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A decade after the global financial crisis, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Investment Risk Forum (IRF) - which comprises more than 40 of the world’s most influential real estate investors - has found that diminishing returns are driving real estate investment diversification.

JSE-listed diversified Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Redefine Properties (JSE: RDF) has reported a solid  performance for the full year to end August 2017, after lifting full year distribution 7% to 92 cents per share.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:20

Property seen as a safe haven asset

It is relatively straightforward to make a good property investment when the economy and housing market are booming.

Human Settlements Minister  Bonginkosi Madikizela launched the  R1.8 billion Belhar CBD housing project, during a sod turning ceremony.

Two key infrastructure projects – a 288 unit residential facility and the complete rebuild of the electricity substation – have been completed at the University of Zululand’s main KwaDlangezwa Campus.

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 06:02

Building wealth through multiple properties

Many individuals who already own more than one property mistakenly overlook key principles of wealth creation that could potentially unlock their ability to grow their property portfolios.

JSE-listed diversified Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Redefine Properties (JSE: RDF) continues to build an exceptionally diversified and quality property platform after acquiring another attractive development site for student accommodation in Australia.

The recent protests at universities and colleges across SA have caused many to question the wisdom of investing in student accommodation - but it still remains a highly attractive option provided you buy the right kind of property in the right location, says Bill Rawson, chairman of the Rawson Property Group.

Property Finance at Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) delivered another year of  strong performance,  making a significant contribution to the annual results of both CIB and Nedbank Group as a whole in 2016.

Durban’s sophisticated suburb of Musgrave has long been a favourite with affluent families and successful entrepreneurs, but recent trends indicate an increasing demand for student accommodation in the area as well.

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