Adrian Goslett
The average age of buyers in SA's capital cities

The average age of buyers in SA's capital cities[Adrian Goslett] Knowing the age profile of recent buyers and sellers within your suburb can help you market your home effectively and increase your chances of selling fast...

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Samuel Seeff
Property market: Flat prices, more stock and potential rate cut ahead

Property market: Flat prices, more stock and potential rate cut ahead
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[Samuel Seeff] The news that the economy contracted by 3.2% in the first quarter and that the GDP growth outlook for the year has been adjusted to 1% by the Reserve Bank and Moody's is not what we had wanted to hear right now...

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Adrian Goslett
Can online disruptors and agents co-exist under one brand?

Can online disruptors and agents co-exist under one brand?[Adrian Goslett] Until recently, low-cost, fixed-fee online real estate services were in direct opposition to the traditional real estate model...

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Dr Andrew Golding
Promising signs for an uptick in activity in SA's housing market

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[Dr Andrew Golding] As anticipated, the MPC kept the repo rate steady, taking a conservative approach against the backdrop of rising fuel prices, and with a wary eye on CPI inflation...

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Tony Clarke
What to expect from the post-election property market

What to expect from the post-election property market[Tony Clarke] As the excitement of the 2019 general elections begins to die down, the question on most citizens' lips is, "What happens now?" For the property market, at least, predictions are cautiously optimistic...

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Berry Everitt
Buyer advice: Where is just as important as what

Buyer advice: Where is just as important as what[Berry Everitt] While all property values fluctuate in line with the country's overall economic conditions and with interest rate levels, some areas do consistently experience better growth over time - and generate higher returns for home owners...

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Bruce Swain
Technology and the property market: Here's how it affects buyers and sellers

Technology and the property market: Here's how it affects buyers and sellers[Bruce Swain] We're all familiar with the major technological "disruptors" of the past decade - think Uber, Netflix and Airbnb, to name just a few. It's comes as no surprise then that technology is slowly but surely changing the face of the property market too...

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Sindy Peters
#AfricaMonth: Expanding into Africa, it's full steam ahead for The Business Exchange

#AfricaMonth: Expanding into Africa, it's full steam ahead for The Business Exchange[Sindy Peters] With community and collaboration the key drivers of the co-working revolution, disruption in the traditional office space market seems all but inevitable...

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Adrian Goslett
What Moody's silence means for homeowners

What Moody's silence means for homeowners
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[Adrian Goslett] International credit ratings agency Moody's was scheduled to make an announcement on South Africa's credit rating on Friday, 29 March. However, the agency failed to announce an updated rating...

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Samuel Seeff
No rate hike a welcome relief, but likely short lived

No rate hike a welcome relief, but likely short lived
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[Samuel Seeff] The decision by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.75% (base home loan rate at 10.25%) is welcome news for the property market, but likely to be short-lived...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Adrian Goslett
Why property markets slow before elections

Why property markets slow before elections[Adrian Goslett] With the election date recently set for 8 May 2019, it is possible that activity in the property market may improve in the months to follow...

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Sylvia Koketso Milosevic
How to spot a profitable real estate investment

How to spot a profitable real estate investment[Sylvia Koketso Milosevic] If there's one thing I've learned in my career in property investment, it's that there are a lot of different approaches to making a profit from real estate...

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Adrian Goslett
A foreign investor's guide to the South African property market

A foreign investor's guide to the South African property market
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[Adrian Goslett] Considering the political turmoil that is running rampant across the globe, South Africa does still hold some of the more promising growth potential for foreign investors...

Posted 5 months ago | Like
Samuel Seeff
#BudgetSpeech2019: Budget measured, but time to get the house in order

#BudgetSpeech2019: Budget measured, but time to get the house in order[Samuel Seeff] Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's maiden budget was always going to be tough given the extent of the economic challenges...

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Dr Andrew Golding
#BudgetSpeech2019: No quick fix for SA's Budget, but there's some hope

#BudgetSpeech2019: No quick fix for SA's Budget, but there's some hope[Dr Andrew Golding] In what was arguably one of the most closely watched National Budget speeches in recent years, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni outlined government's plan to boost growth...

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Dr Andrew Golding
Mboweni's Budget must source maximum revenue, restore confidence

Mboweni's Budget must source maximum revenue, restore confidence[Dr Andrew Golding] With the National Budget Speech looming on 20 February 2019, the general consensus appears to be that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is on a tightrope of sorts...

Posted 5 months ago | Like
Tony Clarke
Gen-Z is about to hit the property market - are we prepared?

Gen-Z is about to hit the property market - are we prepared?
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[Tony Clarke] Every generation has its own idiosyncrasies when it comes to property, and knowing what these are can be an ace in the sleeve for existing owners and investors...

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Berry Everitt
#SONA2019 serves up positive news for the housing sector

#SONA2019 serves up positive news for the housing sector[Berry Everitt] The very detailed State of the Nation Address dealt with all of the economic and social issues that are currently of concern to the real estate industry...

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Ronald Ennik
Is the 'sweet spot' for home buying now upon us?

Is the 'sweet spot' for home buying now upon us?
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[Ronald Ennik] Astute investors know that the basic premise of sound investment is the timing and pricing of the item purchased. In real estate another basic consideration is location...

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Jonathan Liebmann
#BizTrends2019: Empowering 'Generation Rent'

#BizTrends2019: Empowering 'Generation Rent'[Jonathan Liebmann] When 2018 wrapped up, we saw the rental market in South Africa continue to struggle...

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