June 24, 2020

Five Things You Must Know About Property Structuring

5 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT PROPERTY STRUCTURING “Trusts are increasingly recommended by estate planning attorneys as an integral part of planning a family’s estate.” Buying property in an investment…
May 27, 2020

5 Points to Keep in Mind when you Refinance Property

HOW TO MAKE CASH FLOW AVAILABLE THROUGH REFINANCING Not everything in property investment is about the cash flow generated from rental income. There is another leg to your returns that…
April 21, 2020

The Interest Rate Drop is GREAT for South African Property Investors

USE THIS INTEREST RATE DECREASE TO GROW YOUR PROPERTY PORTFOLIO On 19 March 2020, the Reserve Bank announced a 100 basis points (1%) reduction in the repo rate. Amazing news,…
April 9, 2020

How The Property Market Will Look After COVID-19

IS IT STILL WORTH INVESTING IN PROPERTY IN THESE UNCERTAIN TIMES? In our previous article, Your Property Plan Of Action During The Lockdown, we considered the current lockdown situation and…
March 30, 2020

Your Property Plan Of Action During The Lockdown

WAYS TO BUILD YOUR PROPERTY PORTFOLIO AND FINANCIAL FREEDOM DESPITE COVID-19 We find ourselves in challenging times. The COVID-19 virus has brought the world and economies to a near stand-still.…
February 17, 2020

How My First Property Made More Than My Entire Year’s Salary

WHO NEEDS A SALARY WHEN YOU HAVE PROPERTY INVESTMENTS? I have always been interested in property and wanted to build a property portfolio. Although I knew that investing in property…
January 16, 2020

5 Reasons To Build Your Property Investment Portfolio In 2020 Despite The Lows

HOW LOW CAN THE PROPERTY MARKET GO? The property market is at an all-time low, but these lows aren’t what you imagine. Things are about to get better! Because when everything is…
December 13, 2019

How To Build Your Property Investment Team

TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK! “In a multitude of counsellors, there is safety.” The rich surround themselves with experts. If you want to do something great, you are not going…
November 5, 2019

5 Ways to Finance your Properties

EASY STEPS TO BUILD YOUR PROPERTY INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO “A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.” – Bob Hope…
October 17, 2019

When Opportunity Comes Knocking, Open The Door!

WHEN OPPORTUNITY COMES KNOCKING, OPEN THE DOOR! THE TIME TO BUY INVESTMENT PROPERTIES IS NOW Although we live by the philosophy that any time is a good time to buy…
August 27, 2019

Start Using Your Access Bond Today

START USING YOUR ACCESS BOND TODAY YET ANOTHER USEFUL TOOL IN YOUR PROPERTY INVESTMENT TOOLBOX... Your access bond is a great way to save money and build up reserves for…
August 13, 2019

10 Things We Love about Property Investment

10 THINGS WE LOVE ABOUT PROPERTY INVESTMENT HERE’S WHAT WE'VE LEARNED THE PAST 10 YEARS My wife recently reminded me that we’ve been investing in property for 10 years. So,…
July 23, 2019

Make the Most out of the Lower Interest Rate

HERE’S WHY PROPERTY INVESTORS WIN WITH THE LOWER INTEREST RATE What better way to start a week than with good news on the property investment front?! This past Thursday, the…
July 19, 2019

5 Tips to Buy Investment Property

July 11, 2019

Did Someone Say Tax Benefits? Sign Us Up!

YET ANOTHER REASON YOU SHOULD BUY YOUR PROPERTIES IN A TRUST Investors are often advised not to buy property in a trust due to the high tax rates, but the…
May 30, 2019

Success is Like a Snowball…

HERE IS WHAT I LEARNED FROM WARREN BUFFET’S BIOGRAPHY Have you ever read a book that changed your life? I recently completed Warren Buffet’s biography, The Snowball: Warren Buffet and…
May 7, 2019

Is Buy-To-Let Housing Really Dying?

THE INSIDE SCOOP ON THE PROPERTY INVESTMENT MARKET We live in uncertain times, and the economic climate (and other factors) have some investors running scared. There’s no doubt that buy-to-let…
April 2, 2019

Home is Where the Heart is, but is it an Investment?

YOUR ANSWER TO WHETHER YOU SHOULD BUY OR RENT THE HOME YOU LIVE IN... Delayed gratification has become a rare virtue these days, but those who can wait benefit greatly…
February 27, 2019


BUILD A GREATER PROPERTY PORTFOLIO WITH ACTIONABLE GOALS...   How do you set goals for wealth creation? More specifically, how do you set goals for building a property portfolio that…
January 31, 2019

To Renovate or Not to Renovate… That is the Question…

INCREASE YOUR PROPERTY’S VALUE WITH MINOR RENOVATIONS... One of the benefits of buying older units and renovating them is that the older units are often more spacious, and you can…
January 10, 2019

Get Rid of the Box in 2019

IF YOU'RE SAVING, YOU'RE LOSING... What I love about a new year is that it is a new beginning, a new page, an opportunity to change and improve. But let’s…
November 21, 2018

“Be Thankful I Don’t Take It All, Cause I’m the Taxman…”

TWO REASONS WHY TAX SHOULDN’T TAX YOU  Tax is such a hot topic that even the BEATLES sang about it. I probably get more questions about tax and tax implications…
November 8, 2018

Here’s Why I Am Buying As Many Properties As I Can (While Others Are Selling)

LEARN TO USE THE UNCERTAIN ECONOMIC CLIMATE TO YOUR ADVANTAGE I’ve always loved Warren Buffet’s approach to investments. He has been a “far off” mentor of mine for a long…
October 11, 2018

12 Guidelines on Submitting an Offer to Purchase

If you’re going to take the property investment journey seriously, you’re going to submit many offers to purchase (OTP). Once you have submitted an OTP, you have signed a contract,…
September 6, 2018

The Only Time 30 Is Better Than 20

TAKING A 20-YEAR VS A 30-YEAR BOND WHEN BUYING PROPERTY People often ask why I take out a 30-year bond instead of a 20-year bond when buying property and my…
August 23, 2018

Don’t Mind Me… I’m Just Over Here Building My Empire

5 WAYS TO PREPARE FOR BUILDING YOUR PROPERTY PORTFOLIO Your property empire is not going to build itself. If you want to build an investment property portfolio, here are our top…
July 31, 2018

Should You Buy Property in Your Name, a Company or a Trust?

WHY STRUCTURING IS SO IMPORTANT WHEN BUILDING A PROPERTY PORTFOLIO If you ask three experts which entity you should buy property in, you will get three different answers. You could…
June 19, 2018

It’s all About Doing More with Less

THE THREE ACRONYMS YOU NEED TO SUCCEED IN PROPERTY INVESTMENT Fact #1: If you do what everyone else does, you will live the life that everyone else lives. For many people,…
May 27, 2018

How to Manage your Rental Property the Easy Way

Keep Calm and Hire a Property Manager In one of our previous articles, The Myth of Property Prices Growth, we discussed the great returns that property generates. But for a rental…
April 4, 2018

Are you a Rat or a Fat Cat?

How Investing in Property Can Help You Get Out of the Rat Race Lily Tomlin said, “The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still…
February 22, 2018

The Risk of Investing in Property

"THE BIGGEST RISK IS TO TAKE NO RISK AT ALL" ~ Casey Neistat   The risk (or absence thereof) of investing in property. I truly believe investing in property is…
January 19, 2018

Too Broke to Buy? Rather, Break-Even!

HOW TO BUY A PROPERTY AND BREAK-EVEN IN YEAR ONE The ideal position to be in with property investment is breaking even as it means you own an asset that…
January 10, 2018

The Magic of Leverage

NO MAGIC WANDS NEEDED HERE. DO MORE WITH LESS MONEY. Robert Kiyosaki said, “In the broad definition, the word leverage simply means the ability to do more with less.” In…
November 30, 2017

The Myth of Property Prices Growth

THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR RETURN ON INVESTMENT There are many myths and misunderstandings around the growth of property. Often, when people look at the growth in property, they do not…
November 30, 2017

Ready, Set, Negotiate!

NOT EVERYTHING IS NEGOTIABLE, BUT PROPERTY PRICES ARE. Have you ever called your broker to buy shares and asked for a discount? Or have you ever gone into Zara or…
October 17, 2017

Trust Us, You Need Trusts!

PUNS ASIDE, HAVE YOU CONSIDERED YOUR INVESTMENT STRUCTURE? At Prosperity Enterprises, we believe everything starts with your WHY. And we are going to tell you why you should use trusts as…