EDITOR'S CHOICE

Homeowners Will End The Year On A High Note Regardless Of This Week’s Repo Rate Decision

The jury is out on whether the South African Reserve Bank will this week hold the repo rate steady at 3.5% for the eighth consecutive time or increase it slightly, but homeowners still have ample opportunity to make the most of the favourable lending environment, says Carl Coetzee, CEO of BetterBond.  “While we would welcome […]

Executive Premier Funding Solutions

Are you tired of time-consuming traditional banking waiting periods when you applying for funding? Prevance could be your answer

Seven Green Decisions You Can Make Now To Future-Proof Your Home

there are so many things we overlook that could potentially make our homes more livable and cost effective.

POPIA practical guide

A Practical POPIA Guide to Kickstart Your POPIA Compliance

All businesses with employees, customers, and suppliers must comply with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), which comes into effect on 1 July 2021.

NEWS

Property Sector Thoughts on Medium-Term Budget Speech

While the primary focus of the 2021 Medium-Term Budget Speech was the government’s plan to narrow the budget deficit and achieve a surplus by 2024/2025 , property sector insiders welcomed the news that the country’s economic growth outlook has improved. “Thankfully Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana has not announced any tax hikes or adjustments in the […]

low interest rate & semigration trend

Low-Interest Rate & Semigration Trend Drive Growth in Residential Property Sales

A low-interest rate coupled with the semigration trend are two of the contributing factors driving the growth in the residential market. 

Repo Rate Unchanged: expected outcome or missed opportunity?

Repo Rate Unchanged: Expected Outcome or Missed Opportunity?

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has again announced that interest rates will remain stable, keeping the repo rate at 3.5% and the prime lending rate at 7%.

SARB to hold the repo rate

Economists Unanimously Forecast the SARB will Hold the Repo Rate

The South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is expected to hold the rate at the 23-25 March meeting, according to a unanimous vote by 25 panellists on Finder’s SARB repo rate forecast report.

PROFILES

starting a business

‘Technoking’ of Tesla | Elon Musk

In addition to the billions that he has made in the tech industry, creating space cars and diversifying the world through Artificial Intelligence, Musk is constantly improving his real estate investment portfolio too. 

IWG

IWG explores the aspects of franchising that makes it a popular choice amongst African Investors in times of uncertainty. 

Crossways Farm Village | Dr Chris Mulder

“It all boils down to how society can meet basic human needs and nurture economic growth without undermining the natural resource base and the environmental integrity” – Dr Chris Mulder

Evergreen Lifestyle | Cobus Bedeker

Established in 2008, Evergreen Lifestyle is South Africa’s premium retirement brand.