Hope all of our readers are back safely from the Easter holidays, or those that stayed home enjoyed their time with family and friends.
In today's property market, Knight Frank's Prime Global Rental Index fell by 1.1% in 2015 with equity market volatility and economic fragility in emerging markets driving rents lower.
We also have a look at the planned restrictions on foreign property ownership in SA, but not many landlords know that there are already certain limits on letting properties to non-South Africans.
It is important to know this, says Chas Everitt Property Rentals CEO Greg Harris, as the interest in renting SA properties continues to grow, not only among European "swallows" seeking a respite from the northern winters, but also among "captains of industry" hailing from all over the world.
In Focus On this week, we take a closer look at Featherbrooke Estate Krugersdorp. The price of freehold homes in the estate has risen from R1,84 million in 2005 to R3,4 million currently, while that of the sectional title cluster homes and townhouses in the estate has risen from R655 000 in 2005 to R1,28 million currently.