Good news for house sellers: The first green shoots are appearing

2019-09-10 05:00

Demand is improving, and fewer people are putting their properties in the market.

In real terms, SA house prices on the decline - FNB

2019-06-06 22:25

In real terms, average house prices continue to decline, which FNB sees as a continuation of a downward adjustment in line with subdued economic activity.

Western Cape, Gauteng suburbs tops in estate agency search

2019-04-22 19:45

Suburbs in the Western Cape and Gauteng came out tops in the first quarter of 2019 as the most searched for nationally on the website of estate agency RE/MAX.

Homes for sale: asking prices becoming more unrealistic - FNB

2018-09-04 06:19

The majority of home sellers have to drop their asking price to sell the property, according to a second quarter FNB Estate Agent Survey.

Agency reveals its top 5 searched suburbs for SA home buyers

2018-04-12 17:55

According to the RE/MAX National Housing Report for the first quarter of 2018, most homes sold were in the price bracket of R400 000 and below.

Can you actually afford to buy a flat or a house?

2017-10-17 10:41

How (and when) you actually know you can afford to buy property.

Average house price growth likely to slow again - index

2017-09-05 15:35

It seems increasingly likely that 2017 will be the third consecutive year of slowing average annual house price growth, according to the latest FNB House Price Index.

UK house prices gain more than expected

2017-03-01 10:36

UK house prices have risen more than expected in February, according to Nationwide Building Society, a sign that the market’s strength has extended into this year.

Average cost to build a house up 6.9% y/y

2016-11-18 18:45

The average cost of new housing built increased by 6.9% year-on-year in the first nine months of the year, according to an expert at Absa Home Loans.

House price growth to stay in narrow range

2016-11-01 18:15

Nominal house price growth is expected to remain in a relatively narrow range in 2016 and 2017, says a property analyst.


20 years ago, the average SA house cost the same as the average new car. Here's how things have changed

2019-08-26 12:00

The average house is now sold for 2.5 times more than a new light vehicle.

South African homes keep losing value – and will keep getting cheaper in real terms for at least a couple of months

2019-06-05 15:59

Residential property prices declined by 1.2% in real terms the past year.

Brexit housing crash fears stay in London as regions catch up

2019-03-24 10:33

While price-growth and activity may be slowing amid the uncertainty, almost every other major urban area in the country is still experiencing a rising market, according to Acadata.

House prices are falling in Sandton, but Soweto properties are showing strong growth

2018-06-10 13:58

New numbers show falling house prices in the Sandton.

London house prices are falling at the quickest rate since the financial crisis

2018-03-12 13:04

According to Acadata, house prices in the capital fell to an average of £593,396 (R9.7 million) in January, an annual fall of 2.6%.

Low house price growth likely to continue in the near term - expert

2017-10-02 22:13

It appears likely that low average house price growth will continue in the near term and that house price “correction” will continue, says a property expert.

Gauteng most affordable housing market of 'Big 4' provinces

2017-06-16 12:32

Among the so-called Big 4 provinces, Gauteng has the most affordable housing market, according to John Loos, household and property sector strategist at FNB.

Residential rental revival

2017-02-01 12:22

House price growth is slowing, and this is expected to boost rental yields, writes finweek journalist Glenda Williams.

Real house price growth deflates further - index

2016-11-15 17:09

In real terms house prices in the middle-segment of the SA housing market deflated further in September this year, according to an Absa index.

Gauteng leads the way in house price slowdown

2016-10-24 19:13

Gauteng has been leading the way to slower average house price growth among the major property regions in SA, the FNB Major Regions House Price Indices show.

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