It is ironic that coal fired power plants contribute to climate change which could result in the malfunctioning of the power plants, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Property offers a long-term flow of income as part of a balanced portfolio, chair of the marketing committee of the SA REIT Association tells Fin24.
Inflation adjusted house prices in South Africa are still very expensive, according to property analyst Erwin Rode.
There is a definite correlation between the unemployment rate and the compound growth in house prices countrywide, says property research analyst Erwin Rode.
While residential rentals are expected to grow modestly, there are nodes of good growth in office and industrial rentals, according to a report.
Who didn’t want to be an estate agent four years ago? After all, the industry was raking in buckets full of money on the back of one of the strongest housing booms South Africa had ever seen. Back then, residential property sales were topping R20bn/month.
South Africans are overly fixated on owning a house, according to property economist Erwin Rode.
Property is still in the long run a good hedge against inflation, but expect rising Cape Town house prices to dampen in time lest buyers are priced out of the market says Erwin Rode, CEO of a property research and consultation firm.
Role players in the property industry have reacted to the view by Neville Berkowitz of HomeBid that average home prices in SA only increased by 0.94% per year.
Low economic growth and the uncertainty it brings to household finances, as well as tight credit criteria of banks, might be forcing buyers to scale down.
A Fin24 user seeks advice on how to build his dream home.
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