Articles related to "Inflation"

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The growing demand for property in the Winelands
While the property market in the Cape Winelands remains strong and in demand, the region’s escalating entry-level prices are making it increasingly difficult for first-time buyers to purchase a home
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.
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.
Here’s how to win the war against rising prices
Many of us are finding it difficult to make ends meet as the price of everything heads inexorably upwards. Here are 11 ways that you can make your money stretch further
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.
Interest rate decision a welcome reprieve for economy and housing market
The decision by the South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee to retain the repo rate at 7% (home loan base rate of 10.5%) is a welcome reprieve for the economy and housing market.
Interest rates: everything homeowners need to know
A basic understanding of interest rates and its economic influences is essential when applying for a home loan. Here’s everything you need to know about the cost of borrowing to pay for a home.
Small homes are offering the largest gains
Who said size doesn’t matter? Smaller homes are proving to be savvy investments, with greater returns in comparison to medium or large sized homes.
Latest figures point to a troubled economy
A drop in retail sales and new car sales, together with food inflations are signs that the economy is stagnating.
The Western Cape is driving the national housing market
Recent reports indicates that the Western Cape’s dynamic property market is biggest contributor to national house price inflation.