Fresh drivers for SA housing market as it adjusts to new 'economic realities'

2018-12-27 16:33

SA's housing market is undergoing a change, with the old "driver", namely the Western Cape, being replaced by new "drivers", says property expert Dr Andrew Golding.

Recession may be a boon for buyers in property market

2018-09-11 05:45

A recession usually translates into a buyer’s market where the supply of properties outweighs demand, according to Adrian Goslett of RE/MAX.

Real estate icon Pam Golding hailed for her entrepreneurial spirit

2018-04-04 17:52

Role players in the property and business sector pay tribute to property icon and businesswoman Pam Golding, who passed away at the age of 90.

Hot spots in Cape Town property market

2018-01-10 07:00

Cape Town remains a popular choice among property investors and buyers, according to Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of Pam Golding Properties.

Property sector pins hopes on Ramaphosa to boost weak market

2017-12-29 17:30

Property experts take a look at how SA's housing sector performed in 2017, and give their views on what to expect in 2018.

Mixed reaction from real estate industry to SARB decision

2017-09-21 16:56

Six real estate experts give their take on what the SA Reserve Bank's surprise decision to keep interest rates unchanged could mean for the property industry.

PICS: Mouille Point no longer Cinderella of CT luxury market

2017-08-19 11:56

Property values in Mouille Point, Cape Town, have shown a steady increase as investors realise the value of these units, according to Pam Golding Properties.

Affordable housing critical for Cape Town to thrive - MD

2017-07-30 13:02

Affordable housing is vital if Cape Town wants to become a cosmopolitan hub on par with global cities such as New York and Sydney, says a regional MD.

What SARB rates decision means for property industry

2017-05-26 08:36

The holding of the repo rate at 7% by SARB brings relief to the real estate industry and allows potential buyers and current bond holders to plan with more certainty, says an insider.

Is Western Cape property market losing steam?

2017-01-24 05:31

There have recently been clear signs that the Western Cape property market has been slowing, says John Loos, household and property sector strategist at FNB.


1 in 5 foreign property buyers in SA now from rest of Africa - report

2018-12-26 16:14

About 20% of all foreign buyers of residential property in South Africa are now from the rest of Africa, according to a report by FNB.

Should you buy or rent a home?

2018-09-01 10:15

In recent years, the rental market has benefited from increasing numbers of people who are unable to buy homes.

Clifton parking bay sells for R1.65m

2018-01-24 20:52

A parking bay sold for R1.65m was just one of the deals making December 2017 the busiest to date along Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard for Pam Golding Properties.

Why younger home buyers are heading for Hermanus

2018-01-09 19:26

Towns like Hermanus, usually regarded as holiday destinations, are seeing an influx of younger residents, according to Pam Golding Property Group.

Gated communities mushrooming in Gauteng

2017-12-02 07:00

About half of all SA’s gated communities are situated in Gauteng, where homes in residential estates remain a popular option despite the slow economic indicators.

Price properties correctly to mitigate rental lag

2017-08-21 15:22

A balance must be struck between high returns from rental property and a reliable tenant who pays the rent on time and looks after the property.

PICS: Luxury Zanzibar resort open for SA buyers

2017-08-05 15:00

South Africans now have the opportunity to invest in a new development of luxury apartments and villas in Zanzibar.

High Cape prices encouraging semigration to KZN?

2017-06-28 17:22

Large numbers of upcountry buyers are flocking to KwaZulu Natal, claim property specialists in the province.

Tallest residential development in Cape Town CBD launched

2017-02-26 17:34

A new development in Bree Street, Cape Town will soon be home to the tallest residential development in the city's central business district.

Property experts weigh in on 2017 outlook

2016-12-30 17:08

Ahead of the New Year, a number of local property experts give their views on whether global uncertainty will make SA property an attractive investment.

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