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Property: Unchanged estimated rate of emigration-related home selling

The 1st Quarter 2018 FNB Estate Agent Survey pointed to a virtually unchanged estimated rate of emigration-related home selling, following a prior a multi-year rising trend which started back in 2014. This leaves the rate of emigration selling somewhat “elevated” says John Loos, Household and Property Sector Strategist at FNB. In the survey, agents were asked to […]

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SARB MPC expected to announce 25 basis point reduction in repo rate

By John Loos, Household and Property Sector Strategist, FNB. Our Firstrand expectation is for a 25 basis point interest rate cut in the SARB’s Repo Rate, when its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting concludes on Wednesday. Should this happen, it would lower the Repo Rate to 6.5%, and the Prime Lending Rate of banks to 10%. […]

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Diminishing Musharaka, an alternative way to buy property

Islamic banking offers an alternative to a business or individual looking to buy property, and it is open to anyone to make use of. (more…)

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George Radford, Head of Africa at IP Global

England’s ‘Northern Powerhouse’ cities shine in latest Global Real Estate Report

Although London holds firm as a sure bet for property investors with rental growth in Greater London expected to increase by a further 16.4 % over the next three years, England’s resilient North has emerged as a strong contender in the property market. The property boom in the North has, in part, been bolstered by […]

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Should you sell your investment property?

A decision to sell a long term asset such as a property can sometimes be a challenging decision for an investor, more so for a novice investor. (more…)

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George Radford, Head of Africa at IP Global

Planning to invest in offshore property?

Choosing to invest in an overseas property can be daunting. But as more and more investors recognise the value of a diversified portfolio that includes property outside of their own country of residence, international property investment is growing in popularity. (more…)

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What lies ahead for residential property?

The gradual slowdown in the rate of growth in property prices across the country has left homeowners, buyers and investors wondering what could be in store for residential property for the rest of this year. (more…)

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Natalie Muller, Jawitz Properties

The five-step process to securing the right tenant

Times are indeed tough, and the rental market is no different. While landlords have the opportunity to boost their income through renting out property, it can be a tricky sea to navigate without following certain steps and taking precautions. By properly screening a tenant, a landlord has a better chance of keeping the rent coming […]

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