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How the tough economy could change home buying patterns
A struggling economy will increase urbanisation and intensify the demand for homes close to work, shops and schools.
South Africans are struggling to pay their rent
A recent report has revealed that a quarter of tenants in South Africa don’t fulfill their rental obligations.
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.
Interest rate cut: Great news for the property market
The South African Reserve Bank announced this week that the interest rate will be cut by 25 basis points. The repo rate will now be 6.5% and the prime lending rate of banks will be 10%.
Northern Cape housing market boosted by mining revival
Boom in Northern Cape’s house price growth boosted by commodity rebound and infrastructural improvements
Cape Town’s City Bowl market slows down
The weak economy and political instability has seen house price growth in the City Bowl decline from a high of 23.5% in the second quarter of 2016, to 12% at the end of 2017.
‘Mildly better’ housing market expected in 2018
Stronger economic growth and improved sentiment, together with stable interest rates could see mildly stronger house price growth this year.
Is an interest rate cut likely in 2018?
With changes on the political front, a strengthening rand and lower inflation, we could see a welcome cut in interest rates this year.
What lies ahead for residential property this year?
The gradual slowdown in the rate of growth in property prices across the country has left home owners, buyers and investors wondering what could be in store for residential property this year.
Positive prospects for KZN property in 2018
Renewed optimism and confidence bodes well for the property market in KwaZulu Natal.