Property Trends 2021

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SA home market continues positive performance in 2021
SA home market continues positive performance in 2021

According to Shaun Rademeyer, CEO of Multinet Home Loans, the local residential property market has continued to boom amidst the Covid-19 pandemic...

17 hours ago

TPN Vacancy Survey: Increased vacancies putting landlords under pressure
TPN Vacancy Survey: Increased vacancies putting landlords under pressure

According to the TPN Vacancy Survey for Q4 2020, decreased demand for rented accommodation during 2020 pushed up vacancy levels...

21 hours ago

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BetterBond CEO welcomes unchanged repo rate, good start to 2021

BetterBond CEO Carl Coetzee has welcomed the Monetary Policy Committee's recent decision to hold the repo rate steady at 3.5%...

20 hours ago

How to replace a lost or destroyed title deed...

A title deed is a document that serves as proof of legal ownership over a property, and is important for the transfer of property. Regulation 68 of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937 sets out the process that needs to be followed when one has lost or destroyed a title deed or mortgage bond...

By Leigh-Anne Kriel 13 hours ago

Interest rate disappoints as second wave could eat into property and economic gains

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 for the economy and property market...

By Samuel Seeff 3 days ago

#StartupStory: Filmspace connects property owners to filmmakers

Filmspace, a local tech startup company aims to make the industry more accessible by connecting professional filmmakers to property owners...

By Johannes Masiteng 21 Jan 2021

2021 is the ultimate property investment year - here's why

If you've been holding out for the perfect time to leap into the property market, you're not going to be disappointed this year...

By Craig Mott 21 Jan 2021

How landlords can mitigate risks in this economy

The tightening of the lockdown restrictions amid the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic once again highlights the risks of rental property...

By Antionette McClean 21 Jan 2021

Repo rate remains unchanged, still room for a further cut

While a further reduction to the interest rate would have been a bonus for aspirant first-time home buyers and existing homeowners...

By Dr Andrew Golding 21 Jan 2021

Top residential property trends projected for 2021

According to property entrepreneur and Only Realty owner Grant Smee, recent statistics indicate that first-time buyers are younger than ever before...

20 Jan 2021

Where is the housing market headed in 2021?

After the worst economic downturn in decades, economic growth is still widely expected to show some positive growth of around 3% this year...

By Dr Andrew Golding 19 Jan 2021

Private sector investment key in bridging Africa's housing gap

The Africa Investment Conference will explore how inclusive, sustainable and resilient investment can serve to help countries across the continent...

18 Jan 2021

New year's resolutions for (first-time) home buyers in 2021

If 2020 taught us anything, it's that life can be unpredictable and while no one can say for certain how much things...

By Andrea Tucker 18 Jan 2021

Cape Town's Cloud 9 reopens after six month renovation, expansion

The renovation involved, among other things the addition of eight additional guest rooms with balconies, also adding balconies to several of the existing rooms...

15 Jan 2021

Re/Max Q4 2020 report reveals property market recovery to pre-pandemic levels

Data from Q4 2020 reflects nearly the same levels of activity in the housing market as it had pre-pandemic...

15 Jan 2021

2021: Positive shifts as the world transitions to the next paradigm

According to Yael Geffen of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty, executives who take note of emerging trends as the world transitions...

15 Jan 2021

Land reform: Importance of exploring, understanding various models to fast-track pace in 2021

The Vumelana Advisory Fund believes the various models on how land reform can be administered should be explored and adapted to the programme as SA plans to fast-track its pace...

14 Jan 2021

Making the career switch into real estate - success requires perseverance

With the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown restrictions resulting in many left jobless, many are now forced to reconsider their career options and switch over into an industry that is still able to operate...

14 Jan 2021

Wetherby Real Estate launches in London targeting Africa's HNWIs

Specialising in investment opportunities for high-net-worth individuals from Africa, the launch of Wetherby Real Estate was recently announced...

13 Jan 2021

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