Prime property in Dubai has shown strong performance, particularly in 2012 when prices rose by 20 percent, the second highest growth rate globally.
South African Reserve Bank Leading Business Cycle Indicator suggests no shooting lights out for property trading activity growth in the near term.
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SA home prices are down nearly 30% in US terms since the peak of the market in 2007 and over the next year, foreign buyers will eye this location.
With the Monetary Policy Committee announcement on interest rates this week, economists do not think that the bank will cut rates on 23 May.
With a new emerging Africa, the continent offers opportunities to serious property developers and investors looking to diversify their investments.
Gradual mounting downward pressure on real disposable income growth has seen slowing demand in real household consumption expenditure growth.
Of 600 000 affected consumers, 64 percent of these consumers who benefited from the credit amnesty entered into new credit agreements.
The weak Rand debate is back, and the arguments in favour of a weak currency still seem to largely ignore the realities of human behaviour.
The longer-term damage of the South African Rand depreciation heavily outweighs any short-term boost to export competitiveness, says an economist.
When a couple decides to move in together, two households become one. But when things go pear-shaped, somebody has to move out, usually the man.
2013 will see improvement in household debt servicing come to an end, as the Reserve Bank starts to allow household debt servicing costs to rise.
Liberty Life founder Donald Gordon (Donnie), developer of the iconic Sandton City mall in Johannesburg, is worth US$860 million down from US$2bn.
Low consumer expenditure growth is expected in 2013 as higher consumer inflation takes a bigger bite out of household disposable income, says expert
South Africa’s household sector with its low savings rate and high levels of indebtedness appears highly vulnerable to any external economic shocks.
Although the next peak in the SA property market is at least another five years away, investors should see a steady improvement in 2013 and 2014.
A one-size-fits-all approach to designing and developing retail developments does not work in African, Indian or Middle Eastern markets, says expert
Project bonds, an asset class that is still untapped in this country, could be a viable alternative means of financing infrastructure projects.
When applying for a home loan, it is better to do it through your own bank first as the interest rate is likely to be lower than at another bank.
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