Property News

Market & Opinion
False Bay market “pumping” since June
26 Oct 2020
Since 2014, annual price inflation in coastal areas has remained notably higher than inland regions and, with remote working having become the new normal during lockdown, market activity in scenic areas like False Bay is spiking as many of those who can work from home are opting for lifestyle over commuter convenience.
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Market & Opinion
Low interest rates fuel residential property boom
21 Oct 2020
During the third quarter of 2020 (Q3 20), South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown moved from Alert Level 3 through to Level 1. In June, pent up demand for properties saw residential property sales skyrocket after the reopening of the property market during lockdown Level 3. This property market boom continued through the third quarter, fuelled by low interest rates and favourable lending terms from South African banks.
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Legal
The POPI Act and privacy in community housing schemes
19 Oct 2020
Community housing schemes have just a few months left to ensure that their record-keeping systems and those of their managing agents are compliant with the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act, which became effective on 1 July this year with a transition period to ensure complete compliance by 30 June 2021.
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Industry
Non-compliance could mean the end for estate agencies
15 Oct 2020
Estate agencies could face financial and reputational ruin if they fail to meet their Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA) obligations. However, there is a growing urgency for estate agents to put the right processes in place to ensure compliance.
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Non-compliance could mean the end for estate agencies
Industry
15 Oct 2020
COVID19: five steps to put cleaning regime front-and-center in any company
Lifestyle & Architecture
15 Oct 2020
Top 20 do’s and don’ts to help you professionally decorate your home to live in and to sell
Lifestyle & Architecture
14 Oct 2020
Should you rent or buy when you retire?
Market & Opinion
14 Oct 2020
Promising property market recovery post-lockdown
Market & Opinion
13 Oct 2020
KZN South Coast meets home buyer demand for affordability, value and lifestyle
Market & Opinion
12 Oct 2020
5 Properties for sale in Cape Town
Market & Opinion
12 Oct 2020
Letting agents: Why you need one and how to find a good one
Market & Opinion
09 Oct 2020
Keep calm and let your agent do the talking
Market & Opinion
09 Oct 2020
Millennial property buyers piling into top Gauteng suburbs
Market & Opinion
08 Oct 2020
Multi-generational house sharing on the rise
Market & Opinion
07 Oct 2020
High-end home buyers look to experience the luxury of wellness at Val de Vie Estate
Market & Opinion
07 Oct 2020
To Buy or to Sell First, which is the Best Option?
Market & Opinion
06 Oct 2020
Home Owners: Regulations on pet ownership in South Africa
Legal
06 Oct 2020
What expenses are covered by the rental deposit?
Legal
05 Oct 2020
Applegarth Estate wins landscaping award and introduces double dwellings
Market & Opinion
05 Oct 2020
10 Things to ask your rental payment provider
Market & Opinion
02 Oct 2020
How to decide whether to buy or to continue renting your home
Market & Opinion
02 Oct 2020
Speed up your property sale, ensure its compliant before listing
Market & Opinion
01 Oct 2020
Pam Golding Properties expands with Pam Golding Auctions
Industry
01 Oct 2020
Karoo and Cape game farms now hot property
Market & Opinion
30 Sep 2020
Need more space? Here’s what to look for
Market & Opinion
30 Sep 2020
What happens with occupational rent when a property transfer is delayed?
Legal
29 Sep 2020
5 Properties for sale in Midrand
Market & Opinion
29 Sep 2020
Here are the emerging trends among property buyers & sellers
Market & Opinion
28 Sep 2020
What are the myths about asking price when selling your home?
Market & Opinion
25 Sep 2020
Are we really in a sellers’ market yet?
Market & Opinion
23 Sep 2020
Watch a two-story house being 3D printed
Lifestyle & Architecture
23 Sep 2020