Durban Property Buyer Show – an all round property expo!

Durban's Property Buyer Show is set to draw multitudes of property enthusiasts. What's the background and significance of this event? Here's what you need to know:

South Africa’s property industry is ever-changing. It has shown tremendous growth over the years. This growth can be attributed to the country’s stable political and economic environment which has resulted in more individuals, families and businesses having access to financial resources enabling them to consider property investment. This background and other emerging property market developments is the motivation behind the Property Buyer Show.

Scheduled to be hosted at the Durban Exhibition Centre between 21 and 22 July with Private Property as its headline sponsor, this event is the premier property expo in South Africa for finding the perfect first home or property investment. The Property Buyer Show is acknowledged by property industry insiders and outsiders as the melting pot of all things property. The event draws first time buyers, property investors and experienced buyers into one place to share insights, exchange ideas, offer advice and expertise as well as avail property market investment opportunities.

What can attendees of this event look forward to?

On show:

  • New developments
  • Income and investment properties
  • Primary residences
  • Student housing
  • Affordable housing

In order to enhance the transfer of knowledge, and the exchange of ideas and guidance, a line-up of reputable and distinguished speakers have been selected. These speakers have an unparalleled wealth of property industry experience gained over the years. Speakers include:

Greg Crowder-Greg is the Marketing Manager at Private Property who has gained first-hand experience in finding the best property and clinching the best deal.

John Graham – John is the CEO of HouseCheck and a renowned author of popular books such as The South African Home Buyer’s Guide, Quality Control for SA Home-Building and The Complete Guide to Home Inspection in South Africa. He will illustrate the potential pitfalls unsuspecting buyers may face when buying a new or second hand home.

Lisa Boniface – Lisa is a conveyancing attorney at Dykes van Heerden. She will offer her legal experience with regards to property rights and how to avoid legal pitfalls associated with property purchases and transfers.

Neale Petersen – Neale is the Founder and CEO of  Real Estate Investor Magazine. Neale’s purpose is to educate, empower, inspire, add value and transform people to become successful in building personal wealth through real estate.

Andrew Rissik – Andrew is the Managing Director of Sable International. Andrew grew up in South Africa and has had tertiary and professional working experience in South Africa and the UK. In 1994, he relocated to join a UK business operation, after which he was involved in start-up businesses and business turnarounds before returning to South Africa in 2004. He is credited with establishing a company that facilitated the investment of UK client money into the emerging South African property market.

Other renowned speakers lined up for this event include Tigran Smith who is Select Property Group’s Business Development Manager, Paul-Roux De Kock a Data and Analytics Director at Lightstone Pty Ltd, David Beattie who is author and founder of The Expert Landlord book and website, Franceous Ogle is a Senior Admin Officer at the Department of Human Settlements and Grant Gavin who is the owner of RE/MAX Panache.

The Property Buyer Show is an event not to be missed! Tickets to the expo can be purchased below and on

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