The effect of the Expropriation Bill

The Expropriation Bill is not the draconian law South African property owners and investors may think, according to Michael Evans, public law partner. This is despite populist rhetoric centred on the need for more aggressive expropriation policies Although seizing land without compensation is a popular mantra by politicians, the simple truth is that there will be …

House price growth to reach 9% in 2014

Denise Mhlanga - Property journalist at property24.com According to FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist John Loos and property market analyst Theo Swanepoel on residential property "in line with an improving demand-supply balance, we approach 2014 with accelerating house price growth when viewed on a monthly basis". “So, whereas the average price growth …