As expected, the Monetary Policy Committee kept the repo rate stable, with analysts and market commentators ahead of today’s announcement (24 May 2018) pointing to a more hawkish stance amid a weaker rand.

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 23:36

Africans investing in Africa

While the number of international buyers in residential property in South Africa remains relatively low, at somewhere in the region of three percent nationally, investors from elsewhere on the continent – including returning expats - retain their appetite for the acquisition of South African real estate for a variety of reasons.

Following a year which was saw South Africa’s housing market rise to the challenge amid tough economic conditions, a number of positives stand out, says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group.

The half point increase in the repo rate announced by the Reserve Bank on Wednesday (29 January 2014) certainly sent a shock wave through markets.

As anticipated, and with an eye on rising inflation, the Monetary Policy Committee left the repo rate unchanged despite the prevailing sluggish economy, says Dr Andrew Golding, CE of the Pam Golding Property group. 

Monday, 05 November 2012 17:02

Prima Estates Joins Pam Golding Properties

Having rapidly become entrenched at the forefront of the property market in the Plattekloof area since being launched in 2009, Prima Estates, under the leadership of Lani De Lima, has joined Pam Golding Properties.

Competing against real estate agencies around the globe, Pam Golding Properties (PGP) has been awarded Gold for Best Estate Agency in Africa by the international Overseas Property Professional (OPP) Awards for Excellence in 2012 held in London. In addition, PGP received the Silver Award in the category for Best Global Estate Agency.

Thursday, 21 October 2010 02:00

Property agents positive on prospects

Estate agents have expressed confidence about the sustainability of foreign interest in the South African residential property space post the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

Government plans to hold talks on limiting foreign ownership of real estate in South Africa to combat spiralling land and property prices are misguided, say property industry spokesmen.

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