Articles related to "Budget"

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Multiple price hikes are bad news for South Africans
Electricity, DSTV, E-tolls -consumers are being subjected to rising costs across the board. What are the implications for the economy?
Budget 2016 measured, supportive of growth and home ownership
A measured budget has delivered positive sentiment so necessary for our economy and one that should reaffirm the underlying strength of our property market.
National Budget helps restore confidence in South Africa
This year's budget was clearly focused on restoring confidence in South Africa's economy both locally and abroad.
The effects of rising interest rates
In January, the MPC raised the repo rate by a higher than expected 50 basis points. This came as something of a shock and heralds yet another round of belt tightening for most South Africans
Use this plan before starting your bathroom design
Bathroom designs have changed in recent years and what was once a place to go and clean yourself up, has become a sanctuary where people retreat from the world.
It's time to tighten those belts
South Africans across the board are finding that they are having to tighten their belts quite substantially as the cost of living continues to soar. Escalating food costs, the ever increasing price of fuel and some crippling ...
Is unrest giving South African property a bad name?
Xenophobia, service delivery protests, vandalised statues, rising crime – South Africa is facing unprecedented levels of unrest at the moment. What does this mean for the local property market? South Africa currently appears to ...
And the hikes just keep coming…
At the beginning of April, South Africans were subjected to a massive petrol price hike. The cost of electricity, water and other municipal services are also due to rise within a few short weeks. So what does this mean for the ...
The True Cost of Illegal Connections
A recent investigation carried out by the city of Johannesburg uncovered an electricity rigging syndicate that has cost the council around R22-million.Businesses working together with corrupt ...
Now is not the time to scare off investment
President Jacob Zuma’s announcement at SONA that government plans on banning foreign ownership of land has created a stir in the property industry.  Land ownership has always been a thorny issue in South Africa. In part it has ...