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The value of SA Property Investors Network
One of the best investments one can make in terms of minimising risks and optimising returns is through property investments.
This could be through buying a rental property, purchasing shares on the stock exchange in listed property companies, buying directly from developers or restoring derelict properties.
Property has and always will be an integral part of any sound investment portfolio.
SAPIN CEO: Here’s how SA’s youth can be empowered to get into the property sector
Tomorrow is Youth Day in South Africa and over 43per cent of the country’s young people are unemployed. Well, a company called SAPIN suggests property is the answer to this problem. They insist their plan will ensure that more black South Africans own land, and use their land to create generational wealth. Andrew Walker, CEO and Founder The SA Property Investors Network joins CNBC Africa for more.
Young, black and rising - ’How I became a property investor at age 20’
Ben Malapile is only 25 years old, but he has hit the ground running as a property investor. Not only did he successfully purchase his first property during the Covid pandemic last year, but he opted to tackle the challenge of buying a distressed one. And if that is not enough, he has since added another property to his newly-formed portfolio and was a finalist in the ‘Most Growth’ category of the SAPIN (SA Property Investor Network) 2021 Investor of the Year awards.
Meet the Soweto woman who is making waves by developing property for people living in this township
Nomakhosi Makolota is an up-and-coming property developer with huge dreams – and the passion and beginner know-how to match.
The 42-year-old investor has already developed 14 studio apartments on property that she purchased in Senoane, Soweto in 2011, and aims to begin phase 2 of this project in the next couple of months.
Meet the Investor of the Year Awards finalists
The SA Property Investors Network (SAPIN) has selected the 12 finalists for the Investor of the Year Awards taking place 18 November 2021 at the Marriott Hotel, Melrose Arch. The finalists stem from many diverse and rich backgrounds, each having been on a unique and personal journey to get to where they are today.
Without a will: What happens to your home when you die?
National Wills Week took place this week and emphasised the importance of having a valid will. According to the Transaction Support Centre (TSC), which assists lower-income clients with property-related issues, too many South Africans have not drafted formal, legal wills, unaware that this could leave their dependents and families in dire straits should they die.