3 Technology trends shaping the property industry 

The Digital Revolution is changing our economy, and with that, the way businesses operate and serve their customers. The property industry is no exception. Three key technology trends are shaping […]

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Moving City? 5 Things to Consider 

Whether it’s for job reasons or to be closer to your family, relocating to a new city can be a traumatic experience. Make sure you eliminate some of that pain […]

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Mixed use comes full circle – dating back to Roman times

You’d be forgiven for thinking the phrase “Live, work, play” was coined by modern property developers to sell a new urban lifestyle. But it’s actually rooted in a way of […]

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Why choose a life right?

According to the World Health Organisation, lifespans have increased by 5.5 years between 2000 and 2016 and one of the biggest concerns worrying older people is whether they will outlive […]

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SA property market reflects global mixed-use trends

Soil has been turned on the Amdec Group’s ground-breaking R15-billion Harbour Arch precinct on the site that previously housed the Mother City’s Culemborg automotive dealerships.

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International hotel group enters SA market

Casablanca-headquartered ONOMO Hotels has entered the South African hotel management arena with the acquisition of three properties. ONOMO has acquired the iconic Inn on the Square in Cape Town, the […]

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What South African homeowners want in a better home

A recent survey by Saint-Gobain Gyproc has revealed some startling results in terms of what local homeowners are looking for in their homes. The survey by Saint-Gobain Gyproc was aimed at […]

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Fewer buyers, but banks grant more home loans

There has been a 4% increase in the number of home loans granted over the past 12 months, even though the number of home loan applications has fallen off by […]

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Greeff Properties links to international real estate agency with rebrand

Greeff Properties recently announced its rebranding with Christie’s International Real Estate. Greeff’s portfolio includes 22 development projects currently on the market, ranging in prices from R 995,000 to R 17.5 […]

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Airbnb community boosts Western Cape economy by R5 billion

Airbnb has released new data on the impact of the home sharing community across the Western Cape, highlighting the continued growth of guests in the region and the positive impact […]

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Smaller deposit? Buy a cheaper home!

Is there any point in waiting to save up a large deposit on a home when interest rates are declining and the banks are in a hurry to grant more […]

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The lucrative world of short-term rentals

Investors looking to buy a property offshore can potentially recoup their money faster through short-term rentals than traditional letting options, all the while earning income in a foreign currency. This […]

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Customisation in BIM drives dormakaba SA’s approach

According to dormakaba South Africa, the customised building information modelling (BIM) solutions it provides help differentiate the company in a fast-growing market that is transforming design and construction. BIM is […]

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Outlive your money…

Life Rights or Sectional Title? That’s the question top-of-mind for anyone planning for their retirement. Lifestyle change and medical advances are ensuring we enjoy greater life expectancy than ever before, but […]

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