Signs point to swift recovery in South African residential property sales.
Critical advice regarding home loan payment holidays and what’s happening with property sales during lockdown
Taken from the Mortgage Max newsletter of 29 March 2019. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank has once again decided to leave South Africa’s repo rate unchanged […]
Will the SARB keep rates on hold until next year? Find out what FNB thinks and why…
Is your home a safe store of wealth? Is there such a thing as too much home improvement?
While Zuma’s relatively painless (as yet) fall from power is undoubtedly a great positive for the country it is not and could never be a panacea for all that ails […]
Is four weeks of Ramaphosa enough to improve the economy?
What follows is an extract of an email sent out by STANLIB (South Africa’s largest unit trust manager by market share) to its clients after the downgrade late Friday afternoon. […]
The SARB has room to maneuver in spite of Junk Status and other economic woes, right?
The cost of lending for the State as well as many corporations based in the country has now increased significantly. These increased costs will result in price increases for goods and services. This includes bank fees and the increase to interest rates we are already seeing.
We look ahead at what the year might have in store…
Drought continues to impact prices. Will the SARB choose to attempt to shield the poor or help consumers and business?
It is South African Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Committee meeting time again! YAY! What will they do with the interest rates? While the JSE has taken a few knocks over […]
If the President received the treatment you could expect what would he pay per month?
In Part 1 of our 3 part ‘Building Loan’ series we look at applying for a loan to buy vacant land