Articles related to "Land Rights"

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Still a buyer’s market, despite improved property outlook
Although the economy and property market is showing improvement, it is still all about the buyers as we wait for the positive sentiment to translate into a meaningful increase in sales and prices.
'Ramaphoria' and its effect on the property market
The 'feel-good' factor that spread across the country after Cyril Ramaphosa took over the reins has had many positive spin-offs. But, has it affected the property market?
No need to panic over land expropriation without compensation
Land expropriation has been the cause of much confusion and panic in the market, with many choosing to sensationalise the issue instead of looking at it objectively.
Call for clarity on land reform
The real problem with the land expropriation motion just passed in Parliament is that it does not actually seek to speed up the transfer of land to any individual or group of owners.
Budget 2018: Here's the property industry's reaction
The finance minister delivered a “tough but hopeful” budget yesterday. Some of SA’s top property experts weigh in with their opinions on how it will affect the economy and market.
Do residential homeowners need to be concerned about land expropriation?
Some South Africans are concerned that expropriation without compensation is a threat to residential property, but are these concerns valid?
No boost for property from SONA
This year's SONA was more of the same, with little in it to boost the confidence needed to re-energise the economy and property market.
Land Rights Act declared invalid by Constitutional Court
New land claims have been put on ice for now after the Constitutional Court declared the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act of 2014 invalid.
How new property laws could affect the Cape Winelands
The government’s plans to restrict foreign ownership of agricultural land could potentially have a negative outcome on the Cape Winelands and South Africa’s growing tourism sector as a whole.
Why you should be concerned by the Expropriation Bill
The new bill, which is about to be passed into law, gives the state the power to expropriate any property and pay you what the government thinks it's worth.