Articles related to "South Africa"

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Budget 2017: how it will affect the property market
What does this year’s budget speech mean for those who own property or are buying property this year? The heads of some of SA’s biggest estate agencies have their say.
No, you don’t need to pay that delayed utility bill
An important victory occurred in court, for property owners who have been issued extremely high utility bills after a number of years.
Attract qualified property buyers, even in a tough economy
The property market is in favour of buyers, so sellers have to get their property marketing plan right. Here’s how to give your home sale the edge.
Gauteng becomes magnet for young professionals
Find out why young, skilled professionals are flocking to Gauteng and where the rest of South Africa’s skilled labour are relocating to.
No boost for property from SONA
This year's SONA was more of the same, with little in it to boost the confidence needed to re-energise the economy and property market.
Slow growth predicted for property market
House price growth in South Africa was slow in January but is expected to improve, particularly towards the second half of the year.
Budgeting tips for sectional title schemes
Trustees of sectional title schemes should consider these useful tips when structuring the scheme’s annual budget for the year ahead.
How the interest rate impacts the property market
South Africans breathed a sigh of relief when the South African Reserve Bank kept the repo rate at 7% this month.
Your security could be sending the wrong message to buyers
Those who install thousands of rand’s worth of security features before putting their home up for sale may be putting some buyers off.
Rates decision welcomed amidst challenging economy and property market
Today’s decision by the Monetary Policy Committee of the SARB to keep the interest rate at the current level of 7% (home loan base rate of 10.5%) is most welcome news.