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How the new POPI act affects property transactions
The POPI act which comes into effect soon adds to the list of laws and regulations impacting property sales.It's important that consumers understand what it means for them.
Flat interest rate expected for remainder of year
The decision by the Monetary Policy Committee of the SA Reserve Bank to keep the repo rate unchanged at the current level of 6,50% was largely expected by the market according to Seeff.
Steady repo rate mirrors stability in residential property market
The decision to leave the repo rate unchanged was expected in light of a less certain local and global environment.
Still a buyer’s market, despite improved property outlook
Although the economy and property market is showing improvement, it is still all about the buyers as we wait for the positive sentiment to translate into a meaningful increase in sales and prices.
'Ramaphoria' and its effect on the property market
The 'feel-good' factor that spread across the country after Cyril Ramaphosa took over the reins has had many positive spin-offs. But, has it affected the property market?
Business as usual in Hermanus, despite protests
The property market in Hermanus remains buoyant, despite recent protests that have taken place in surrounding areas. A historic property in the area sold for a record R35m.
No need to panic over land expropriation without compensation
Land expropriation has been the cause of much confusion and panic in the market, with many choosing to sensationalise the issue instead of looking at it objectively.
Home selling due to emigration still high
Statistics from FNB show that the emigration-related selling was still high in the first three months of 2018, in spite of the improved political and economic outook.
How the VAT increase affects the property market
The VAT increase that takes effect this month will affect some property transactions. Here’s what you need to know.
Sorry Jozi and CT, Durban is SA’s most liveable city
With amazing weather all year round, the warm Indian Ocean, great schools, free-flowing traffic and excellent value for money in the property market, Durban boasts a lifestyle like no other.