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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.
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.
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.
#JunkStatus - what it means for the property market
The downgrade of South Africa to sub-investment will have a negative impact on the housing market and consumers as a whole.
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.
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.
When ratepayers take matters into their own hands
Poor service delivery is unfortunately a sad reality for many South African towns. Instead of moaning, the residents of some small towns are taking the initiative and fixing things themselves.