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Uptick in semigration, tourism to boost Cape rental market
Uptick in semigration, tourism to boost Cape rental marketArticle

According to the Seeff Property Group, it is not just the demand for residential accommodation that drives the Cape Town rental market, but added economic drivers such as tourism, conventions and events, corporate contracts and semigration...

18 Jun 2019

Property market: Flat prices, more stock and potential rate cut ahead
Property market: Flat prices, more stock and potential rate cut aheadArticle

The news that the economy contracted by 3.2% in the first quarter and that the GDP growth outlook for the year has been adjusted to 1% by the Reserve Bank and Moody's is not what we had wanted to hear right now...

Samuel Seeff 14 Jun 2019

No rate hike a welcome relief, but likely short lived
No rate hike a welcome relief, but likely short livedArticle

The decision by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.75% (base home loan rate at 10.25%) is welcome news for the property market, but likely to be short-lived...

Samuel Seeff 29 Mar 2019

Budget 2019: What it means for the property industry
Budget 2019: What it means for the property industryArticle

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni made his debut National Budget speech in Parliament. Here's what the property experts say about what this means for real estate, South Africa and you...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 28 Feb 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: Budget measured, but time to get the house in order
#BudgetSpeech2019: Budget measured, but time to get the house in orderArticle

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's maiden budget was always going to be tough given the extent of the economic challenges...

Samuel Seeff 21 Feb 2019

The experts all agree - now is the time to buy
The experts all agree - now is the time to buyArticle

Property market predictions for 2019, and why the experts are encouraging you to buy property now...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 24 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Property
#BestofBiz 2018: PropertyArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2018

Flat outlook for property, but a great time to buy
Flat outlook for property, but a great time to buyArticle

Like everyone else, we had hoped that the technical recession would be staved off...

Samuel Seeff 11 Sep 2018

Interest rate cut: Great news for the property market
Interest rate cut: Great news for the property marketArticle

The South African Reserve Bank announced this week that the interest rate will be cut by 25 basis points...

Issued by Private Property 4 Apr 2018

Budget 2018: Here's the property industry's reaction
Budget 2018: Here's the property industry's reactionArticle

Some of SA's top property experts weigh in with their opinions on how the "tough but hopeful" budget for 2018 will affect the economy and market...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 27 Feb 2018

#Budget2018: Rising tax burden on shrinking base worrying for economy, property
#Budget2018: Rising tax burden on shrinking base worrying for economy, propertyArticle

It was always going to be a tough budget given that finance minister Malusi Gigaba already signalled during his mini-budget late last year that there was a significant fiscal deficit that needed to be funded...

Samuel Seeff 22 Feb 2018

Mixed reaction to interest rate announcement
Mixed reaction to interest rate announcementArticle

The decision by the South African Reserve Bank to leave the repo rate unchanged at 6.75% has been met with mixed reactions by the property market...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 22 Jan 2018

South African property market predictions for 2018
South African property market predictions for 2018Article

Wondering what the property market will be doing this year? Private Property asked some of the country's leading experts for their views...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Buyer's market emerging for property heading into 2018
#BizTrends2018: Buyer's market emerging for property heading into 2018Article

The property market has shifted notably over the last 18 months as the fall-out from the weak political and economic climate, poor growth and credit downgrades continue...

Samuel Seeff 10 Jan 2018

#BestofBiz 2017: Property
#BestofBiz 2017: PropertyArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Property & Real Estate site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2017

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#MTBPS2017: Mini budget's sobering economic outlook points to period of prudence for property marketArticle

The key messages to take out of Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's maiden mini budget presentation to parliament all point to a period of prudence for the property market...

Samuel Seeff 26 Oct 2017

Think you're ready to invest in a rental property?
Think you're ready to invest in a rental property?Article

You need to take care, there are pitfalls...

Samuel Seeff 21 Aug 2017

Property sector welcomes rate cut, calls for leadership to 'get its house in order'
Property sector welcomes rate cut, calls for leadership to 'get its house in order'Article

The SA Reserve Bank recently reduced the repo rate by 25 basis points...

Sindy Peters 21 Jul 2017

This is why properties in the Cape are still fetching excellent prices
This is why properties in the Cape are still fetching excellent pricesArticle

Cape Town is now home to nine of the 10 richest suburbs in the country...

29 Jun 2017

Junk status vs the housing market: The experts weigh in
Junk status vs the housing market: The experts weigh inArticle

Wondering where the credit downgrade will leave the property market? Private Property asked the heads of some of SA's biggest agencies for their opinions.

Issued by Private Property South Africa 10 Apr 2017

New property sector legislation overlooks transformation
New property sector legislation overlooks transformationArticle

New legislation for SA's property sector barely makes any reference to transformation of the sector...

Alistair Anderson 14 Mar 2017

#BestofBiz 2016: Property
#BestofBiz 2016: PropertyArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Property & Real Estate portal over the past year below.

9 Dec 2016

Interest rate decision a welcome reprieve for housing market
Interest rate decision a welcome reprieve for housing marketArticle

The decision by the South African Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee to retain the repo rate at the current 7%...

Samuel Seeff 24 Nov 2016

A tale of two cities, but property market outlook remains stable for 2016
A tale of two cities, but property market outlook remains stable for 2016Article

Despite a now widely accepted slow-down in sales, the outlook for the residential property market for the second half of 2016 remains stable...

Samuel Seeff 12 Oct 2016

Repo rate decision appropriate for economy, property market
Repo rate decision appropriate for economy, property marketArticle

The decision of the Monetary Policy Committee of the South African Reserve Bank to retain the repo rate at 7%...

Samuel Seeff 22 Jul 2016

Cape property market remains sturdy
Cape property market remains sturdyArticle

The FNB Property Barometer recently confirmed that the Cape property market remains sturdy amidst a turbulent economic environment...

12 May 2016

Most expensive property streets located in Cape Town, Johannesburg
Most expensive property streets located in Cape Town, JohannesburgArticle

There are today no less than 22 of the country's residential streets where R20m is now the average sales price...

11 Apr 2016

CT rental market set to boom
CT rental market set to boomArticle

Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff property group, says business and leisure tourism along with the continued migration of people to the Cape metro is set to boost the rental market...

26 Feb 2016

Buckle up, it's a bumpy ride ahead for property
Buckle up, it's a bumpy ride ahead for propertyArticle

The decision to hike the repo rate by 50 basis points, taking it to 6.75%, and the base home loan rate beyond the 10% barrier to 10.25%, comes as no surprise...

Samuel Seeff 29 Jan 2016

Ask the experts: How will the weak rand affect property?
Ask the experts: How will the weak rand affect property?Article

Private Property posed the question 'What effect, in your opinion, will the rand's dramatic fall against the dollar have on the property market' to a number of property experts...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 26 Jan 2016

Property market provides opportunities at both ends of the scale
Property market provides opportunities at both ends of the scaleArticle

Against a poor economic climate, the activity in the property market should be seen as good, says Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group...

2 Oct 2015

All Africa Business Leaders Awards announces Southern Africa winners
All Africa Business Leaders Awards announces Southern Africa winnersArticle

The All Africa Business Leaders Awards have announced the Southern Africa regional winners in the 2015 competition...

2 Oct 2015

Southern African 2015 AABLA finalists announced
Southern African 2015 AABLA finalists announcedArticle

The annual 2015 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in Partnership with CNBC Africa head to Johannesburg, South Africa, next week, celebrating the pioneers and change-makers in the Southern African business landscape...

25 Sep 2015

Lack of stock is driving property sales volumes down
Lack of stock is driving property sales volumes downArticle

It is not a lack of demand, but rather a lack of stock that is driving sales volumes down in the housing market...

6 Aug 2015

Seeff Properties disappointed in repo rate hike
Seeff Properties disappointed in repo rate hikeArticle

While it is widely accepted that South Africa is in an interest rate hiking cycle, it was not the right time for a rate hike...

27 Jul 2015

Reserve Bank retains repo rate at 5.75%
Reserve Bank retains repo rate at 5.75%Article

The decision by the Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank to retain the repo rate at 5.75% (base home loan rate of 9.25%) is a positive start to the year for the property market, says Seeff Chairman, Samuel Seeff...

30 Jan 2015

Repo rate stability welcomed
Repo rate stability welcomedArticle

The decision by the Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee to retain the repo rate at 5,5% is a welcome reprieve for the property market and will further boost buyer confidence, says Seeff chairman, Samuel Seeff.

23 May 2014

National sales volumes edge up
National sales volumes edge upArticle

Seeff chairman, Samuel Seeff looks at what's next for the housing market.

3 Apr 2014

Interest rate stability a vital boost as housing market starts to rebound
Interest rate stability a vital boost as housing market starts to reboundArticle

With the housing market in a much healthier position than what it has been for years, there is every reason to believe that it is poised for a rebound.

27 Mar 2014

Investment advice for R3.5-million dream home prize
Investment advice for R3.5-million dream home prizeArticle

Private Property partnered with Top Billing, a primetime lifestyle TV show, to bring one lucky winner what could be the largest prize ever given away in Africa: a R5-million lifestyle that includes a R3.5-million apartment in Cape Town.

Issued by Private Property South Africa 10 Feb 2014

Stable interest rate good news for housing and consumers
Stable interest rate good news for housing and consumersArticle

A stable interest rate is good news for the housing market and consumers and I welcome the recent decision by the Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee to retain the repo rate at its current level of 5%.

Samuel Seeff 25 Nov 2013

Housing market at its healthiest since 2009Article

The South African housing market is in the healthiest position since 2009, said Seeff's chairman, Samuel Seeff. We are in a much healthier position than in 2009 and even 2010 when market activity was buoyed by the positive sentiment of the FIFA World Cup.

11 Sep 2013

EAAB summit defines multi-pronged approach to industry ailmentsArticle

Following the recent two-day Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) summit, Seeff chairman Samuel Seeff has lauded the move by the Minister of Human Settlements, Tokyo Sexwale and EAAB administrator, Advocate Taswell Papier, to engage with the industry.

Issued by Private Property South Africa 30 Oct 2012

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Branding case history in the making at Woolies Article

It seems to be no coincidence that Woolworths has chosen to aggressively promote its upmarket "W" clothing collection a few months in advance of the arrival of its new retail MD, Andrew Jennings, former chief operating officer of the classy and world-famous Saks Fifth Avenue retail chain in the USA.

Chris Moerdyk 7 Sep 2006

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