The short-term holiday rental season in Cape Town has once again started, and the demand for short-term property rentals, specifically in the Atlantic Seaboard and City Bowl area, is expected to rise considerably as many holidaymakers flock to the coast.

Delta Africa Property Holdings (formerly Delta International), the first multi-listed property fund to offer international property investors direct access to immediate high growth opportunities on the African continent outside of South Africa, announced entry into the Mauritian property market on Friday with the acquisition of Barclays House in Cybercity, Ebene.

New Europe Property Investments announced an equity raising of R1bn through the issue of new shares.

Capital & Regional is granted permission to take up a secondary listing on the JSE, exposing South African investors to a property portfolio worth about GBP1bn or R21bn.

South African investor interest in Mauritius has grown strongly over recent years, from individuals taking up incentivised properties as well as from big business.

In today's fast moving and economically challenging business environment it is increasingly necessary to have access to available funds in order to secure transactions as they arise or reinvest capital into a business at short notice.

High volatility in SA's listed property sector over the past year has largely been blamed on rising bond yields, which conventional wisdom says is bad for property returns. 

Saturday, 07 September 2013 10:01

Residential buy to let benefits as rentals surge

The rentals market surges ahead in major centres, particularly Johannesburg and Cape Town. 

Pam Golding Properties has plans to market high quality, investment yielding residential property in prime locations in Spain

Commercial property investors and anyone interested in understanding SA’s listed property sector in a global context should plan to attend the SA Property Owners’ Association (SAPOA) International Convention and Property Exhibition later this month at Sun City.

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