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#MTBPS2020: All about creating confidence, positive sentiment in our economy
#MTBPS2020: All about creating confidence, positive sentiment in our economyArticle

The minister of finance Tito Mboweni hit the nail on the head during the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) when he said that it is not only investors who need confidence, but also the average South African...

Dr Andrew Golding 29 Oct 2020

Property trends: Living in a 'quarantine bubble'
Property trends: Living in a 'quarantine bubble'Article

With Covid-19 forcing many people to spend the majority of their time at home, it has become more than a sanctuary. Homes have now evolved into what are being dubbed 'quarantine bubbles'...

19 Oct 2020

JSE and FedEx Express win big at 17th Annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards 2020
JSE and FedEx Express win big at 17th Annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards 2020Article

Topco Media is thrilled to announce the winners for this year's prestigious Standard Bank Top Women Awards...

Issued by Topco Media 6 Oct 2020

Brisk recovery of Central Cape Town residential market surprises analysts
Brisk recovery of Central Cape Town residential market surprises analystsArticle

The brisk pace of recovery in property sales over recent weeks in Cape Town's Central City residential market has surprised market analysts and estate agents alike...

1 Oct 2020

Has Covid-19 triggered a fundamental shift in SA's housing market?
Has Covid-19 triggered a fundamental shift in SA's housing market?Article

The near-universal lockdown of global economies earlier this year as governments attempted to contain the coronavirus is unprecedented...

Dr Andrew Golding 18 Aug 2020

Home buyers responding to interest rate cuts
Home buyers responding to interest rate cutsArticle

The further reduction of the repo rate by 25 basis points to an all-time low of 3.5% takes the prime interest rate down to 7%...

Dr Andrew Golding 24 Jul 2020

Some seeking more space while others still see benefit of compact living
Some seeking more space while others still see benefit of compact livingArticle

While some are heading for more spacious, freestanding homes with open spaces, due to the Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown, others, in contrast, still see the benefits of more compact, manageable accommodation...

20 Jul 2020

How property markets are faring as global lockdowns ease
How property markets are faring as global lockdowns easeArticle

Now that the majority of countries are loosening restrictions, following Covid-19-related lockdowns which negatively impacted the global economy...

8 Jul 2020

Like economy, housing market recovery dependent on confidence, investment rebound
Like economy, housing market recovery dependent on confidence, investment reboundArticle

Indicating the severity of the current economic contraction experienced as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, finance minister Tito Mboweni is expected to deliver an Emergency Budget on 24 June...

Dr Andrew Golding 19 Jun 2020

Repo rate reduction further incentive for savvy home buyers
Repo rate reduction further incentive for savvy home buyersArticle

The announcement of a further reduction of 50 bps in the repo rate will have a positive effect on the residential property market, albeit deferred until potential buyers can begin transacting in earnest...

Dr Andrew Golding 22 May 2020

Only 37% of residential tenants can afford to pay rent in full - survey
Only 37% of residential tenants can afford to pay rent in full - surveyArticle

According to the inaugural FlowFindings Rental Survey, only 37% of South African tenants can currently afford to pay their rent in full, while 22% cannot pay their rent at all...

21 May 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on location choice and future living spaces
Impact of Covid-19 on location choice and future living spacesArticle

Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, considers how the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing economic crisis will impact on our choice and location of accommodation and living spaces...

12 May 2020

The Jupiter Drawing Room's managing and strategy director Michelle Beh.
A day in the lockdown life of The Jupiter Drawing Room's managing and strategy director Michelle BehArticle

Managing and strategy director of The Jupiter Drawing Room, Michelle Beh's account of work-life in the time of Covid-19, part of a series of articles looking into how agencies and agency folk are responding to the crisis and viewing it through a creative lens...

Juanita Pienaar 28 Apr 2020

Repo rate reduction will help ease economic pain post lockdown
Repo rate reduction will help ease economic pain post lockdownArticle

In an unexpected but welcome announcement, the Monetary Policy Committee this week announced a further 100bps cut in the repo rate, reducing it to just 4.25%...

Dr Andrew Golding 14 Apr 2020

Moody's downgrade: Room for further interest rate cuts
Moody's downgrade: Room for further interest rate cutsArticle

While anticipated, South Africa's downgrade to junk status by Moody's rating agency will be a further blow to the already weakened economy...

Dr Andrew Golding 31 Mar 2020

Increased confidence in property expected as stock markets show extreme volatility
Increased confidence in property expected as stock markets show extreme volatilityArticle

From a residential property market perspective, historically, recent international experience reveals that global economic shocks of this nature inevitably cause property transactions to taper off...

Dr Andrew Golding 25 Mar 2020

Pam Golding under investigation for allegedly accepting proceeds of fraud
Pam Golding under investigation for allegedly accepting proceeds of fraudArticle

NEWSWATCH: The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) is currently looking into allegations made against Pam Golding Properties that it contravened financial laws...

3 Mar 2020

#Budget2020: Adjustment in transfer duty threshold a welcome move
#Budget2020: Adjustment in transfer duty threshold a welcome moveArticle

Apart from the tax reprieve announced by finance minister Tito Mboweni in the National Budget, good news for the property market is the adjustment of the threshold for transfer duty...

Dr Andrew Golding 27 Feb 2020

CT ranks 11th on Savills World Cities Prime Residential Index
CT ranks 11th on Savills World Cities Prime Residential IndexArticle

Across the 27 cities in the Savills World Cities Prime Residential Index, capital values in 2020 are forecast to grow by 1.8% on average...

5 Feb 2020

Contained inflation made the case for an easing in the repo rate
Contained inflation made the case for an easing in the repo rateArticle

With limited, modest growth anticipated for the year ahead, it is encouraging that the Monetary Policy Committee saw fit to reduce the repo rate by 25bps in order to help kickstart the economy and foster increased confidence among consumers who are feeling the pressure of ever-rising costs...

Dr Andrew Golding 17 Jan 2020

2020 vision: Outlook and trends in the residential property market
2020 vision: Outlook and trends in the residential property marketArticle

Following another year of tepid economic growth, and with the latest round of load shedding further dampening the economy and expected to result in a Moody's downgrade early next year, where does that leave South Africa's residential property market?

Dr Andrew Golding 12 Dec 2019

MPC decision on repo rate anticipated but disappointing
MPC decision on repo rate anticipated but disappointingArticle

Against the backdrop of a persistently sluggish economy, subdued market confidence and lower-than-expected inflation, but with an eye on future inflationary impacts, global economic headwinds and the prospect of a Moody's downgrade, the Monetary Policy Committee's decision to hold the repo rate steady was anticipated...

Dr Andrew Golding 22 Nov 2019

Decrease in residential selling times encouraging
Decrease in residential selling times encouragingArticle

Signs of an emerging turnaround in residential property activity are continuing, as the housing market in South Africa demonstrates ongoing resilience despite the challenges of a muted economy and socio-political impacts...

12 Sep 2019

How long will your home take to sell?
How long will your home take to sell?Article

Given the current economic climate, here's how long it could take to sell your home...

Private Property, Issued by Private Property South Africa 12 Sep 2019

Durban property market buoyed by regeneration
Durban property market buoyed by regenerationArticle

According to Michelle Burger, Pam Golding Properties' area principal in Durban, residential property buyers in Durban have been galvanised into action with realistically priced homes...

14 Aug 2019

Trend continues to shift towards sectional title living
Trend continues to shift towards sectional title livingArticle

Demand for sectional title units in apartment complexes in easily accessible locations continues to rise...

5 Aug 2019

Slowdown persistent in global cities' prime residential markets
Slowdown persistent in global cities' prime residential marketsArticle

According to the latest data from Savills World Cities Prime Residential Index, price growth across the world's leading prime city housing markets has continued to slow during the first half of 2019, rising by just 0.4%...

31 Jul 2019

Time to buy is certainly now
Time to buy is certainly nowArticle

Yesterday's repo rate reduction of 25bps (to 6.5%), coupled with early indicators of recovery in the South African residential property market, augur well for the balance of the year...

Dr Andrew Golding 19 Jul 2019

Home downsizing: From micro units to micro mansions
Home downsizing: From micro units to micro mansionsArticle

Convenient, hassle-free living is a growing trend across property market segments, with even some upmarket home buyers longing for more manageable space...

12 Jun 2019

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Promising signs for an uptick in activity in SA's housing marketArticle

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...

Dr Andrew Golding 24 May 2019

Real estate experts weigh in on the elections
Real estate experts weigh in on the electionsArticle

Now that the elections are over, real estate practitioners have dusted off their crystal balls and give us their opinion on the future of the property market...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 17 May 2019

Rands and cents of buying low
Rands and cents of buying lowArticle

With mortgage grants slowing down, and the supply of homes exceeding demand, is this the right time to invest in a new home?...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 26 Mar 2019

Budget 2019: What it means for the property industry
Budget 2019: What it means for the property industryArticle

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni made his debut National Budget speech in Parliament. Here's what the property experts say about what this means for real estate, South Africa and you...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 28 Feb 2019

Predicted change is here
Predicted change is hereArticle

Herschel Jawitz, CEO of Jawitz Properties, Chris Renecle, MD of Renprop and Dr. Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, all agree that the residential market is in for an interesting time in 2019 in South Africa...

Lynelle Clark, Issued by Prevance 26 Feb 2019

#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 hopeArticle

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...

Dr Andrew Golding 21 Feb 2019

Mboweni's Budget must source maximum revenue, restore confidence
Mboweni's Budget must source maximum revenue, restore confidenceArticle

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...

Dr Andrew Golding 12 Feb 2019

Unchanged repo rate positive, while buyers gradually return to the market
Unchanged repo rate positive, while buyers gradually return to the marketArticle

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...

Dr Andrew Golding 18 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 10 new and emerging trends in the residential property market
#BizTrends2019: 10 new and emerging trends in the residential property marketArticle

These 10 new or increasing trends are expected to impact on the market in 2019...

Dr Andrew Golding 7 Jan 2019

2018 ending on a more positive note
2018 ending on a more positive noteArticle

News that South Africa's GDP increased by 2.2% in Q3, with fuel prices considerably reduced and the end of the technical recession, has ended the year (2018) on a more positive note...

Dr Andrew Golding 12 Dec 2018

Property experts' reaction to interest rate hike
Property experts' reaction to interest rate hikeArticle

The rate hike just before the festive season puts more financial pressure on South Africans already feeling the pinch will mean higher repayments on debt like home loans, credit cards and vehicle finance...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 27 Nov 2018

Yael Geffen delves into the dearth of female executives in real estate
Yael Geffen delves into the dearth of female executives in real estateArticle

Despite the fact that women make up at least half the real estate agents out there, they remain under-represented at a senior level and are far less likely to attain executive positions...

27 Nov 2018

Interest rate hike a disappointing decision at this juncture of the year
Interest rate hike a disappointing decision at this juncture of the yearArticle

While many market commentators would probably have liked to be a fly on the wall during the Monetary Policy Committee's earnest deliberations this week, the final outcome is what matters...

Dr Andrew Golding 23 Nov 2018

Magazines ABC Q3 2018: Magazine decline slower for Q3
Magazines ABC Q3 2018: Magazine decline slower for Q3Article

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's Total Magazine circulation decline continued in Quarter 4 by 1% on the previous quarter, and by 13.7% on the prior year. However, this decline is less than Q2's decline of 3.9% on the previous quarter, and by 15.1% on the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 2 Nov 2018

Digital disruption and the role of the real estate agent
Digital disruption and the role of the real estate agentArticle

There's no question that technology is going to play an ever-increasing role in the residential real estate world...

Dr Andrew Golding 31 Oct 2018

Tito Mboweni, South Africa's recently sworn in minister of finance, delivered the 2018 medium-term budget policy statement this week. Image source:
MTBPS should inspire economic and investor confidenceArticle

Straight-talking as expected, the minister of finance's medium-term budget policy statement sought to inspire investor and market confidence...

Dr Andrew Golding 25 Oct 2018

L-R: Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group and Stephen McCarthy, founder and CEO at BidX1
Pam Golding Properties, BidX1 enter JV partnershipArticle

Pam Golding Properties and BidX1 have entered into a joint venture partnership that will see the two organisations collaborate on...

19 Oct 2018

PropertyFox acquires Steeple, consolidating both agencies
PropertyFox acquires Steeple, consolidating both agenciesArticle

Online estate agency PropertyFox has acquired Steeple, a similar business which has been in operation since 2012...

10 Sep 2018

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