Articles related to "Interest Rate"

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Further rates cut could be key for ailing housing market
Analysis by a leading bank indicates that the housing market continues to weaken. Further interest rates cuts are key to the market turning around.
Repo rate cut welcome, but time to get the house in order
The surprise decision by SARB to cut the repo rate is good news for the property market but economic and political reforms are still needed.
Western Cape Property market losing steam
House price growth in the Western Cape, South Africa’s best performing region, is starting to slow down.
Should you be investing in property during the recession?
A recession is not a good time to take big financial risks but for those that can afford it, there is the potential to pick up a good deal on a home.
Prospective homebuyers should make a decision soon
With the prospect of home loans being harder to come by in the second half of the year, those that are determined to buy property should do it soon.
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.
The perils of rising consumer debt for landlords
Like most other consumers in SA, residential tenants are financial pressure and battling to meet all their commitments. This poses a risk for landlords
Weak economy slows property price growth
Property statistics from bond originator, ooba, show that house price growth has slowed in the first quarter of 2017 when compared to the same period in 2016.
First time buyers In Cape Town being priced out
Rapidly rising prices in the Western Cape is making home ownership for first time buyers increasingly difficult.
When the going gets tough, the tough get a warranty
If you’re in the market to sell your home, you may be concerned about whether you will be able to sell your home, at the price you want given all the latest economic developments.