Further repo rate cut would have provided relief for economy and boosted housing market, says Dr Andrew Golding.

As South Africa continues gradually emerging from the national lockdown, the luxury residential property market is showing promising signs of increasing activity, says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group.

So asks Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group.

The Marina Residential Estate offers secure living in the heart of the city, and such is the allure of the lifestyle it offers, within walking distance of some of the best shops, restaurants and entertainment Cape Town has to offer, that six sales have been concluded worth R85.6 million in the estate for July (2020) alone.

If you’re considering selling your home, now is a good time to do it. The combination of record low interest rates, and a surge in buyers looking to buy new homes since the end of the hard lockdown, means the local property market is ‘extremely attractive’ for sellers, says residential property experts  Leadhome.

While retirement in its broadest sense represents a change in lifestyle in one way or another, the fact is, the traditional concept of retirement has changed significantly over the past few decades, with, for example many people in their 60s still very active and in their 70s still working, says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group.

The current, exceptionally low interest rates in South Africa have sparked off a sudden and unexpected call for residential property bonds.

The residential property market in the Eastern Cape has remained surprisingly resilient during the unprecedented times the economy currently faces, says Pam Golding Properties.

The further reduction of the repo rate by 25 basis points to an all-time low of 3.5% takes the prime interest rate down to 7%, says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group.

A new mixed use development is being planned near the landmark Imhoff Farm in Kommetjie, with the public participation process being undertaken as part of the required Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process set to commence in mid-July.

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