• Conflict over water, coal

    SA's leaders have upped their support of the water-intensive coal industry, says Keith Schneider.

  • Cost of doing business

    The world can't afford the $4.7trn a year in environmental costs of business, says Mandi Smallhorne.

  • Voter paralysis

    With so much tilting voters against change, democratic reason is the loser, says Solly Moeng.

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Guptas buy $30m mansion in Dubai, says City Press

May 09 2016 07:44

The Gupta family has bought a R445m residence in the Emirates Hills section of Dubai, City Press newspaper has reported, citing two unidentified people.


Establishing a 2nd residence outside SA

Apr 22 2016 18:10

If a business focuses on a particular country for its new markets, it could make sense to acquire a property there or use it to gain an additional passport.


Zimbabwe's property sector under siege

Apr 05 2016 07:31

Zimbabwe’s property sector is seriously under siege as the economy continues to face significant headwinds resulting in increased office surrenders and rent defaults.


Investing in property abroad

Mar 31 2016 14:42

There is an increased appetite among South African investors wanting to diversify into safe haven markets, including the property sector, says an expert.


Navigating the Reit environment

Mar 22 2016 17:28

Always be conscious of risk in your approach to the Real Estate Investment Trust sector, according to Andrew Parsons, MD of Resolution Capital Australia.


Renting becoming more attractive than buying - index

Mar 22 2016 17:28

Rental figures show the residential rental option is broadly becoming more attractive compared to the relatively expensive home buying option, says an expert.


The psychology of buying a home

Mar 23 2016 15:30

Buying property is a big decision that needs a lot of research as about 30% to 35% of your gross income could be going into your home loan repayment.


Checks to do before buying into sectional title

Feb 05 2016 16:21

Sectional title developments can, under the right circumstances, be excellent investments, explains a property expert.


Watch the 'selling to emigrate' category - property expert

Jan 13 2016 21:30

The current SA economy and heightened social tensions, make the category of home owners 'selling in order to emigrate' the one to watch, says a property expert.


Top trends for home loan approval

Dec 31 2015 16:45

In the competitive banking environment, it is a good idea for those thinking of buying a property to get themselves pre-approved for a bond, says a bond expert.


Expect decline in rental payment - expert

Dec 30 2015 15:36

Research shows that rental payment collections in SA usually decline in January each year, according to a recent analysis conducted by credit bureau TPN.


Buy-to-let: Tips for new landlords

Nov 15 2015 16:08

Buying a property to let can be a sound financial investment – or a disaster. Here’s how to avoid the pitfalls.

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