Posts from ‘Property Trends

Selling your home? We’ve got good news for you!

23 April 2021 | Marcel du Toit

Over the past couple of months, we’ve talked about how the residential property market is booming and about how the factors driving this trend will most likely be sustained throughout 2021. Probably the biggest driver of residential sales is the low interest rate, and there’s talk of the Reserve Bank knocking off another percentage point […]

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Property market buoyant, even in a volatile economic environment

31 March 2021 | Marcel du Toit

With the interest rate at an all-time low – and expected to stay in the low single-digits for some time to come – South Africans are making the most of the opportunity to gain a foothold into the residential property market, or to invest in larger properties. The thriving market is driven by two key […]

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More South Africans are semigrating: Here’s why and where they are going

23 March 2021 | Insights Team

It is commonly known that as a result of industrialisation people have been moving  across towns, cities and provinces to be closer to opportunities and jobs. But with the reality of the Covid-19 pandemic and the limits and restrictions it has brought with it, many companies have had to change the way they do business […]

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The single woman’s guide to buying a first home

9 March 2021 | Insights Team

Step aside patriarchy; ‘tis the age of the independent women and home buying stats can prove it. Many South African single women are lighting up fires in the homeownership front and are becoming homeowners. According to Lightstone Property (a South African property intelligence company), among single homebuyers in 2018, an average of 72 000 of […]

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How to view houses safely during Covid-19

2 March 2021 | Insights Team

While lockdown restrictions in South Africa have eased compared to the early stages of 2020, the threat of the pandemic has not subsided. In fact, the threat is greater than ever before. This reality means that we have to continue taking precautions in our everyday life and be prepared when we venture into public spaces […]

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