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Cape Town rental property market presenting a mixed bag of tricks
Cape Town rental property market presenting a mixed bag of tricksArticle

While the recent PayProp State of the Rental Industry Survey found that the key challenges agents currently face are a shrinking viable tenant pool, lower tenant affordability and high arrears...

10 May 2021

Property investment - here are some possible tax implications to note
Property investment - here are some possible tax implications to noteArticle

According to Pearl Scheltema, CEO of Fitzanne Estates, while taxes and property go hand in hand, there are fortunately some very real benefits to be had if you...

29 Apr 2021

Top findings from PayProp's State of the Rental Industry Survey
Top findings from PayProp's State of the Rental Industry SurveyArticle

PayProp has released the results of its second PayProp State of the Rental Industry Survey, with agents continuing to feel the effects of Covid-19...

28 Apr 2021

Tenant payment performance recovering but requires tough administration
Tenant payment performance recovering but requires tough administrationArticle

A 'full' recovery to pre-lockdown tenant payment performance levels is yet to be achieved, however, the sector is showing signs of recovery...

30 Mar 2021

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

PayProp Index confirms devastating impact of lockdown on rental market
PayProp Index confirms devastating impact of lockdown on rental marketArticle

In November 2020, for the first time since the PayProp Rental Index launched, growth was negative - the average rent was 0.3% lower than in November 2019...

9 Mar 2021

SA rental market records new lows in Q3 2020 - PayProp Rental Index
SA rental market records new lows in Q3 2020 - PayProp Rental IndexArticle

According to the PayProp Rental Index for Q3 2020, rental growth has plummeted for two consecutive quarters, with Q2 and Q3 following the same general downward trend seen over the course of the previous year...

24 Nov 2020

Interest rate disappoints, but South Africans will buy property this festive season
Interest rate disappoints, but South Africans will buy property this festive seasonArticle

The decision by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to retain the repo rate at 3.5% (home loan base rate at 7%) is disappointing and out of step with the economy...

Samuel Seeff 20 Nov 2020

How the profile of typical property investors in SA has been turned on its head
How the profile of typical property investors in SA has been turned on its headArticle

A few years ago, the typical property investor in South Africa was male and between the ages of 30 and 40, but the latest figures reveal a significant change...

12 Nov 2020

Lowest prime rate in decades driving tenants towards home ownership
Lowest prime rate in decades driving tenants towards home ownershipArticle

Currently at 7%, the prime rate is at its lowest level in decades, driving more South African tenants to consider property ownership...

6 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

Uptick in mutli-generational home sharing
Uptick in mutli-generational home sharingArticle

One of the many new trends emerging within the real estate sector as a result of the national lockdown, is an increase in multi-generational living as many are no longer able to afford the costs of living alone...

7 Oct 2020

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...

17 Sep 2020

Impact of Covid-19 pandemic reflected in latest Payprop Rental Index
Impact of Covid-19 pandemic reflected in latest Payprop Rental IndexArticle

The PayProp Rental Index for the second quarter of 2020 reflects the first clear indication of the effects of lockdown on rent levels, rental growth and arrears in South Africa...

1 Sep 2020

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Slow new household formation likely to dampen residential rental marketArticle

The pace of new household formation is likely to slow during and shortly after the current recessionary period, constrained by a lack of new employment creation and widespread household financial pressure...

John Loos 21 Aug 2020

Some seeking more space while others still see benefit of compact living
Some seeking more space while others still see benefit of compact livingArticle

While some are heading for more spacious, freestanding homes with open spaces, due to the Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown, others, in contrast, still see the benefits of more compact, manageable accommodation...

20 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

PayProp notes massive jump in average rental arrears from March to April
PayProp notes massive jump in average rental arrears from March to AprilArticle

According to the first PayProp Rental Index for 2020, during March 2020, just over 20% of tenants were in arrears, increasing to almost 24% in April...

2 Jun 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

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

Survey: How to get tenants to stay put
Survey: How to get tenants to stay putArticle

Just Property recently conducted a national survey of tenants beyond their existing client base with more than 2,600 responses providing insights invaluable to landlords wanting to retain or attract great tenants...

6 Feb 2020

Property in 2020: It's all about the buyers
Property in 2020: It's all about the buyersArticle

Predictions about the likely performance of an industry are rife at the beginning of a year, and even more so at the start of a new decade. Jokes about 2020 vision into the future aside, one can't be blamed for wanting to know what to expect from the next 12 months, both politically and economically...

Carl Coetzee 20 Jan 2020

4 factors to consider to make an investment property work for you
4 factors to consider to make an investment property work for youArticle

All things considered, property remains a reliable choice of investment if you're willing to play the long game...

Steven van Rooyen 24 Dec 2019

Rights, obligations and recourse for short-term rental properties
Rights, obligations and recourse for short-term rental propertiesArticle

"In recent years, sectional title properties have grown in popularity to become the preferred choice of holiday accommodation in most destination hotspots and therefore also the most attractive property type for buyers seeking short-term buy-to-let investments," says Brett Leon, MD of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty, Atlantic Seaboard and City Bowl.

24 Dec 2019

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

What to expect: 2020 property trends
What to expect: 2020 property trendsArticle

Private Property reflects on what happened during 2019 in the South African property market, and how that'll lead to 2020 property trends...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 3 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

Rental growth peaks in Q3 2019 - PayProp Index
Rental growth peaks in Q3 2019 - PayProp IndexArticle

According to the PayProp Rental Index for the third quarter of 2019, September had the highest year-on-year rental growth for the year at 4.2%...

21 Nov 2019

Increased housing supply in Gauteng limiting rental growth
Increased housing supply in Gauteng limiting rental growthArticle

Gauteng landlords can no longer easily demand high rental increases due to below-inflation income growth and an increase in housing supply in the province...

29 Oct 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

New CCID report notes sustained investor confidence in CT CBD
New CCID report notes sustained investor confidence in CT CBDArticle

New property developments in the Cape Town central city worth in excess of R950m have been reported this year in spite of a tight economy and huge economic pressure...

25 Sep 2019

What would 'junk' status mean for SA?
What would 'junk' status mean for SA?Article

Home owners should not take a knee-jerk reaction to the potential of SA being downgraded to junk status by Moody's says SA futurist/economist Daniel Silke...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 5 Sep 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

Trouble with the tenants? How to deal when things don't go according to plan
Trouble with the tenants? How to deal when things don't go according to planArticle

It starts off as the ideal investment. You leverage your good credit record on your primary property to buy a second property that you'll let out...

25 Jul 2019

Attracting and retaining desirable tenants
Attracting and retaining desirable tenantsArticle

Buy-to-let property can be the route to wealth creation. But you need the right tenants at the right rental to make it work...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 24 Jul 2019

5 ways to make your rental apartment pet-friendly
5 ways to make your rental apartment pet-friendlyArticle

How to make your rental property more attractive to animal lovers...

Private Property, Issued by Private Property South Africa 18 Jul 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

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

Western Cape rental market continues to outperform national average
Western Cape rental market continues to outperform national averageArticle

Last year saw the national average year-on-year (YoY) rental growth rate plummet from 6.4% in 2017 to just 3.9% at the end of 2018, however not all markets performed equally...

25 Jun 2019

Property Practitioners Act: What landlords and tenants need to know
Property Practitioners Act: What landlords and tenants need to knowArticle

The Property Practitioners Act now just needs the president's signature to come into effect, and when it does it will bring about many significant changes in South Africa's property sector...

Andrew Schaefer 14 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

Dealing with rental deposits
Dealing with rental depositsArticle

When it comes to the management of rental properties, there is one thing that often causes a dispute, and that is how a tenant's deposit has been handled...

Sunell Afrika 28 May 2019

What you need to know about investing in student accommodation
What you need to know about investing in student accommodationArticle

Student accommodation is one of those property investments where the location is predetermined and the demand far exceeds the supply, making for the ideal foundation for a lucrative investment...

22 May 2019

Invest in real estate like you're Ofir Eyal Bar
Invest in real estate like you're Ofir Eyal BarArticle

At first, the real estate investing space may seem convoluted and difficult to understand. Nonetheless, it's also a space that can prove to be incredibly rewarding...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 18 Apr 2019

6 of the biggest landord headaches and what to do about them
6 of the biggest landord headaches and what to do about themArticle

Rental properties can provide a healthy income stream, but they can equally provide huge headaches for landlords...

Estelle Nagel and Benjamin Shaw 11 Mar 2019

Rental Amendment Act will help eradicate blurred lines
Rental Amendment Act will help eradicate blurred linesArticle

While the looming implementation of the Rental Housing Amendment Act has sparked considerable concern, many property professionals believe that there is little or no cause for panic...

26 Feb 2019

Cape Town's southern residential property market shows resilience
Cape Town's southern residential property market shows resilienceArticle

While 2018 was another subdued year for the Cape Town real estate market, it was not all doom and gloom...

28 Jan 2019

How to turn your granny flat into a money-spinner
How to turn your granny flat into a money-spinnerArticle

Does your home have a teen pad, granny flat or garden cottage? If so, you could be sitting on a great source of extra income!

Jacqui Savage 22 Jan 2019

Renewed spark of activity noted in Winelands sales, rentals markets
Renewed spark of activity noted in Winelands sales, rentals marketsArticle

The growing challenge of affordability and an increasingly cautious investor sentiment have fuelled the rental market in the Winelands...

13 Nov 2018

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