Articles related to "Interest Rate"

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Interest rate decision a welcome reprieve for economy and housing market
The decision by the South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee to retain the repo rate at 7% (home loan base rate of 10.5%) is a welcome reprieve for the economy and housing market.
Interest rates: everything homeowners need to know
A basic understanding of interest rates and its economic influences is essential when applying for a home loan. Here’s everything you need to know about the cost of borrowing to pay for a home.
Repo rate decision a timeous spring boost for home buyers
Dr Andrew Golding, CE of the Pam Golding Property group, said that South Africa’s housing market continues to demonstrate maturity and ongoing resilience.
The ever-changing property market in Gauteng
The property market in Gauteng and the northern region of South Africa remains generally steady, however some areas have experienced a drop in sales recently.
The Western Cape is driving the national housing market
Recent reports indicates that the Western Cape’s dynamic property market is biggest contributor to national house price inflation.
Could this be driving Cape Town’s phenomenal house price growth?
The Western Cape continues to reflect pockets of strength in the national housing market, with high levels of house price growth. But what is the reason behind the city’s exceptional performance?
Why you may not want to close your home loan account
Think twice before you close your home loan account once the loan is paid off.
How to save on your home insurance
Saving money is becoming more important as the cost of living increases, along with the interest rate. Home insurance is one large expense that can be cut down.
Why CPT property sellers may need to re-evaluate their expectations
A difficult economy may force Cape Town sellers to reconsider their home’s price tag and sales approach, as the market begins to shift.
The effects of interest rate hikes
Tim Akinnusi of Nedbank explains the affect that interest rate hikes have on the cost of living and people's ability to service debt.