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How South Africans feel about property in 2017
A survey by ABSA has revealed how South Africans feel about buying, selling, investing and renting property.
Further rates cut could be key for ailing housing market
Analysis by a leading bank indicates that the housing market continues to weaken. Further interest rates cuts are key to the market turning around.
Repo rate cut welcome, but time to get the house in order
The surprise decision by SARB to cut the repo rate is good news for the property market but economic and political reforms are still needed.
Should you be investing in property during the recession?
A recession is not a good time to take big financial risks but for those that can afford it, there is the potential to pick up a good deal on a home.
How homeowners can ride out the recession
The announcement by Statistics South Africa this week that the country is officially in recession, took many of us by surprise. So, what does it mean for the property market?
Interest rates remain at their current level
The Monetary Policy Committee announced today at its third meeting of the year that the interest rates would remain unchanged once again.
When the going gets tough, the tough get a warranty
If you’re in the market to sell your home, you may be concerned about whether you will be able to sell your home, at the price you want given all the latest economic developments.
Property owners will need to hold on tight
If you own a property do whatever you can to hold on to it as long as you can. If you have to sell, its vital to price your home correctly.
Junk status vs the housing market: The experts weigh in
Wondering where the credit downgrade will leave the property market? We asked the heads of some of SA’s biggest agencies for their opinions.
Here’s how you can survive the downgrade
If you’re in a panic over the rating downgrade, here’s a 9-point plan to help you get through the tough times ahead.