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George Radford, Head of Africa at IP Global

Planning to invest in offshore property?

Choosing to invest in an overseas property can be daunting. But as more and more investors recognise the value of a diversified portfolio that includes property outside of their own country of residence, international property investment is growing in popularity. (more…)

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What lies ahead for residential property?

The gradual slowdown in the rate of growth in property prices across the country has left homeowners, buyers and investors wondering what could be in store for residential property for the rest of this year. (more…)

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Natalie Muller, Jawitz Properties

The five-step process to securing the right tenant

Times are indeed tough, and the rental market is no different. While landlords have the opportunity to boost their income through renting out property, it can be a tricky sea to navigate without following certain steps and taking precautions. By properly screening a tenant, a landlord has a better chance of keeping the rent coming […]

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The age-old debate: to buy or not to buy a home

By Tristan Naidoo, Legal Advisor, Old Mutual Personal Finance. What’s in the news? Data from FNB’s House Price Index for the month of October showed mild year-on-year growth – at 4.3% – noticeably lower than both consumer price and rental inflation. This implies that the Price-Rent Ratio – a common measure of “real” house prices […]

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David Crossley - BDO Wealth Advisers Practice Manager - on retirement reforms

Making a Sectional Title purchase: what you should be aware of

Buying a family home is an age-old way of generating wealth creation, however the foundation to wealth creation comes from making rational money decisions and buying such a home can easily be influenced by emotional bias. (more…)

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Leonard Willemse

Investment property owners must be aware of common tax pitfalls

By Leonard Willemse, Senior Tax Consultant at Mazars. Whether investing in property for long-term returns or for resale in the short term, taxpayers are often faced with the question of how their decisions affect their tax liabilities. The most common tax mistakes in property investment can be avoided by understanding three main aspects. Intention From […]

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Investing in medical real estate

Medical real estate is a niche within the real estate market – not only is healthcare a service everyone needs, it’s also a sector backed by demographic growth. (more…)

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Five rental property buying mistakes to avoid

Praven Subbramoney, CEO of Private Bank Lending at FNB, points out five mistakes to avoid when choosing the right rental property: (more…)

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