Articles related to "South Africa"

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Has the expropriation issue affected the property market?
There is still great uncertainty around the implications of expropriation of land without compensation, but experts advise against acting on sentiment.
Relief as repo rate is left unchanged
The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decision to retain the repo rate at the current level of 6,50% is welcome news for the struggling economy and property market.
Who is responsible for security in a rental property?
Crime is an unfortunate reality of living in South Africa and is one of the main priorities for tenants when looking for rental accommodation. But, is the landlord or tenant responsible?
The outlook for the South African property market
Challenges facing the property market have resulted in a flat outlook for the rest of the year, but buyers can get a great deal in the current environment.
Must know security tips for first-time home buyers
In the excitement of purchasing a new home, one important consideration is often overlooked – security. Arm yourself with these essential security tips for first-time home buyers.
Land reform panic unnecessary
Many property owners and buyers are concerned by the recent land reform talk and the mixed messages around it.
The reasons Sandton and Centurion home owners are selling
Property experts in Sandton and Centurion elaborate on the main factors that contribute to sellers listing their properties in these areas.
Ignore ‘recession’ talk and buy real more estate, says Everitt
Property buyers and investors should be ignoring the current negative sentiment about SA’s economic future and purchasing more property as soon as they can, says Berry Everitt.
How the recession could affect the property market
The news that the economy is in a technical recession heaped more bad news on punch-drunk South Africans. But what does it mean for the ordinary man in the street and for the property market?
How rising fuel costs are affecting the housing market
Escalating fuel costs,coupled with rising traffic congestion in South Africa’s cities, is playing an increasing role in where consumers choose to buy or rent.