Dr Andrew Golding

Dr Andrew Golding

Chief Executive at Pam Golding Properties
Location:South Africa

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Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, was originally in private practice as a General Practitioner on the Atlantic Seaboard from 1991 to 1996, after which he joined the family business as MD in 1996, followed by his present position.
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Repo rate hike disappointing for home buyers with mortgages
Repo rate hike disappointing for home buyers with mortgages

Faced with local and global inflationary pressures, a weak domestic economic growth outlook and the potential for a fourth wave of Covid...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 18 Nov 2021

MTBPS: Building confidence and stimulating growth is key
MTBPS: Building confidence and stimulating growth is key

Highlighting all the key issues and emphasising the action to be taken in the months and year ahead, the new minister of finance...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 12 Nov 2021

Ongoing record-low interest rate bolsters property market confidence
Ongoing record-low interest rate bolsters property market confidence

Bucking the national trend, the Western Cape is the only major regional market in which house price inflation continues to accelerate...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 28 Sep 2021

Residential property remains a sound option for investment
Residential property remains a sound option for investment

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has prompted many people to reassess their priorities and make changes and life choices that reflect a more balanced and...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 28 Apr 2021

#BudgetSpeech2021: Tax relief, further fiscal consolidation welcomed
#BudgetSpeech2021: Tax relief, further fiscal consolidation welcomed

Apart from the commitment made to the urgent rollout of the vaccination programme, of comfort to debt-burdened consumers is the announcement...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 25 Feb 2021

Repo rate remains unchanged, still room for a further cut
Repo rate remains unchanged, still room for a further cut

While a further reduction to the interest rate would have been a bonus for aspirant first-time home buyers and existing homeowners...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 21 Jan 2021

Where is the housing market headed in 2021?
Where is the housing market headed in 2021?

After the worst economic downturn in decades, economic growth is still widely expected to show some positive growth of around 3% this year...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 19 Jan 2021

Resilience of SA's housing market reflects ongoing aspiration for home ownership
Resilience of SA's housing market reflects ongoing aspiration for home ownership

Residential real estate, while also being impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, has so far proven to be one of the more resilient sectors...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 15 Dec 2020

Low interest rate, realistic pricing sustaining buoyant property market
Low interest rate, realistic pricing sustaining buoyant property market

What we are experiencing at present is a continued strong uptake in demand for residential property acquisitions around the country - particularly in the price band up to R3m...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 20 Nov 2020

How lockdown has impacted property buying trends among SA's generations
How lockdown has impacted property buying trends among SA's generations

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has been a catalyst for highlighting the different characteristics - as well as the commonalities of preference - among various generations of home buyers...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 3 Nov 2020

#MTBPS2020: All about creating confidence, positive sentiment in our economy
#MTBPS2020: All about creating confidence, positive sentiment in our economy

The minister of finance Tito Mboweni hit the nail on the head during the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) when he said that it is not only investors who need confidence, but also the average South African...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 29 Oct 2020

Potential recovery scenarios as repo rate remains stable
Potential recovery scenarios as repo rate remains stable

The Monetary Policy Committee's decision to keep the repo rate stable was not entirely surprising, as the 300bps rate cuts for the year to date are still taking effect...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 18 Sep 2020

Has Covid-19 triggered a fundamental shift in SA's housing market?
Has Covid-19 triggered a fundamental shift in SA's housing market?

The near-universal lockdown of global economies earlier this year as governments attempted to contain the coronavirus is unprecedented...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 18 Aug 2020

Home buyers responding to interest rate cuts
Home buyers responding to interest rate cuts

The further reduction of the repo rate by 25 basis points to an all-time low of 3.5% takes the prime interest rate down to 7%...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 24 Jul 2020

#SupplementaryBudget: Prioritisation of infrastructure development, public-private partnerships key
#SupplementaryBudget: Prioritisation of infrastructure development, public-private partnerships key

Against the backdrop of ongoing measures to address the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa, the Supplementary Budget 2020 highlighted several key aspects...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 25 Jun 2020

Like economy, housing market recovery dependent on confidence, investment rebound
Like economy, housing market recovery dependent on confidence, investment rebound

Indicating the severity of the current economic contraction experienced as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, finance minister Tito Mboweni is expected to deliver an Emergency Budget on 24 June...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 19 Jun 2020

Repo rate reduction further incentive for savvy home buyers
Repo rate reduction further incentive for savvy home buyers

The announcement of a further reduction of 50 bps in the repo rate will have a positive effect on the residential property market, albeit deferred until potential buyers can begin transacting in earnest...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 22 May 2020

Repo rate reduction will help ease economic pain post lockdown
Repo rate reduction will help ease economic pain post lockdown

In an unexpected but welcome announcement, the Monetary Policy Committee this week announced a further 100bps cut in the repo rate, reducing it to just 4.25%...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 14 Apr 2020

Moody's downgrade: Room for further interest rate cuts
Moody's downgrade: Room for further interest rate cuts

While anticipated, South Africa's downgrade to junk status by Moody's rating agency will be a further blow to the already weakened economy...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 31 Mar 2020

Increased confidence in property expected as stock markets show extreme volatility
Increased confidence in property expected as stock markets show extreme volatility

From a residential property market perspective, historically, recent international experience reveals that global economic shocks of this nature inevitably cause property transactions to taper off...

Dr Andrew GoldingBy Dr Andrew Golding 25 Mar 2020

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