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The South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) made good on predictions of a 25 basis point increase to the Repo rate, which takes the prime lending rate to 10.25%. “Clearly there are still inflation risks which may incline the MPC towards continuing on a

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Today the Monetary Policy Committee kept the repo rate (6.5%) stable, with prime remaining at 10%. Here’s what market commentators had to say. Andrew Golding, CE of Pam Golding Property group [caption id="attachment_1747" align="aligncenter" width="1632"] Dr Andrew Golding, CE of the Pam Golding Property group.[/caption] “…growth prospects for the

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If you don’t have a background in finance, concepts like the repo rate and prime lending rate might seem a little mysterious at first. Most of us know that they have something to do with how much interest you pay on a loan in South

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Homeowners in Gauteng’s three main housing markets are losing value in their homes. For Q2 2017, the City of Tshwane’s estimated average house price growth rate was 4.48% year-on-year, with Gauteng Consumer Price Index (CPI) Inflation at 5.2% year-on-year for the same quarter of 2017.

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