Interest rates and other trends affecting SA’s housing market
Jonathan Kohler, CEO of Landsdowne Property Group, shares insights into the current residential property market, including the impact of higher interest rates, buy-to-let, rental trends, and the innovative new concept of lease-to-buy schemes.
South African Real Estate Investment Trust Association chair Estienne de Klerk shares his latest insights on the listed property sector following the industry’s 2024 conference, noting: ‘If you were an investor last year in Reits, you would've been rewarded with the best performance of all investment classes … So, albeit…
Kobus Lamprecht, head of research at Rode & Associates, says besides the return of workers back to the office, the Mother City is benefiting from companies expanding or opening offices due to the city’s better power-supply situation, in addition to growth in tourism and semigration on the back of good…
Myles Kritzinger, CEO of the newly established South African Multifamily Residential Rental Association (Samrra) shares his insights on why this specialist sub-sector of real estate is booming in the US and Australia, and Samrra’s aim to “further institutionalise” multifamily as a property investment class locally.
Mikayla Benkenstein talks about the group’s growth locally and elsewhere in Africa, and shares insights on property construction activity in SA, considering the country’s lingering poor economic conditions.
André Gouws, managing director of Intaprop, which is leading the Oxford Parks mega mixed-used development in the trendy Johannesburg precinct, says there’s still big interest in the area, even for new office space.