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How Covid-19 has heralded a new era of digital buildings

With the adoption of fourth industrial revolution (4IR) technologies in all aspects of our lives, it is no surprise that buildings are getting a lot 'smarter' too...

By Peter Malebye 14 Apr 2021

Busted: 6 myths about real estate auctions debunked

According to lead auctioneer and director of High Street Auctions Joff van Reenen, even seasoned investors sometimes still believe old myths about auctions...

14 Apr 2021

Expropriation Bill hearings kick off in Mpumalanga

The Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure will on Thursday start a four-day public consultation programme in Mpumalanga to gather public input on the Expropriation Bill...

14 Apr 2021

Investing in property and creating wealth using community stokvels

My first income-generating property project was realised in 2008 when I was worried I would fall behind on my bond payments on a two-bedroom property I had bought the previous year...

By Silindile Leseyane 13 Apr 2021

Unprecedented activity in housing market following lockdown - Re/Max Q1 2021 report

Since South Africa emerged from hard lockdown in June 2020, the local property market has been seeing unprecedented levels of activity driven by pent-up demand...

13 Apr 2021

Eskom hopes to raise R2bn by selling non-core properties

Eskom has sold off two of its non-core properties to the Department of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation as part of its efforts to raise more than R2bn.

13 Apr 2021

Property investment 101: practical steps to consider

Last year's five consecutive repo rate cuts, which dropped the prime lending rate to a record low of 7%, has resulted in an increase in buyer activity in the property market...

12 Apr 2021

Trustee duties in a sectional title scheme

Sectional title properties have become a popular way of living for many South Africans, and along with this type of living comes a body corporate and trustee setup...

Issued by Propell 12 Apr 2021

#YouthMatters: Celebrate youthful diversity this June on Biz

Join us to honour the contribution of South African youth making a difference to business in our region. Nominees will stand a chance to be featured as top-story news in Bizcommunity's month-long #YouthMatters focus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 9 Apr 2021

The Business Exchange launches unique dollar-based offshore investment opportunity in Mauritius

Serviced office space provider The Business Exchange (TBE), in partnership with Maxcity Properties, has launched an exciting new opportunity, offering investors the unique chance to own offshore property in Mauritius...

Issued by Irvine Partners 9 Apr 2021

Advancing a real estate sector that embodies ethics, credibility

The real estate and property sector is constantly encountering challenges, and it comes as no surprise when issues around ethics and credibility are brought into question...

By Matseleng Mogodi 9 Apr 2021

High levels of financial pressure-related selling perceived in commercial property sector - FNB survey

We continue with the first quarter 2021 results of our FNB Commercial Property Broker Survey, which surveys a sample of commercial property brokers in the six major metros of South Africa...

By John Loos 8 Apr 2021

Final chance to enter Private Property's innovative Sherlock Homes competition - with a chance to WIN big!

Private Property's innovative Sherlock Homes competition is well underway, with thousands of people joining in the hunt every week...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 8 Apr 2021

Co-CEOs Luyt and Harris to manage JLL Sub-Saharan African business

Emma Luyt and Peter Harris have been appointed co-CEOs of JLL's Sub-Saharan African (SSA) business, managing the firm's growth in the region...

8 Apr 2021

Community housing scheme rules also bound by Constitution

Trustees and directors of community housing schemes cannot simply make up new rules by themselves...

7 Apr 2021

FNB records 46% uptick in secondary property purchases in Q4 2020

FNB has reported a 46% increase in the total number of buyers who purchased secondary properties in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to the fourth quarter of 2019...

7 Apr 2021

Problems paying your bond? Act swiftly to minimise the damage

There is little doubt that the risk of losing your home because you can no longer afford the monthly bond repayments is a terrible position to be in...

By Bruce Swain 6 Apr 2021

Land reform: Look closer at subdivisions, adequate farm sizes, says researcher

"The process of land redistribution can be made more successful if more attention is given to providing benefiting emerging farmers with farms that are of an adequate and manageable size."

1 Apr 2021

Erratic heritage application processes costs billions in lost investment - survey

Investors and built environment professionals are extremely frustrated by the drawn-out and increasingly vague processes being encountered with heritage applications...

1 Apr 2021

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