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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

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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

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

Western Cape construction industry outlook for 2019
Western Cape construction industry outlook for 2019Article

As we head into a new year, there are a number of factors which are likely to impact the amount of work on offer in our region and the resultant profitability of the general building contracting fraternity...

Allen Bodill 24 Jan 2019

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Adopt downturn survival strategies in 2019, property agents advisedArticle

With inflation expected to continue its rise for most of the year and economic growth predicted to stay slow, 2019 will see estate agencies facing mounting pressure from property owners and tenants alike...

17 Jan 2019

Good growth observed in office to residential conversions in certain regions
Good growth observed in office to residential conversions in certain regionsArticle

Office space to residential conversions are gaining in popularity...

27 Sep 2018

Pick the right property to start building your investment portfolio
Pick the right property to start building your investment portfolioArticle

Investing in property is an option many South Africans consider as it offers an excellent extra source of income...

29 Jun 2018

What type of home affluent tenants prefer
What type of home affluent tenants preferArticle

"Landlords who wish to operate in this sector need to do careful research to establish what type of home really affluent tenants prefer, what might make them choose one over another, and what will make them stay."

11 Jun 2018

Could these be Durban's new property investment hotspots?
Could these be Durban's new property investment hotspots?Article

Nestled in the heart of Durban are two very different areas...

26 Apr 2018

#BizTrends2018: Household rental on the rise, albeit slowly
#BizTrends2018: Household rental on the rise, albeit slowlyArticle

Judging by the current economic climate - which is unlikely to improve over the next year - rent levels will continue to rise in 2018...

Johette Smuts 11 Jan 2018

Average national rental exceeds R7,000 in Q2 2017
Average national rental exceeds R7,000 in Q2 2017Article

The recently released PayProp Rental Index has reported that in the past quarter, the weighted average national rental exceeded R7,000 for the first time...

7 Aug 2017

Understanding commercial lease deposits and how they work
Understanding commercial lease deposits and how they workArticle

A tenant is required to pay the landlord a deposit, a predetermined sum of money, before taking occupation of any commercial premises...

22 Jun 2017

Commercial lease deposits - what's in the fine print?
Commercial lease deposits - what's in the fine print?Article

As with the rental of residential property, so a tenant is required to pay the landlord a deposit before taking occupation of any commercial premises...

12 Jun 2017

Access to timely finance, detailed information key to property investments
Access to timely finance, detailed information key to property investmentsArticle

While the markets remain uncertain and skittish, investors are still on the lookout for good property deals. However, moving on opportunities requires access to fast finance, good support, and the ability to spot the real gems...

Gary Palmer 23 Aug 2016

Spread your bets for a more profitable property portfolio
Spread your bets for a more profitable property portfolioArticle

Getting the best return on investment from a property portfolio is the subject of much debate, and opinions are often as diverse as the properties themselves...

Bill Rawson 28 Jun 2016

Commercial players pounce on distressed residential rental market
Commercial players pounce on distressed residential rental marketArticle

One of the significant developments in the corporate property finance market this year involved the rise in the number of commercial property players increasing their exposure to the residential rental market...

27 Nov 2014

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