Wow! That was so quick. The holiday season came and went so fast we are in a second week of 2014 already. But hopefully your vacation was filled with joy and spectacular scenery, and you are ready for a year ahead.
Kicking off the Newsletter this year, FNB House Price Index has reported the 7th of January, 2014 that house prices across South Africa registered an average gain of 6.8%. Read an article titled South Africa Real Estate Gains 6.8% in 2013 for a full story.
2014 has started on a very good note for the Real Estate Industry. According to the reports, the property market may look good this year. See a full article on Banks ease their lending criteria – a move that will help the property market in 2014
Still on the positive side of life, Wealth List Ranks South Africa on Top Position in Africa. Read the whole article below.
Mike van Alphen, National Manager of the Rawson Property Group’s bond origination division Rawson Finance was quoted as saying "at the moment no one is expecting a growth rate of above 3% for 2014 and the inflation rate seems containable below the 6% mark. Now, therefore, is a good time to buy South African property.” Continue reading his prediction on Current low interest rates likely to be with us for at least three to four years
Have a fruitful 2014