The FNB/BER Building Confidence Index shed 9 index points to register a level of 39 in 1Q2016.
The fall in confidence was broad-based with all but one of the six sub-sectors surveyed reporting lower confidence.
The robust growth in residential building seen in 2015H1 seems to have
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Having a home loan is the cheapest form of finance that consumers can access. The trick is being able to best utilise your home loan as a flexible money management tool. One particular underutilised tool is provided by most banks, known as further lending. HomeTimes
Cenprop, the developer of a number of estates in KwaZulu-Natal, reports a successful initial launch of its latest offering, the retirement Lazuli Coastal Lifeystyle Estate, situated next to the luxurious Zimbali Coastal Estate on KZN’s North Coast.
The estate’s marketing thrust has been targeted at two
There are many potential billion rand markets in townships around South Africa. In this extract from GG Alcock’s book, KASINOMICS - African Informal Economies and the People Who Inhabit Them, Alcock discusses two examples of billion-rand industries – only one of which has been cracked by formal
In evictions, the most important thing is to stop the financial bleeding. The amount of blood and pain on the landlord’s part, however, depends on factors such as a stubborn tenant who refuses to budge as well as the legal team hired.
“Some recalcitrant tenants vacate
Remarkable returns on select Atlantic Seaboard properties in Cape Town have at times outstripped the performance of some competing local asset classes, returning positive increases against international currencies including the US dollar and euro, Pam Golding Properties research reveals.
Over the past decade, prices of sectional
How do South Africans search for property? This was the subject of an online survey last year conducted by property portal Property24.com, which has 3 million monthly visitors to its site.
Of the 700 respondents, 63% said they used property portals; 17% use estate agents’ websites;
For the vast majority of home buyers in South Africa, security has become the most influential factor when it comes time to deciding where to purchase a home. With so many South African families affected by crime either directly or indirectly, home buyers in this
You need to get your hands on building insurance as soon as you own any kind of building – whether it’s the house you live in or the remotely located holiday flat you escape to when the in-laws are threatening to visit.
Basically, building insurance takes care of the permanent,