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Property market poised to improve

Property market poised to improve In the hopes of restoring confidence in the South African real estate market, Lightstone Property released its 2019 Property Forecast earlier today. While the forecast excludes a large portion of the November and December sales that are still being processed at the Deeds Office, the forecast reflects a hopeful outlook…

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What can we expect for SA’s property market in 2019?

What can we expect for SA’s property market in 2019? “They tell us that the worst is over, but I am not convinced that is the case,” says Chris Renecle, MD of Renprop, when talking about the Gauteng property market outlook for 2019. “The market is currently skittish, with many adopting a wait-and-see attitude, and…

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Young buyers finding great value in Johannesburg’s North Riding

Young buyers finding great value in Johannesburg’s North Riding North Riding is fast emerging as one of Johannesburg’s most lifestyle-friendly suburbs due to its affordability, strong community focus and prime position in relation to major transport routes and key amenities. According to Adrienne Hersch Properties Area Specialists, Tania Fourie and Francois du Toit, North Riding…

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Where buyers in Gauteng should look for entry level homes

Where buyers in Gauteng should look for entry level homes According to the property website Lightstone, the suburbs in Gauteng with the highest number of first time buyers include Protea Glen, Weltevreden Park, Lonehill, Paulshof, Bryanston, Equestria, Moreleta Park, Die Hoewes and Sunnyside. Seeff asked their area experts in these suburbs to elaborate on the…

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5 Secrets to Successful Property Investment

5 Secrets to Successful Property Investment The idea of being able to make millions through investing in real estate is one that is appealing to many, as evidenced by the buy-to-let boom in recent years. With many millennials relegated to renting, for those already on the property ladder especially, there is a big opportunity to…

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Is buy-to-let property still attractive as an asset class in the current environment

Is buy-to-let property still attractive as an asset class in the current environment? According to Gareth Bailey, Pam Golding Properties area principal for Durban Coastal, residential buy-to-let property undoubtedly remains an attractive asset class, even in the current economic and political climate. “In uncertain economic and political times, people are still eager to invest in…

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