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Cape Town has the 2nd fastest growing luxury property market globally
Luxury real estate in the Mother City grew 19.9% between 2016 and 2017, making it the second-best performer globally.
Northern Cape housing market boosted by mining revival
Boom in Northern Cape’s house price growth boosted by commodity rebound and infrastructural improvements
Holiday town property markets faring surprisingly well
In tough economic times, holiday home buying is expected to decrease but this was not the case in 2017.
Gauteng property market showing positive signs
The Gauteng market has shown signs of renewed energy since the start of the year, underpinned by positive national sentiment due to changes in political leadership.
Free help offered to contest incorrect property valuations
Property owners who are unhappy with their municipal property valuations have a short time to file objections and a real estate group is offering their help for free.
Why the Gauteng property market should strengthen this year
Affordable homes and an increase in first-time buying is expected to boost the property market in the province this year.
Cape Town’s City Bowl market slows down
The weak economy and political instability has seen house price growth in the City Bowl decline from a high of 23.5% in the second quarter of 2016, to 12% at the end of 2017.
Property valuations shock: What homeowners can do
Joburg property owners are up in arms over the new municipal valuations of their properties, which have increased by more than 100% in some instances.
Call for clarity on land reform
The real problem with the land expropriation motion just passed in Parliament is that it does not actually seek to speed up the transfer of land to any individual or group of owners.
‘Mildly better’ housing market expected in 2018
Stronger economic growth and improved sentiment, together with stable interest rates could see mildly stronger house price growth this year.