Real Growth in Metro Areas

  23 Jan 2014   According to Francois Venter, director at Jawitz Properties, the metropolitan areas are likely to see real property price growth compared to rural and coastal areas. Priced at R1.675 million, this three bedroom home in Wellington has picturesque views of the Boland mountains and vineyards, an open plan living area with …

Risk Alert Feb 2013

First a conveyancing scam alert Bad news! After going quiet for a short time, the scamsters are now back and operating in various jurisdictions. Please warn your conveyancing staff not to allow the seller to change the details of the bank into which the proceeds of the sale must be paid. …

Why you should invest in property

Investing in property is one of the ways to make money, and commercial property is said to be offering good returns.  “These fundamental differences between property and other asset investments are often not acknowledged by commentators and analysts.” In particular, he says, these people tend to overlook the huge advantage …

Good News From The 2012 / 2013 Budget

23 February 2012 Lew Geffen, chairman of Sotheby’s International Realty in SA, says: “Today’s Budget holds out excellent prospects for the speedy improvement of the real estate market and the sustainability of that recovery. “The most important macro aspects include Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s strong stance, re-iterated throughout his speech, …