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What water issues? Cape Town ranks number two on global luxury property market
What water issues? Cape Town ranks number two on global luxury property market
Water or no water, Cape Town’s posh property market has not lost its appeal amongst the ultra-rich, according to the latest results by global...
What the lay of the land may be
What the lay of the land may be
At the ANC’s 54th national conference in December, it was announced that a decision had been taken to speed up land reform by pursuing expropriation without compensation, provided that it is sustainable and does not harm the agricultural sector or the economy....
Mid-income SA scores on housing
Mid-income SA scores on housing
Housing in Hong Kong is among the most expensive in the world and prospective first-time homeowners have given up on any aspirations of acquiring a...
Property prices out of kilter with economy - but falling in line
Property prices out of kilter with economy - but falling in line
The economy may have entered into a technical recession, interest rates are rising and unemployment is at its highest since 2008 – but prices in...
Understanding property valuation
Understanding property valuation
Piet Eloff is the director of the valuations department in the property unit and is Johannesburg's municipal valuer in terms of section 33(1)...
Bitter tussle over Moeletsi Mbeki mansion
Bitter tussle over Moeletsi Mbeki mansion
Court papers served in an acrimonious dispute between Moeletsi Mbeki and his estranged lover allege that Mbeki is a man of "vast wealth"...
Mugabe's man shells out R185m for prime SA property
Mugabe's man shells out R185m for prime SA property
A trusted lieutenant of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been on a R185-million property-buying spree in the past year, acquiring prime real...
Have a proper investment plan
Have a proper investment plan
Prenassen asks: I have a property that is paid off worth R600000. My current retirement annuity contributions is R1 600pm...
Is a family trust the best option?
Is a family trust the best option?
Molefe writes: My parents have just retired with three paid-up properties, as well as about a hectare of land in a developing...
Property transactions must be transparent
Property transactions must be transparent
Property Transaction Kit (PTK) is a new service that purports to protect all parties during a property transaction, ensuring compliance with the...
Should I sell my holiday property and settle my mortgage?
Should I sell my holiday property and settle my mortgage?
JP asks: I have a plot at the coast which is worth about R840 000 and is paid off. I have also bought a new home and my bond...

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