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Investing in property can be a profitable venture if done correctly. Follow these tips and you will soon be well on your way to building a property empire. 1. Choose flats over houses Most successful investors will tell you that smaller properties, like flats, generate a better...

APPLYING EARNINGS MULTIPLES TO PROPERTY AS AN ASSET CLASS This week, I would like to demonstrate how one can use the concept of the PE ratio to value other asset classes, like immovable property. Just to recap from past articles, our gross yield (or gross return...

A 26-year-old Montreal man appears to have succeeded in his quest to barter a single red paper-clip all the way up to a house. It took almost a year and 14 trades, but Kyle MacDonald has been offered a two-storey farmhouse in Kipling, Sask., for a...

In early 2016, the Savills World Research team reported that global real estate values totalled US$217 trillion. Our research this year shows that figure has risen. Global asset price inflation has now increased the amount to US$228 trillion at constant prices – an increase of...

If an estate agent didn’t have a Fidelity Fund Certificate, a valid license to operate when they sold or rented a property, legally they are not permitted to receive any remuneration for their services. More than this, they are not even allowed to operate as...

Want to pursue a career in real estate? Follow this step-by-step guide for all the information you need about becoming an agent in SA and earning commission. Get qualified with CPMD! Click here for more You might have heard about ‘qualified real estate agent’ or perhaps even...

It’s important to ensure that your estate agent has a valid Fidelity Fund Certificate. If they don’t, they are not legally entitled to commission. Get qualified today! If your estate agent didn’t have a Fidelity Fund Certificate – a valid license to operate when they sold or...