Buy-to-let takes off as flat rental prices grow

Commercial property investors in the sectional title buy-to-let sector have reason to be optimistic in the coming months, say the experts. Not only is demand for rental apartments continuing to increase across the country, but there is superior price growth in flats compared to houses. In addition, Western Cape investors who own apartments on the…

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PE property market in line with national trends

Steady growth has made Port Elizabeth property a safe as houses investment bet, with new developments matching national trends. Increased interest in ‘live, work, play’ communities and robust rental returns make the city an attractive option for potential investors, said Just Property Group chief executive Paul Stevens. “The ‘live, work, play’ market is a growing…

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Trendy Bryanston turns to cluster homes

Bryanston, a suburb in northern Johannesburg, continues to be in demand among property buyers with many of its larger acre plots being subdivided into smaller stands of well-priced cluster homes. Glenn Norton, a broker-owner of RE/MAX Masters, says the affluent suburb has some of SA’s most sought-after real estate. “The area has become an extremely…

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