Dr Andrew Golding
Unchanged repo rate positive, while buyers gradually return to the market

Unchanged repo rate positive, while buyers gradually return to the market[Dr Andrew Golding] After an unexpectedly tough 2018, but with the welcome announcement that the repo rate remains unchanged following this first MPC meeting of the year, the outlook for 2019 is somewhat brighter...

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Stuart Manning
Belt tightening ahead for homeowners as interest rate climbs

Belt tightening ahead for homeowners as interest rate climbs[Stuart Manning] Homeowners and buyers will need to continue tightening their belts as the interest rate climbs...

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Adrian Goslett
How tax breaks for first-time buyers could help stimulate the economy

How tax breaks for first-time buyers could help stimulate the economy[Adrian Goslett] The state of the South African economy has been on a downward spiral that has culminated in a technical recession announced in September this year...

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Tony Clarke
The A-Z guide to selling your home

The A-Z guide to selling your home[Tony Clarke] Selling a much-loved home can be an emotional prospect, but it's an important part of moving onwards and upwards to better things...

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Ronald Ennik
Pricing a property is not an exact science

Pricing a property is not an exact science[Ronald Ennik] What is the right price of a property? Is it the advertised price? Or 10% lower than advertised? Or even 20% lower?

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Samuel Seeff
Flat outlook for property, but a great time to buy

Flat outlook for property, but a great time to buy
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[Samuel Seeff] Like everyone else, we had hoped that the technical recession would be staved off...

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Chris Renecle
Community Schemes Ombud Service: Who is guarding the guardian?

Community Schemes Ombud Service: Who is guarding the guardian?
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[Chris Renecle] While there has been much focus in the property media on how homeowners can save costs as the fees for basic services continue to rise, sectional title property owners had more added to their monthly levies...

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Berry Everitt
Why property show days are still relevant

Why property show days are still relevant
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[Berry Everitt] It's spring, which is traditionally one of the best home sales periods of the year and a great time for sellers to list...

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Ronald Ennik
How to increase the value of your home without overcapitalising

How to increase the value of your home without overcapitalising
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[Ronald Ennik] Homeowners who are intent on renovating and / or extending their homes should take care...

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Bruce Swain
Positive about property: Here's why you don't need to panic

Positive about property: Here's why you don't need to panic
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[Bruce Swain] If one were to believe everything you read, or take to heart everything the analytics and reports suggest, you may end up feeling rather gloomy...

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Adrian Goslett
National housing market: Q2 2018 yields promise

National housing market: Q2 2018 yields promise[Adrian Goslett] After a slow first quarter, the 2018 property market is beginning to show promising improvements...

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Stuart Manning
Flat repo rate welcomed amidst slow economy and property market

Flat repo rate welcomed amidst slow economy and property market
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[Stuart Manning] We have welcomed the decision by the Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to retain the repo rate at the current level of 6.50%...

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Stuart Manning
Should you sell in a down market, or wait it out?

Should you sell in a down market, or wait it out?[Stuart Manning] With the Ramahoria-effect waning fast, it is clear that it has not had the desired and anticipated effect on the economy and property market...

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Dr Andrew Golding
SA needs an injection of confidence to stimulate the economy

SA needs an injection of confidence to stimulate the economy
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[Dr Andrew Golding] With inflation still within the target range, but with concerns following a round of fuel price increases and other potential inflationary impacts, the Monetary Policy Committee has kept the repo rate unchanged...

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Paul Stevens
Top tips to keep in mind when buying to renovate

Top tips to keep in mind when buying to renovate
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[Paul Stevens] It's a thought that goes through many buyers' minds when looking at how to stretch their budget...

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Tony Clarke
It's not all doom and gloom for SA's property market

It's not all doom and gloom for SA's property market
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[Tony Clarke] As South Africans reel from the news of a 2.2% GDP decline in the first quarter of 2018, property experts remain optimistic...

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Tony Clarke
3 critical questions to ask before buying a sectional title property

3 critical questions to ask before buying a sectional title property
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[Tony Clarke] Since 2001, sectional title properties in South Africa have, on average, consistently outperformed their full title counterparts...

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Tony Clarke
Property market's slow start in 2018 could be misleading

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[Tony Clarke] Property experts remain optimistic for a market turnaround...

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Bill Rawson
Five reasons property makes a great retirement investment

Five reasons property makes a great retirement investment
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[Bill Rawson] One of the biggest challenges facing South Africans at present is how to adequately prepare for retirement...

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Adrian Goslett
RE/MAX housing report shows slow start for Q1 2018

RE/MAX housing report shows slow start for Q1 2018[Adrian Goslett] In the first quarter of 2018, Lightstone data revealed that 31,875 new bonds were registered at the Deeds Office...

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