Middle, lower segments set to drive house price growth

2015-10-08 21:30

With strong demand for housing in the middle and lower segments, house price growth is expected to perform best in these areas, says an expert.

Absa launches access to UK-managed fund

2015-09-15 13:10

Absa Active Asset Management has announced its new partnership with UK-based Schroders will now provide local investors access to the Global Recovery Fund.

Five tips to cover your child's education

2015-08-31 16:26

Having a baby has financial implications too and most new and future parents need to start saving straight away, says an Absa expert.

Absa takes lead in Apple Watch race

2015-08-11 13:41

Financial institution Absa has edged out Standard Bank in launching South Africa’s first Apple Watch banking app.

Tips for buying a sectional title property

2015-08-04 15:28

When buying a sectional title property, an owner invests in a community rather than just acquiring a property, states the Absa Homeowners Insights survey.

Absa Wealth offers local investors innovative risk management solutions

2015-07-03 12:43

ADVERTORIAL: Absa Wealth has developed two solutions to help investors with large listed shareholdings to manage their risk.

Interest rate hike before end of year - expert

2015-05-31 12:34

Headline consumer price inflation is forecast to rise and interest rates are likely to be hiked before year-end and through 2016, warns an expert.

Absa offers energy saving option

2015-05-18 17:21

Absa now offers its customers the opportunity to select and finance a fully customised renewable energy solution.

Stopping a debit order

2015-05-11 17:09

A Fin24 is worried about a debit order he agreed to and wants to know how he can stop it.

Real house price growth continues its slide down

2015-05-07 12:37

Real house price growth has slowed down year-on-year in March, despite the fact that inflation has remained low, according to an index.


Building activity improves

2015-09-18 17:04

The number of new housing units for which building plans have been approved was up by around 5% y/y since January, with strong growth in flats and townhouses.

House price growth shows consumer strain

2015-09-08 15:26

Property analyst Jacques du Toit says the declining trend in house price growth in SA continues as consumers face price pressures and rising interest rates.

Rate hike pain to hit household credit

2015-08-31 11:45

The interest rate increases seen for this year and in 2016 will impact the affordability of credit and add to consumers’ financial strain, says a property analyst.

Free standing homes could dwindle in SA - survey

2015-08-04 19:12

The SA property market could reach a point where free standing houses close to big metropolitan areas become the exception rather than the rule, a survey finds.

SA house price growth subdued - index

2015-07-07 14:27

Property market and house price growth prospects in the second half of the year do not look rosy, according to Absa property analyst Jacques du Toit.

Low growth in SA household credit, mortgage balances

2015-06-30 18:36

Subdued growth in the value of outstanding credit balances in the SA household sector has continued up to May 2015, says an expert.

Affordability impacts residential building sector

2015-05-22 14:01

Although the biggest demand in SA is for small housing units, fewer are built due to affordability and changing lifestyles, says an expert.

Swipe your way to the UK with Absa

2015-05-15 10:30

Have you ever dreamed of watching Liverpool play at Anfield or Manchester United play at The Theatre of Dreams? Well, now you can!

FNB rated SA’s ‘top internet banking provider’

2015-05-07 14:13

A survey has rated South African banks according to their customers' satisfaction levels with their online banking experiences.

Beware of pitfalls when buying goods online

2015-04-22 18:18

A Fin24 user is not sure what the implications are when he buys overseas goods online.

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