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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.
Should I apply for a 100% bond?
Many buyers are rushing to enter the property market in order to take advantage of low interest rates, but don’t have a deposit saved up. Should these buyers apply for a 100% bond, or wait?
How long it takes to sell a house in South Africa currently
Research has revealed that the average time homes spent on the market decreased in the first three months of this year. This is an encouraging sign that the market is starting to strengthen.
Cape Town property valuations: an alternative viewpoint
The article entitled ‘City is playing valuations games’ published by the Cape Argus, Swindon Property would like to address key factors and discuss opposing views written in this article.
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.
Financial advice to consider before investing in property
Considering the financial aspects of property investment is crucial if you are to be successful. Find out what questions you need to ask yourself before committing to an investment property.
Rate cut could boost rental and housing markets
Economists suggest a rate cut is possible this year, which would boost the economy and by extension the property market.