Many investors in buy to let properties often miscalculate what their returns would be by omitting some of the expenses they incur in running property that is rented out, says Michael Bauer, managing director of IHPC.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 16:09

Shopping Centre going under the auction hammer

Lichtenburg Shopping Centre is going under the hammer and features 20 retail shops with tenants such as Shoprite, Foschini, Markhams, Rage, Edgars, and American Swiss.

The global search for income has prompted many of the world’s sovereign wealth and pension funds to increase their exposure to commercial property.

South Africans have a fixation on residential property because we are told from a young age that we have to own a home.

Nedbank adds value to the established and thriving commercial area of Jet Park near OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg with a R45 million loan to GRWJET Park Investments (Pty) Limited for the development of office and warehouse facilities. 

A property fund will be managed professionally, which is a benefit and the investor will have an income from this in the form of dividends though you usually cannot borrow much against shares

While property investment has yet to be recognised as the specialised profession that it is, providing housing to millions of South Africans, professional property investors appreciate the value of staying on top of their game

Monday, 29 June 2009 02:00

R10bn golf estates crisis

Several luxury golf estates in the Eastern and Southern Cape valued at an estimated R10-billion, have become casualties of the devastating global economic meltdown with the costly projects either being abandoned completely or halted temporarily.

Tuesday, 02 December 2008 02:00

Rental income gaining more attention

“Rents and yields could become more important than price,” says Andrew Schaefer, MD of national property managers Trafalgar . “And that would be a healthy step forward in what could be the world’s fastest growing asset class – buy to let

Cross border property transactions have been identified as the next wave of opportunity for property companies, and internationally, organisations have been gearing themselves up to create shareholder value and diversification away from their traditional hunting grounds

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