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Covid-19: How the lockdown will affect SA real estate, economy
Covid-19: How the lockdown will affect SA real estate, economyArticle

Welcoming President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to place South Africa in full lockdown in order to contain the spread of Covid-19, Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, has also recognised the strain...

24 Mar 2020

Weak economy expected to keep average commercial property vacancy rate rising
Weak economy expected to keep average commercial property vacancy rate risingArticle

We head into 2020 with little in the way of improvement in key leading economic indicators, suggesting to us that the commercial property market will likely see "more of the same" this year...

John Loos 21 Jan 2020

Outlook for Cape Town property landscape - where to invest
Outlook for Cape Town property landscape - where to investArticle

As we end 2019, and reflect on some of the highlights, it's heartening to note that banks were lending up to 105% and aggressively competing for business...

Mike Greeff 19 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

Property outlook positive despite static interest rates
Property outlook positive despite static interest ratesArticle

The recent decision from the South African Reserve Bank to leave interest rates unchanged was met with disappointment from several sectors...

Tony Clarke 30 Sep 2019

RE/MAX Q1 2019 housing report indicates signs of a changing market
RE/MAX Q1 2019 housing report indicates signs of a changing marketArticle

According to Lightstone Property data, a total of 39,836 bond registrations were recorded at the Deeds Office over the period January to March 2019, totalling an amount of R43,880,124,000....

17 Apr 2019

Property outlook for 2018 remains upbeat - Standard Bank HPI
Property outlook for 2018 remains upbeat - Standard Bank HPIArticle

According to Standard Bank's latest House Price Index (HPI), weaker credit conditions prevented property prices from gaining traction in May...

12 Jun 2018

Property outlook improves, but still all about the buyers
Property outlook improves, but still all about the buyersArticle

Although the economy and property market is showing improvement, it is still all about the buyers...

Samuel Seeff 10 May 2018

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CWE 2018 report highlights positive outlook for African property marketArticle

Covering trends and dynamics affecting the commercial, industrial and retail property sectors...

19 Mar 2018

What's on the cards for property in 2018
What's on the cards for property in 2018Article

2017 was a challenging year for the South African property market in general, despite small pockets of thriving activity in areas like the Western Cape...

Tony Clarke 22 Jan 2018

Property market set to recover graduallyArticle

The commercial property market is geared to recovering slowly but sustainably from the effects of recession, said Absa chief executive of retail and business banking Bobby Malabie.

17 Oct 2011

Commercial property outlook hopeful in sub-Saharan Africa
Commercial property outlook hopeful in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

According to Leonard Michau, African Liaison at Broll, there are influences in sub-Saharan Africa's economies that will positively influence commercial property. These include benefits from rapidly developing telecommunications, mineral extraction and the energy sector and the rise of urban centres, with a fast growing consumer class.

10 Dec 2010

2010 property outlookArticle

Commenting on the 26 January 2010 decision by the Monetary Policy Committee meeting to leave the repo rate unchanged, Dr Andrew Golding, stated that although the industry is seeing some positive indicators, it is evident that South Africa's economy is by no means out of the doldrums and a further boost for the economy would have been most welcome.

27 Jan 2010

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