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Rewards slow to come for Japan's rental market

Dec 15 2014 13:14

Japan seems to have the right mix for a vibrant short-term home rental market, but firms hoping to cash in need to wait for local governments to relax curbs.


Slowdown in mid-segment house price growth

Dec 05 2014 12:23

Year-on-year growth in the nominal value of middle-segment homes in SA has slowed down further in November, according to and index.


We suffer too, Cape Town - Jozi ratepayers

Dec 03 2014 15:12

Ratepayers in Johannesburg are sending a message to Capetonians frustrated by delays in the issue of rates clearance certificates: You are not alone.


Rates clearance troubles continue

Dec 04 2014 14:08

While conveyancers in Cape Town still don't know if the deeds office will be closing over the holiday season, more Fin24 users share their rates frustrations.


Commercial property rates nightmares

Dec 05 2014 11:36

It is not only buyers and sellers of residential property who are frustrated by delays in the issue of rates clearance certificates by various municipalities.


Taking a bond now or buying later

Dec 04 2014 17:33

If you are a first-time home buyer and you qualify for a bond, take it as banks are becoming more risk averse, says a property expert.


Ever increasing demand for rental properties

Dec 04 2014 07:00

An expert says there is a continuous and ever increasing demand nationwide for rental properties in all rental categories.


Champing at the bit because of rates system

Dec 02 2014 14:03

A Fin24 user working for a large law firm shares his views on the problems with the City of Cape Town's new system for obtaining rates clearance certificates.


Frustration at rates clearance delays

Dec 02 2014 07:00

Delays in the issue of rates clearance certificates in the Cape are causing huge frustration among property buyers, sellers, conveyancers and estate agents.


Oil, food key to SA property market - expert

Dec 01 2014 12:22

Global oil and food markets have been key to South Africa's residential property market performance, according to FNB's property barometer.


Property market has something to cheer about

Nov 23 2014 10:30

Coming off five years of low growth, 2014 has seen the property market emerge from one of the toughest down-cycles, says Seeff chair Samuel Seeff.


Little evidence of house price bubble

Nov 20 2014 16:31

When adjusting for inflation, the increase in real house prices since the end of the 2008 recession is marginal, says an expert.


Home owners battle to pay bonds

Oct 30 2014 20:17

South Africans are finding it more difficult to keep up with their mortgage payments as the cost of living and interest rates climb, says one of the big four banks.

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