Tag: ben shaw

Why SA tenants are winning in a depressed housing market

Growth in South Africa’s residential sector has remained flat this year and experts have revealed that an improvement in the sector will only be seen in the final quarter of 2020. CNBC Africa is joined by Ben Shaw, CEO, HouseME.

How this prop-tech start-up is disrupting the SA rental market

Disruptive property technology company HouseME has been causing ripples in the property industry. It has been described as the ‘the Airbnb for long-term lets’. It has caught the eye of investors who have ploughed millions into the digital platform that connects tenants to residential landlords, for a fraction of the cost of normal agency fees. HouseME co-Founder and CEO, Ben Shaw joins CNBC Africa for more.