot a profitable real estate investmentArticle

If there's one thing I've learned in my career in property investment, it's that there are a lot of different approaches to making a profit from real estate...

Sylvia Koketso Milosevic 27 Feb 2019

The coming shopping centre ecosystem apocalypse
The coming shopping centre ecosystem apocalypseArticle

The shopping centre ecosystem is facing an apocalypse. Why? Because shops are middlemen and the internet is killing middlemen...

Alan Knott-Craig 11 Feb 2019

Property investment: Rental yield vs capital growth
Property investment: Rental yield vs capital growthArticle

When it comes to investment property what matters more, rental yield or capital growth?

25 Jan 2019

Student accommodation - a landlord's guide
Student accommodation - a landlord's guideArticle

"While student accommodation does offer investors a low-risk option in terms of the possibility of prolonged vacancies," explains regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa Adrian Goslett...

23 Jan 2019

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