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The Property Sector Charter Council lays the foundation for transformation

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s late night announcement on 31 July on the decision to amend Section 25 of the South African Constitution to clearly articulate land without compensation has driven the debate on land ownership into top gear.  A report recently released by the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP) calls for an urgent land […]

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Land reform panic unnecessary, Seeff welcomes shows of clarity and support

There is no doubt that there is great concern about land reforms amongst ordinary South Africans and especially property owners and buyers. At the same time, there is a huge amount of noise in the media and public discourse around this, often sending mixed messages. In light of this, the Seeff Property Group has welcomed […]

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Wanderers Golf Club and Investec Property join forces 

The Wanderers Golf Club, in partnership with Investec Property has embarked on a process to develop an iconic mixed-use precinct unrivalled in Johannesburg’s Northern Suburbs. Strategically located in Illovo, between the central business districts of Sandton and Rosebank, the R2 billion development is set to become a benchmark for mixed-use developments in South Africa. (more…)

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Digitalisation and the listed property sector

The South African property market is not immune to the worldwide structural trend of consumers increasingly choosing to shop online instead of at their local mall. What are the implications of this trend for the South African listed real estate sector and for investors who hold this sector in their investment portfolio? (more…)

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Investment Property vs Retirement Annuities

All South Africans worry about retiring at some stage in their lives. Where are the funds going to come from? What is the best option: property or saving money in a retirement fund. (more…)

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20 cities that property experts are not investing in this year

Most property experts will tell you where to spend your money, but they seldom tell you where not to invest. It’s the type of advice that could save you a lot of money, making it equally as valuable as the industry’s focus on “hot real estate”. (more…)

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‘Not all physical retail is created equal’ – Catalyst Fund Managers

“We have long held the view that not all physical retail is created equal and that there would inevitably be a distinct return profile differential between high-productivity (higher quality) and low-productivity (lower quality) retail real estate over time,” says Catalyst Fund Managers. (more…)

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Cape’s top schools and universities a boost for buyers

The success of the Cape Town property market is built on a number of pillars such as good governance, the fabulous location, tourism and attractions and the excellent schools and universities. Western Cape and Cape Town schools in particular frequently rank among the best performing when it comes to matric results according to the Seeff […]

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