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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

Impact of fuel cost on housing demand, house price
Impact of fuel cost on housing demand, house priceArticle

Escalating fuel costs, coupled with rising traffic congestion, is playing an increasing role in where consumers will buy or rent a home in SA...

28 Aug 2018

Pam Golding Property group acquires Eazi.com
Pam Golding Property group acquires Eazi.comArticle

The Pam Golding Property group has acquired online, digital estate agency Eazi.com, embracing the online 'hybrid' estate agency model...

14 Aug 2018

Magazines ABC Q2 2018: Decline continues
Magazines ABC Q2 2018: Decline continuesArticle

The decline in magazine circulation continued unabated. Total Magazine circulation declined by 3.9% on the previous quarter, and by 15.1% on the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Aug 2018

Property ownership is a powerful way for women to attain financial independence
Property ownership is a powerful way for women to attain financial independenceArticle

Property ownership among South African women is on the rise...

8 Aug 2018

SA needs an injection of confidence to stimulate the economy
SA needs an injection of confidence to stimulate the economyArticle

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...

Dr Andrew Golding 20 Jul 2018

Now's an opportune time to get onto the property ladder. Here's why
Now's an opportune time to get onto the property ladder. Here's whyArticle

First-time buyers with funds at their disposal are currently well-placed to gain an initial foothold on the property ladder...

20 Jun 2018

Growth prospects for housing market on the up
Growth prospects for housing market on the upArticle

The Monetary Policy Committee has opted to keep the repo rate stable...

25 May 2018

Traditional vs online estate agencies - consumers will vote with their feet
Traditional vs online estate agencies - consumers will vote with their feetArticle

The establishment of a number of new, low-commission, purely online estate agencies raises the question...

15 May 2018

Interest rate cut: Great news for the property market
Interest rate cut: Great news for the property marketArticle

The South African Reserve Bank announced this week that the interest rate will be cut by 25 basis points...

Issued by Private Property 4 Apr 2018

RIP Pam Golding
RIP Pam GoldingArticle

Property and real estate icon Pam Golding has passed away at the age of 90. Golding entered the male-dominated property industry in the 1970s and not only became a household name but a leader in the industry and an inspiration to female entrepreneurs everywhere...

4 Apr 2018

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Rate cut a further boost for market sentimentArticle

The recent announcement of an interest rate cut of 25bps, coupled with Moody's decision to not only leave South Africa's credit rating unchanged...

Dr Andrew Golding 29 Mar 2018

Durban gets the nod with its own Monopoly edition
Durban gets the nod with its own Monopoly editionArticle

Moses Mabhida Stadium, uShaka Marine World and The Pavilion Shopping Centre are all up for sale...

20 Mar 2018

Magazines ABC Q1 2018: A sad affair
Magazines ABC Q1 2018: A sad affairArticle

All magazine categories - Consumer, B2B, Custom and Free Magazines declined on the prior year. All the categories also declined on the prior quarter, except for Free Magazines which remained static...

Danette Breitenbach 8 Mar 2018

10 noteworthy South African arts festivals
10 noteworthy South African arts festivalsArticle

This guide has rounded up the top 10 arts festivals worth attending this year. So whether you are just looking for the sheer joy of a film festival or looking for an amazing cultural experience, there is something here for you.

27 Feb 2018

Budget 2018: Here's the property industry's reaction
Budget 2018: Here's the property industry's reactionArticle

Some of SA's top property experts weigh in with their opinions on how the "tough but hopeful" budget for 2018 will affect the economy and market...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 27 Feb 2018

Six South African property trends to look out for in 2018
Six South African property trends to look out for in 2018Article

Private Property takes a look at the major trends that are likely to shape the South African property market this year...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 16 Feb 2018

Is buy-to-let property still attractive as an asset class in the current environment?
Is buy-to-let property still attractive as an asset class in the current environment?Article

According to Gareth Bailey, Pam Golding Properties area principal for Durban Coastal, residential buy-to-let property undoubtedly remains an attractive asset class, even in the current economic and political climate...

1 Feb 2018

Mixed reaction to interest rate announcement
Mixed reaction to interest rate announcementArticle

The decision by the South African Reserve Bank to leave the repo rate unchanged at 6.75% has been met with mixed reactions by the property market...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 22 Jan 2018

Stable start to 2018 with no change in repo rate
Stable start to 2018 with no change in repo rateArticle

It was a stable start to the New Year with the Reserve Bank on Thursday, 18 January, announcing no change in the repo rate...

Dr Andrew Golding 18 Jan 2018

South African property market predictions for 2018
South African property market predictions for 2018Article

Wondering what the property market will be doing this year? Private Property asked some of the country's leading experts for their views...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Six trends set to gather momentum in the property market
#BizTrends2018: Six trends set to gather momentum in the property marketArticle

Here are the key trends we believe will gather momentum in the property market in 2018...

Dr Andrew Golding 8 Jan 2018

Joburg vs Cape Town - which fares best for property investment?
Joburg vs Cape Town - which fares best for property investment?Article

Johannesburg and Cape Town are both major growth hubs in South Africa for property investment. While the Mother City has traditionally been a more attractive option for investors, not everyone is drawn to coastal living...

2 Jan 2018

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Pools lose sparkle for home buyersArticle

An upswing in demand for homes without pools as a result of the drought and the ever-increasing popularity of estate and eco-estate living are among the big national housing trends...

Louise Liebenberg 21 Nov 2017

ABC Q3 2017 results continue declining trend
ABC Q3 2017 results continue declining trendArticle

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC) third quarter results released this morning show the continuation of the declining trend seen in Q1 and Q2 of this year, both in the press and magazine categories...

Danette Breitenbach 8 Nov 2017

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