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Buy-to-let purchases are estimated at 7.24% of total home buying activity, according to Q2 2018 FNB Estate Agent Survey. This is down from Q1’s 7.9%. This is noticeably lower than the 9.77% estimate of Q2 2017, and continues a lengthy period of single-digit percentage estimates for

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The Airbnb circus flew into South Africa a few days ago, dazzled city fathers and thousands of homeowners in Johannesburg and Cape Town with awe-inspiring figures reflecting serious growth in tourist home stays and in home hosting profits. The company’s Chris Lehane, Airbnb’s global head of

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Despite the residential market improving its risk situation quarter after quarter, the highly constrained broader economy means potential buyers continue to adopt a wait-and-see approach and negatively impact on the current sellers’ market conditions. “The ongoing decline in the household sector debt-to-disposable income ratio, all the

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Buy-to-let investors are among the only residential sector investors expected to yield better-than-inflation income this year. This is due to the national average gross residential yield hitting 9.06% in Q3 2016. This is according to the FNB-TPN Residential Yield dataset, which is the combined result of

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