The tight conditions in the property market at the moment represent some excellent opportunities for investors with a medium to long-term outlook.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 14:55

Hot tax tips for rental property owners

Over the past few years, economic uncertainty and stock market volatility has boosted investor interest in residential rental property.

Young people planning on buying their first home should not get too hung up on interest rates or market cycles, or they might miss out altogether on the advantages of property ownership.

Sectional Title homes currently account for just 12% of SA’s total residential stock, according to the latest available figures from Absa, but there seems little doubt that this percentage will grow substantially in the next few years as more and more local homebuyers follow international trends and opt for apartments and townhouses instead of traditional freehold homes.

Residential property market predictions in 2013 according to Real Estate professionals Lew Geffen and Jan Davel.

The introduction of e-tolling, which now seems imminent before Christmas, will have an immediate effect on home buying patterns as well as the use of public transport.

Thursday, 06 January 2011 02:00

Year ahead looks rosier for property market

Estate agents have painted a rosier picture for the residential property market this year, but have warned prices are being held down by banks’ strict lending criteria.

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