Property News - March 2015
Welcome to the PPI Property Investment Newsletter, the aim of which is to keep you up to date and informed as to the most recent property trends and news.
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SA Insurance - It was the best of times it was the worst of times…
Are you a business owner in South Africa and need to protect the business you’ve worked hard for over the years? Then business insurance should be top of your priority.
International Property - Prime Global Rental Index (Residential Research)
Although our Prime Global Rental Index increased by 2.1% in the year to September 2014, its rate of annual growth has slowed considerably. Kate Everett-Allen assesses what’s behind the slowdown.
International Property - Global House Price Index (Residential Research)
With price growth in Dubai and much of Asia slowing, the Knight Frank Global House Price Index has lost its main engines of growth resulting in a rise of just 0.1% in the third quarter of 2014. Kate Everett-Allen looks at the reasons behind the index’s weak performance.
Property Industry - Introducing NAMA to the Public
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANAGING AGENTS (NAMA) is a voluntary organisation for Managing Agents who are managing Sectional Title Complexes, Home Owners complexes and – Estates, Retirement Villages and other Institutions who require the services of a managing agent.
SA Body Corporate - Bulk Water and Electricity Utility Account
When auditing body corporate municipal accounts Schindlers often discovers that the account is still in the name of the developer. Legally speaking this is not correct, and it can cause significant prejudice to all parties concerned when this happens. This article explains why and how this happens, the potential consequences, and how it can be rectified.
KZN Property Update - What lies ahead in 2015?
Myles Wakefield, CEO of Wakefields Real Estate, assesses the 2014 residential property landscape, and looks ahead to the probable scenario that 2015 has in store for us