Gerhard Kotzé, MD of the RealNet estate agency group, says the SONA highlighted several initiatives and projects that could be positive for the property sector going forward.

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 11:28

'Rentvestor' a new breed of property buyer

South Africa is currently seeing the emergence of a new type of property buyer known as a “rentvestor”, says Gerhard Kotzé, MD of the RealNet estate agency group.

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 15:27

Make a smooth switch from renting to owning

Owning a home is a dream-come-true for many young people, but being a first-time buyer wrapped up in finding just the right property could mean that the thought of what it will cost to run and maintain that property hasn’t crossed your mind.

Sectional Title homes currently account for just 12% of SA’s total residential stock, according to the latest available figures from Absa, but there seems little doubt that this percentage will grow substantially in the next few years as more and more local homebuyers follow international trends and opt for apartments and townhouses instead of traditional freehold homes.

Monday, 04 January 2016 14:10

Garden Route market gets its bloom back

The property market in Knysna has now finally turned the corner after several slow years, and is once again enjoying popularity as one of SA’s top choices for those buying leisure and retirement homes.

The introduction of e-tolling, which now seems imminent before Christmas, will have an immediate effect on home buying patterns as well as the use of public transport.

Thursday, 06 January 2011 02:00

Year ahead looks rosier for property market

Estate agents have painted a rosier picture for the residential property market this year, but have warned prices are being held down by banks’ strict lending criteria.

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