Property News

Protection measures for ST schemes as new tenants or owners move in
26 May 2020
The revised Disaster Management Act directions on the movement of people from one home to another mean that tenants and home-buyers can now go ahead and move into their new Sectional Title (ST) and estate homes as long as they have a lease or proof that the property has been transferred into their name* - and there are likely to be even fewer restrictions on such relocations as the country moves to Level 3 of the Covid-19 lockdown.
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'Holy Grails' of Clifton property go under the hammer
26 May 2020
With the exclusive Atlantic Seaboard suburb of Clifton at an expansion standstill, buyers are increasingly driven to secure the last of the luxury enclave’s holy grails – one of less than a handful of remaining undeveloped private plots, or an equally rare direct beach access ocean-level bungalow that offers the best of “see and be seen” indulgent indoor-outdoor living.
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South Africa moving to level 3
25 May 2020
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the whole of South Africa will move to level 3 lockdown from 1 June.
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Easy Ways to Reduce Your Electricity Consumption
25 May 2020
According to Eskom’s website, South Africa produces 34 000 megawatts of electricity to meet current demands. To put this into perspective, 1 megawatt can supply around 650 average homes with electricity. Yet, despite this, South African households have been experiencing loadshedding due to a lack of capacity and too much pressure on the grid. Though citizens did not create the problem, they can be part of the solution by reducing their electricity consumption to alleviate pressure on the national grid.
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Easy Ways to Reduce Your Electricity Consumption
Lifestyle & Architecture
25 May 2020
Educational Apps for Kids
Lifestyle & Architecture
22 May 2020
10% of GDP and thousands of jobs: That’s why we all need real estate to work now
Industry
22 May 2020
Rate cut gives vital savings to property buyers and bond holders
Market & Opinion
21 May 2020
Marketing strategy and experience should trump property valuations when selecting an agent
Market & Opinion
21 May 2020
Don't neglect maintenance during lockdown
Market & Opinion
20 May 2020
Small town South Africa - could it survive COVID-19 better than cities?
Market & Opinion
20 May 2020
Lockdown: Gauteng to move to alert level 3
Lifestyle & Architecture
19 May 2020
Seeff calls for massive interest rate slash to boost investment into economy and property
Market & Opinion
19 May 2020
Investors flee listed property, head for luxury rental homes
Market & Opinion
19 May 2020
MyProperty launches free virtual tour solution
Technology
18 May 2020
Increase your home's screen appeal
Market & Opinion
18 May 2020
Western Cape property market appeared in best position to weather the approaching storm
Market & Opinion
18 May 2020
Top 9 first-time buyer mistakes to avoid when taking advantage of the current buyer’s market
Market & Opinion
15 May 2020
Get ready to move!
Legal
15 May 2020
Home Gyms and How Our Spaces Will Change
Market & Opinion
14 May 2020
Surviving COVID-19 - Can I use my commercial property to unlock value?
Market & Opinion
14 May 2020
Yael Geffen urges Government to re-open real estate sector now
Market & Opinion
13 May 2020
3D Viewing and live virtual property auction an historic South African first
Market & Opinion
13 May 2020
Home sales: Looking beyond price to get deals done
Market & Opinion
12 May 2020
Changing to adapt to new conditions post-COVID-19
Market & Opinion
12 May 2020
Virtual valuations – the nitty-gritty that sellers need to know
Market & Opinion
11 May 2020
Thinking of selling your home? Now is the time to make first impressions count
Market & Opinion
11 May 2020
Severe recession in 2020 expected to have a severe impact on tenant payment performance
Market & Opinion
11 May 2020
2020 Commercial Property Outlook –Why Property Price/Valuations Indices don’t tell the full story of market weakness during a deep recession
Market & Opinion
08 May 2020
Smoothing the way to a downsize
Market & Opinion
08 May 2020
You can move house during lockdown - but only for a short period
Legal
07 May 2020
Financial distress during COVID-19: What are my options?
Market & Opinion
07 May 2020