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The Impact of Brexit on SA Property

Great Britain’s vote to leave the European Union will undoubtedly have a significant impact on many nations and industries around the globe. As one of the most significant economies globally, The United Kingdom’s changing political and economic landscape will be closely monitored throughout the world as Theresa May’s new government re-negotiates the country’s most important […]

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Why investment property is not all about yield

“The term yield is often used very loosely in general conversation, with investors frequently focusing their attention solely on this metric to measure the return on their investment property”. This is according to our investment property director, Andre Theron, who is of the opinion that acquisition yield is  often overemphasized in the short term resulting […]

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Must I buy or rent commercial property? How to decide:

A question we get asked a lot at Baker Street Properties: is it better for my company to invest in office space, or should I keep renting? In reality, this is a multi-faceted question which is best answered through a personal consultation given your company’s current business phase and financial position. Our property investment specialist, […]

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4 Reasons why investing in a new warehouse makes financial sense

Successful business owners and companies having to expand their warehousing or manufacturing operations tend to only look at the costs involved when considering brand new industrial property and warehousing space. However, the unique benefits of a newly built property is often not taken into consideration when weighing up the benefits of both old and new […]

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What bankers look for when providing Commercial Property Finance

Investors who purchase Commercial or Industrial Property will almost invariably need to approach their bank for Commercial Property Finance. Even “cash buyers” tend to use banks to enhance their returns by adding an element of gearing. By the very nature of Commercial Property, the capital values involved are generally much larger than for Residential Property. […]

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