Loss of employment could become biggest concern

2016-02-03 07:47

Loss of employment could become the biggest concern in the household sector in 2016, warns John Loos, household and property sector strategist at FNB.

'Twin terrors' faced by residential property market

2016-01-15 18:34

The drought and tanking rand will have a negative impact on the residential property market, especially in the lower-income segment, according to a property expert.

Construction industry outlook improves - index

2016-01-14 16:25

Business confidence in the construction industry has increased marginally for the fourth quarter of 2015, according to the FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index.

Selling to downgrade a sign of things to come - property expert

2016-01-13 18:24

The increase in owners selling residential property to downscale due to financial pressure is a possible hint of things to come, warns a property expert.

Housing market points to looming recession - expert

2016-01-10 11:05

The risk of a recession in SA remains high, as indicated by activity levels in the residential market, a survey among estate agents shows.

Fin24 users go online to escape crowded malls

2015-12-21 10:10

Fin24 users say throngs of people at shopping malls are a turnoff as South Africans are warming up to online shopping, despite some challenges.

SA's online festive spending patterns revealed

2015-12-09 09:11

As the festive season rolls around, South Africans are migrating to spending cash online with partners the main beneficiaries, a survey has revealed.

Rate hikes could stall building growth - expert

2015-12-02 13:02

Faster than expected interest rate hikes and consumer pressure may curtail growth in the building sector, whose outlook remains uncertain, says a property expert.

FNB clients fuming as cards bounce

2015-11-28 15:33

Some FNB bank clients have taken to social media to vent their anger as they can’t use their credit and debit cards.

Relief, then grief for red meat lovers

2015-11-18 05:00

Consumers can expect a dip in red meat prices over the next two months, but thereafter must brace themselves for a significant price spike, warns an economist.


Slowdown in average house price growth expected

2016-02-02 10:04

The forecast is for average house price growth to slow in 2016 and to move still slower in 2017, according to John Loos, property sector strategist at FNB.

FNB online systems hit by downtime

2016-01-15 15:28

Update: FNB responds to customers' reported issues with accessing the bank's online services on Friday afternoon.

Watch the 'selling to emigrate' category - property expert

2016-01-13 21:30

The current SA economy and heightened social tensions, make the category of home owners 'selling in order to emigrate' the one to watch, says a property expert.

Food now key player in housing market

2016-01-11 18:30

Food might very well replace oil as the key commodity strongly linked to the fortunes of the local residential property market, says a property expert.

No more pools as house hunters look for basics

2016-01-04 20:05

The first FNB Property Barometer of the year indicates that a more conservative household sector would likely constrain the performance of residential property.

Dusi water levels not a concern

2015-12-18 14:54

The 2016 Dusi Canoe Marathon organisers are confident that a lack of rain will not make water levels unmanageable.

ShowMax starts accepting eBucks payments

2015-12-07 09:13

Local internet video streaming service ShowMax is now accepting FNB eBucks payments in a bid to widen its customer base.

FNB apologises for glitch

2015-11-28 17:17

First National Bank has apologised for inconveniencing some of its clients on Saturday.

Economists split on rates call

2015-11-19 07:58

The SA Reserve Bank will probably raise interest rates in anticipation of a likely US interest rate lift-off in December, economists say.

FNB responds to rage over latest 'e-toll carrot'

2015-11-02 16:00

FNB does not actively promote any service provider or public entity, the bank says in response to what an an irate Fin24 user regards as "support" for e-tolls.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.