Articles related to "Economy"

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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.
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.
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.
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.
This factor will be key to a residential property market recovery in 2017
The residential property market in South Africa did not perform well last year and one factor had a bigger effect than others, according to the head of one of SA’s leading estate agents.
South African property market predictions for 2017
We asked the heads of some of South Africa’s best estate agencies what we can expect property-wise next year. Here are their responses.
Joburg rental market shows major slowdown
Johannesburg's rental market has seen a significant shift in demand as the economic downturn makes it increasingly challenging for cash-strapped South Africans.