AA - Jan 2021

6 factors hanging in the balance for property in 2021 – 25 January 2021

Having started the year in technical recession, only to be hit by a pandemic, few would have predicted that 2020 would turn into a successful year for property. Thanks to an unexpected wave of buyers triggered by low interest rates, motivated lenders, and excellent value on the market, however, South African property has emerged from 2020’s challenges with its head held high…

How to replace a lost or destroyed title deed… – 25 January 2021

A title deed is a document that serves as proof of legal ownership over a property, and is important for the transfer of property. Regulation 68 of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937 sets out the process that needs to be followed when one has lost or destroyed a title deed or mortgage bond…

NEIGHBOURHOOD MALLS WILL REMAIN RESILIENT – 20 January 2021

Retail is a function of the South African economy that is struggling but there are defensive segments in the retail sector that are responding valiantly. With an urgent and essential response to the pandemic, we are now seeing the more gradual change – the consequence of constantly morphing property dynamics…

THE SIX FACTORS HANGING IN THE BALANCE FOR PROPERTY IN 2021 – 25 January 2021

Few would have predicted that 2020 would turn into a successful year for property considering the technical recession and Covid-19. Thanks to an unexpected wave of buyers, triggered by low interest rates, motivated lenders and excellent value on the market, South African property has emerged in 2021 with its head held high…