Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
Equites ends year strong with continued focus on logistics sector

Equites ends year strong with continued focus on logistics sector[Sindy Peters] JSE-listed Equites Property Fund recently announced its annual results for the year ended 28 February 2018, revealing...

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John Loos
SOUTH AFRICA
FNB Mining Towns House Price Indices growth rates slow

FNB Mining Towns House Price Indices growth rates slow
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[John Loos] The FNB Mining Towns House Price Indices growth rates have slowed in recent quarters...

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Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#AfricaMonth: Growthpoint Investec African Properties launched

#AfricaMonth: Growthpoint Investec African Properties launched[Sindy Peters] First announced in 2015, Growthpoint Investec African Properties (GIAP) is finally off the mark, commencing operations in the pan-African real estate market.

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Tony Clarke
SOUTH AFRICA
Property market's slow start in 2018 could be misleading

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[Tony Clarke] Property experts remain optimistic for a market turnaround...

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Bill Rawson
SOUTH AFRICA
Five reasons property makes a great retirement investment

Five reasons property makes a great retirement investment
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[Bill Rawson] One of the biggest challenges facing South Africans at present is how to adequately prepare for retirement...

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Adrian Goslett
SOUTH AFRICA
RE/MAX housing report shows slow start for Q1 2018

RE/MAX housing report shows slow start for Q1 2018[Adrian Goslett] In the first quarter of 2018, Lightstone data revealed that 31,875 new bonds were registered at the Deeds Office...

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Adrian Goslett
SOUTH AFRICA
The effect of the interest rate cut explained in real terms

The effect of the interest rate cut explained in real terms
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[Adrian Goslett] The recent announcement of the interest rate cut was a mini triumph for all South Africans...

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Jennifer Paddock
SOUTH AFRICA
Everything you need to know about levies in sectional title schemes

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[Jennifer Paddock] Often referred to as the "life-blood" of the body corporate, owners have to pay contributions and trustees, managing agents and attorneys may have to collect them...

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Cari Coetzee
SOUTH AFRICA
RIP Pam Golding

RIP Pam Golding[Cari Coetzee] Property and real estate icon Pam Golding has passed away at the age of 90. Golding entered the male-dominated property industry in the 1970s and not only became a household name but a leader in the industry and an inspiration to female entrepreneurs everywhere...

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Dr Andrew Golding
SOUTH AFRICA
Rate cut a further boost for market sentiment

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[Dr Andrew Golding] The recent announcement of an interest rate cut of 25bps, coupled with Moody's decision to not only leave South Africa's credit rating unchanged...

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Adrian Goslett
SOUTH AFRICA
1% matters - how the VAT increase affects property sales

1% matters - how the VAT increase affects property sales
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[Adrian Goslett] The power of one: a phrase that has been quoted in many a clichéd motivational poster, but one whose power has never quite been fully grasped - until now...

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SOUTH AFRICA
New Spaces brand brings iconic workspaces to economic hub of Sandton - GO Content Lab

New Spaces brand brings iconic workspaces to economic hub of Sandton[Gidgette Osborne] Creative workplace specialist Spaces is expanding its South African footprint with its prime location, Atrium on 5th, in Sandton, which opened in February...

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Samuel Seeff
SOUTH AFRICA
#Budget2018: Rising tax burden on shrinking base worrying for economy, property

#Budget2018: Rising tax burden on shrinking base worrying for economy, property
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[Samuel Seeff] It was always going to be a tough budget given that finance minister Malusi Gigaba already signalled during his mini-budget late last year that there was a significant fiscal deficit that needed to be funded...

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Tony Clarke
SOUTH AFRICA
Is Day Zero the beginning of the end for Cape Town property?

Is Day Zero the beginning of the end for Cape Town property?
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[Tony Clarke] Capetonians are bracing for the onset of Day Zero - the day the City turns off the taps and residents will have to collect their 25-litre water ration at one of 200 public distribution points...

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Bill Rawson
SOUTH AFRICA
How to build a property portfolio as a young professional

How to build a property portfolio as a young professional
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[Bill Rawson] As a long-term investment, it makes sense to start building a property portfolio as early in life as possible...

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Dr Andrew Golding
SOUTH AFRICA
Stable start to 2018 with no change in repo rate

Stable start to 2018 with no change in repo rate
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[Dr Andrew Golding] It was a stable start to the New Year with the Reserve Bank on Thursday, 18 January, announcing no change in the repo rate...

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Tony Clarke
SOUTH AFRICA
What's on the cards for property in 2018

What's on the cards for property in 2018
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[Tony Clarke] 2017 was a challenging year for the South African property market in general, despite small pockets of thriving activity in areas like the Western Cape...

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Paul Gerard
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Malls think outside the box to win over shoppers

#BizTrends2018: Malls think outside the box to win over shoppers[Paul Gerard] Time. There is never enough of it. It is an increasingly valuable commodity for all South Africans across the entire social and economic spectrum...

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Jacques du Toit
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: The residential property market in 2018

#BizTrends2018: The residential property market in 2018
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[Jacques du Toit] South Africa's real economic growth has been on a gradual downward trend since reaching a level of 3.3% in 2011, shortly after the recession of 2008/09...

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Samuel Seeff
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Buyer's market emerging for property heading into 2018

#BizTrends2018: Buyer's market emerging for property heading into 2018
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[Samuel Seeff] The property market has shifted notably over the last 18 months as the fall-out from the weak political and economic climate, poor growth and credit downgrades continue...

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