HISTORICALLY LOW-INTEREST RATES STILL REPRESENT A BUYING OPPORTUNITY FOR ASPIRANT FIRST-TIME HOMEOWNERS, SAYS DR ANDREW GOLDING

With South Africa’s inflation rate below the lower limit of the inflation target at 2.9%, and local inflationary expectations remaining well-anchored, it was expected that the Monetary Policy Committee would keep the repo rate unchanged, says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group. Says Dr Golding: “This means that the prime […]

WHAT DEFINES A LUXURY HOME IN TODAY’S WORLD?

While the concept of ‘luxury’ means a variety of things to different people when it comes to their primary residence – particularly since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing levels of lockdown – there are several key factors which buyers seek when buying a luxury home. And, says Tania Smit, who heads up Pam […]

IS SUSTAINABILITY FINALLY BECOMING MORE MAINSTREAM?

As the world grapples with the uncertainty surrounding the long-term implications of Covid-19, there is a measure of agreement on one thing – the global pandemic has fast-tracked numerous trends which were already emerging prior to the crisis. Says Anthony Stroebel, head of New Business Development for Pam Golding Properties and a director of the […]

RELIEF AT NO INCREASE IN PERSONAL TAX

“Apart from the commitment made to the urgent rollout of the vaccination programme, of comfort to debt-burdened consumers is the announcement in the National Budget today that there will be no increase in personal income tax, but instead, a 5% adjustment in the personal income tax brackets which will combat fiscal drag and provide R2.2 […]

WHERE IS THE HOUSING MARKET HEADED IN 2021?

Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, comments: After the worst economic downturn in decades, further dampened by the recent tightening of lockdown restrictions in response to the second wave of the pandemic and the recommencement of load shedding, economic growth – while admittedly coming off a low base – is […]

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Pam Golding Properties awarded Best Real Estate Agency in SA

Pam Golding Properties awarded Best Real Estate Agency in South Africa in International Property Awards “At the heart of our success lies our customer-centric approach based on fostering long-term relationships with clients – including both sellers and buyers – with agents playing a key role in applying their negotiating and inter-personal skills in concluding successful […]

PROPERTY SHOWCASE NOVEMBER

BE SURE TO VISIT ONE OF OUR PROPERTY SHOWCASE WEEKENDS. (This Months Property Showcase – 22 November 2020 | (15h00 – 17h00) A BESPOKE PORTFOLIO THAT INCLUDES RESIDENTIAL HOMES, ESTATE LIVING, DEVELOPMENTS & COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES This weekend, we’re featuring homes in Pretoria and Centurion. The properties on show will not disappoint! CENTURION ESTATES 4 bedroom […]

LOCKDOWN IMPACTS BUYING TRENDS OF GENERATIONS OF HOME BUYERS

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has been a catalyst for highlighting the different characteristics – as well as the commonalities of preference – among various generations of home buyers, says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group. “While it’s obviously impossible to strictly categorise individuals according to age, it is interesting […]