'Moderation in property prices'
Property statistics from ooba for the first quarter of this year point to a slowing growth rate in house prices.[Read More]
Posted at 08:42AM May 03, 2016 by Editor in Market |
Property prices 3x higher in residential estates
The average price of a property in a residential estate was R2 million, almost three times the national average cost of a property of R700 000, according to Lightstone.[Read More]
Posted at 08:20AM May 03, 2016 by Editor in Residential |
'Developers not to blame' for over-supply of malls
Retail cannibalisation is a growing reality in South Africa and, until now, it has been all too easy to place the blame for this squarely at the feet of shopping centre developers.[Read More]
Posted at 06:51AM May 03, 2016 by Editor in Commercial |
Trucks cause chaos in Durban
Durban residents are fighting back against trucks taking over their quiet suburban roads.[Read More]
Posted at 05:59AM May 03, 2016 by Editor in Durban |
Malls 'secure places to socialise'
They may be cash-strapped, but for consumers in Gauteng shopping malls like the new Mall of Africa offer "new spaces of urban sociality", largely because of their tight security.[Read More]
Posted at 05:34AM May 03, 2016 by Editor in Commercial |
'Low levies in Sectional Title schemes not always a good thing'
When buyers are looking to purchase a unit in a sectional title scheme, one of the first questions they will ask is, "What will the levy payment be each month?"[Read More]
Posted at 08:45AM Apr 29, 2016 by Editor in Residential |
'Sectional Title owners must stick to the rules when renovating'
Problems often arise when an owner of a sectional title unit plans to make changes his property without following the correct procedures.[Read More]
Posted at 07:53AM Apr 29, 2016 by Editor in Residential |
Long wait for new homes in Saulsville
Nancy Raletsemo has been living in a dilapidated, smelly Saulsville hostel looking out on the modern family units which are yet to be occupied several years after their completion - a painful reminder of what she and other families are being denied.[Read More]
Posted at 05:09AM Apr 29, 2016 by Editor in Pretoria |
Mall of Africa adds to glut in retail space
When Attacq snips the ribbon on its Mall of Africa in Johannesburg today, it will add to an oversupply of retail space that threatens to topple the best returns among the country's real estate investment trusts.[Read More]
Posted at 07:27AM Apr 28, 2016 by Editor in Commercial |